College of Engineering & Computer Science

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Welcome to the College of Engineering & Computer Science

Discover a world of opportunities within the College of Engineering and Computer Science, situated within California State University, Northridge. With a rich academic landscape comprising five distinct departments—Civil Engineering and Construction Management, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Management, and Mechanical Engineering—we strive to foster a culture of innovation and prepare the next generation of leaders in engineering and computer science.


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Civil Engineering and Construction Management

Build your potential in the dynamic field of Civil Engineering and Construction Management, where your hands-on civil experiences will pave the way to a solid future in infrastructure and construction.

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Computer Science

Embark on an exhilarating journey into the realm of Computer Science, where our cutting-edge programs empower you to revolutionize the digital landscape and shape the future of technology.

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Electrical and Computer Engineering

Jumpstart your innovation with Electrical and Computer Engineering, where you'll delve into the development of both hardware and software aspects of computer system design.

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Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Management

Optimize complex manufacturing processes through Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Management, where you'll be designing the latest systems to ensure engineering projects are technically and economically sound.

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Mechanical Engineering

Channel your passion into the world of Mechanical Engineering, where you'll be gearing up to pioneer the latest and greatest mechanical marvels.

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Student Services Center / EOP

Receive holistic support services tailored to Undergraduate Engineering and Computer Science students within the Student Services Center and EOP Satellite Office.

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Autodesk CEO Andrew Anagnost & CECS Dean Houssam Toutanji sitting together for an interview.

June 10, 2024

Bridging the equity gap in STEM education with new engineering facility at CSUN

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The CSUN Formula FSAE team at the Michigan International Speedway. (Photo courtesy of Matador Motorsports).

May 15, 2024

CSUN Seniors Place as the Top LA County Team in Formula SAE Competition

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Office of the Dean

College of Engineering & Computer Science

18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8295

  • Phone: (818) 677-4501

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