Fall 2017 Admission Deadlines - Graduates

  • For specific admission categories, visit Available Terms.
  • For UNDERGRADUATE deadlines, click here.
  • All deadlines are “submit by dates” unless otherwise noted.
  • For the online University Admission Application, click here.
    If you are an international student that will require a student visa to study in the United States, please apply using the International Application. Also, non-US academic records/transcripts must be submitted to IERF for initial evaluation review. For more information, click here.
Please locate your program below to view its respective admission application deadline. If a supplemental program application is required, both the University Admission Application and the Supplemental Program Application must be submitted by the indicated deadline.
 

Graduate Degree Programs (Masters/Doctorates)

For more information about the program, including the supplemental program application (if any), please click on the program name.
Academic Program Application Deadline
Accountancy MS May 31, 2017
Anthropology MA March 15, 2017
Art MA, MFA January 16, 2017
Biology MS April 14, 2017
Business Administration MS May 31, 2017
Chemistry MS March 15, 2017
Child Development MA February 15, 2017
Civil Engineering MS   February 15, 2017
Communication Studies MA (Communication) February 15, 2017
Communication Studies MA (Telecommunications and Film) February 15, 2017
Communicative Disorders MA January 16, 2017
Computer Science MS February 15, 2017
Counseling MS (Applied Behavior Analysis) January 16, 2017
Counseling MS (Marriage and Family Therapy (may include PPS Credential)) January 16, 2017
Counseling MS (Rehabilitation Counseling) January 16, 2017
Counseling MS (School Psychology (with PPS Credential)) January 16, 2017
Criminal Justice MS March 15, 2017
Criminalistics MS March 15, 2017
Economics MA May 31, 2017
Education MA (Bilingual/Multicultural Education in the Urban Classroom) May 31, 2017
Education MA (Curriculum and Instruction) May 31, 2017
Education MA (Early Childhood/Primary Education) May 31, 2017
Education MA (Educational Foundations) May 31, 2017
Education MA (Educational Technology Leadership) May 31, 2017
Education MA (E-Learning and New Media Design) CLOSED
Education MA (Integrated STEM Teaching) CLOSED
Education MA (Mathematics Education) May 31, 2017
Education MA (Reading) May 31, 2017
Education MA (Research and Evaluation) May 31, 2017
Education MA (Secondary Teaching) May 31, 2017
Educational Administration MA May 31, 2017
Educational Leadership EdD May 31, 2017
Electrical Engineering MS February 15, 2017
English MA  March 15, 2017
Environmental Sciences MS April 14, 2017
Geography MA April 14, 2017
Geological Sciences MS (Geology) April 14, 2017
Health Care Management MS May 31, 2017
History MA February 15, 2017
Industrial and Technical Studies MA February 15, 2017
Information Systems MS May 31, 2017
Interdisciplinary Studies MA, MS February 15, 2017
Kinesiology MS March 15, 2017
Latin American Studies MA April 14, 2017
Master of Business Administration MBA May 31, 2017
Mathematics MS February 15, 2017
Mechanical Engineering MS February 15, 2017
Mexican-American Studies MA April 14, 2017
Music MA, MM April 14, 2017
Nursing MS February 15, 2017
Nutritional Science MS March 15, 2017
Philosophy MA May 31, 2017
Physics MS February 15, 2017
Political Science MA April 14, 2017
Psychology MA, MS (Forensic Psychology) February 15, 2017
Public Administration MPA March 15, 2017
Social Work MSW January 16, 2017
Sociology MA March 15, 2017
Spanish MA May 31, 2017
Special Education MA (Autism Spectrum Disorders) May 31, 2017
Special Education MA (Early Childhood Special Education) May 31, 2017
Special Education MA (Mild/Moderate Disabilities) May 31, 2017
Special Education MA (Moderate/Severe Disabilities) May 31, 2017
Special Education MA (Multicultural/Multilingual Special Education) May 31, 2017
Special Education MA (Orientation and Mobility) May 31, 2017
Special Education MA (Physical and Health Impairments) May 31, 2017
Special Education MA (Visual Impairment and Blindness: Teacher Preparation) May 31, 2017
Special Education PhD (offered jointly with UCLA) February 15, 2017
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) MA May 31, 2017
Theatre Arts MA May 31, 2017
TV, Film and Theatre MFA February 15, 2017

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Programs

For more information about the certificate program, including the supplemental program application (if any), please click on the program name.

Certificate Program Application Deadline
Accountancy Certificate May 31, 2017
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner: Adult Certificate February 15, 2017
Advanced Information Systems Certificate May 31, 2017
Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate May 31, 2017
Applied Gerontology Certificate February 15, 2017
Autism Spectrum Disorders Certificate May 31, 2017
Bilingualism and Global Education Certificate May 31, 2017
Biotechnology Credit Certificate May 31, 2017
Clinical Counseling Certificate May 31, 2017
Computer Applications in Schools Certificate May 31, 2017
Educational Therapy Certificate CLOSED
English as a Second or Foreign Language (ESL/EFL) Certificate May 31, 2017
Geographic Information Systems Certificate April 14, 2017
Healthcare Management Certificate May 31, 2017
Higher Education and Career Counseling Certificate May 31, 2017
Nurse Practitioner: Adult Certificate February 15, 2017
Nurse Practitioner: Family Certificate February 15, 2017
Nurse Practitioner: Psychiatric/ Mental Health Certificate February 15, 2017
Nursing Education Certificate February 15, 2017
Online Teaching and Learning Certificate CLOSED
Post Secondary Reading Certificate May 31, 2017
Pre-Health Professionals Certificate April 14, 2017
Speech-Language Pathology Master’s Preparatory Certificate March 15, 2017
Storytelling Certificate May 31, 2017
Teachers of English Learners Certificate May 31, 2017
Teaching Learners with Special Needs in General Education
Classrooms Certificate
May 31, 2017
Transition Specialist Certificate CLOSED
Women's Gender & Sexuality Studies Certificate May 31, 2017

Credential Programs (Charter College of Education)

For more information about the credential program, including the supplemental program application (if any), please click on the program name.

Cal State LA Downtown (DTLA) Programs

For more information about the DTLA program, including the supplemental program application (if any), please click on the program name.
Academic Program Application Deadline
Fully Employed MBA (FEMBA) May 31, 2017
(NOTE: DTLA programs are not subsidized by the State of California. As a result, student fees may be higher, but financial aid may be available for eligible programs to those who qualify.)

(NOTE: If not paid at time of online application submission, the University Application Fee payment must be mailed within 14 days of application submission.)