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Cal State LA College of ECST Students and Alumni






The College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology (ECST) offers accredited programs in civil, electrical, and mechanical engineering; computer science; and industrial technology, as well as California’s only public university programs in aviation administration, fire protection administration, and graphic communication. We serve over 3,000 undergraduate majors and over 350 graduate students. Our rigorous curriculum prepares students for a broad range of successful technical and management careers in competitive job markets. 

In 2018, U.S. News & World Report ranked Cal State LA’s undergraduate engineering program in the top ten for its category; in addition, the National Science Foundation recently (2017) ranked Cal State LA as the top supplier of Latino science and engineering Ph.D. recipients among all undergraduate and master’s degree granting colleges and universities in the continental United States. We are a powerful engine of social mobility.

Funding Priorities:

  • MakerSpace: a state-of-the-art workspace to inspire and promote hands-on learning, collaboration, and innovation, with tools and spaces for student design projects.
  • Acceleration Initiative: pre-college and first-year programs designed to inspire and strengthen students’ engagement with engineering, build strong fundamentals, and develop college community.
  • Capstone Senior Design: a program that places student teams in an industry setting, where they combine theoretical knowledge and hands-on skills to create real-world solutions for client-identified problems.
  • Student Success Fund: provides scholarship and other support to deserving students.
  • Dean’s Fund for Innovation: provides the Dean of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology with support to help implement the college’s Strategic Plan.

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Contact Us

Emily Allen, Ph.D.

Emily Allen, Ph.D.
College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology
(323) 343-4500

Kevin Doody

Kevin Doody
Director of Development, 
College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology
(323) 343-3071