Graduate Admissions

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Application Deadlines

Fall 2024 Deadlines
ProgramOn-Campus or OnlineApplication and Document Deadline
MS Accounting On-CampusJune 1
MS BiologyOn-Campus March 1
MS Computer ScienceOn-CampusJune 1
MS Counseling: College CounselingOn-CampusFebruary 1
MS Counseling: School CounselingOn-CampusFebruary 1
MS Cyber SecurityOnlineJune 1
MA Education Curriculum &I instructionOn- CampusJune 1
MA Education: Dual Language LearningOn-CampusJune 1
MA School Leadership CASLAOn-CampusJune1
MA School LeadershipOn-CampusJune 1
MA English: LiteratureOn-CampusJune 1
MA English: Lit Rhet & CompOn-CampusJune 1
MA English:TESLOn-CampusJune 1
MS Environmental ScienceOn-CampusMarch 1
MS Health Science: O & POn-CampusJune 1
MS Marital and Family TherapyOn-CampusFebruary 1
MS Nursing: Nurse AdministratorOnlineJuly 1
MS Nursing: CNS Adult GerontologyOnlineJuly 1
MS Nursing: Nurse EducatorOnlineJuly 1
MS Nursing: Family Nurse PracOnlineApril 1
MS Nursing: Pediatric CNSOnlineJuly 1
MS Nursing: Neonatal Clinical Nurse Specialist OnlineJuly 1
Master of Social WorkOn-CampusFebruary 1
Master of Social WorkOn-CampusFebruary 1
MA Neg Conflict Res &PeacebuildingOnlineJuly 1
MA Psychology: Clinical PsychologyOn-CampisFebruary 1
MA Psychology: Health Psy TrackOn-CampusFebruary 1
MPA Public ManagementOn- CampusJuly 1
Cal State Online Criminal JusticeOnlineJuly 1
Cal State Online MPA Health CareOnlineJuly 1
Cal State Online MPA NonprofitOnlineJuly 1
MS Quality Assurance ManufacturingOnlineJuly 1
MS QAS Service & Health CareOnlineJuly 1
MS Radiologic and Imaging SciencesOn-CampusJuly 1
MS System EngineeringOnlineJune 1
MA Sociology: General Sociology On-CampusApril 1
MA Special EducationOn-CampusJune 1

Graduate Fees

A detailed list of term specific fees, such as graduate tuition, student activities, and late fees can be found on the Student Financial Services site.

Before You Apply

  • Research the admission requirements for your desired program of choice;
  • Some programs may require additional documents, also known as supplemental requirements, such as:
    • Personal Statement
    • Letter of Recommendation (including how many letters are required and if it must come from Professional or Academic personnel)
      • Example: Manager, Supervisor, Faculty, or Advisor
    • Standardized Test Scores (such as GRE/GMAT/CSET)
  • Ensure you are aware of all deadlines;
    • Note The application and transcripts/document deadline is the same day. 
  • Have a copy of your unofficial transcripts from all previously attended institutions to assist you in your application;
  • Go to and create an account;
  • Complete and submit your application for admission by the program application/Transcript deadline;
  • Submit official transcripts from all institutions attended as soon as you submit your admissions application. This also includes community college transcripts of courses taken before or after the degree earned. 

Graduate Certificates

Please call the office of Graduate Studies and Research at (310) 243-3693 for information on certificates.


Please call the College of Education at (310) 243-3496 for information on credential programs.