Fall 2018 Admissions Dates and Deadlines for 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.
  • International applicants: Non-US academic records/transcripts must be submitted to IERF or WES 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.
Program Application Deadline
Accountancy (MS) May 31, 2018
Anthropology (MA) February 15, 2018
Art (MA) February 15, 2018
Art (MFA) February 15, 2018
Biology (MS) March 15, 2018
Business Administration (MBA) May 31, 2018
Business Administration (MS) May 31, 2018
Chemistry (MS) March 15, 2018
Child Development (MA) February 15, 2018
Civil Engineering (MS) February 15, 2018
Communication Studies (MA) February 15, 2018
Communicative Disorders (MA) January 16, 2018
Computer Science (MS) February 15, 2018
Counseling (MS) January 16, 2018
Criminal Justice (MS) CLOSED
Criminalistics (MS) March 15, 2018
Economics (MA) May 31, 2018
Education - Bilingualism/Multicultural Education in the Urban Classroom (MA) May 31, 2018
Education - Curriculum and Instruction (MA) May 31, 2018
Education - Early Childhood/Primary Education (MA) May 31, 2018
Education - Educational Foundations (MA) May 31, 2018
Education - Educational Technology Leadership (MA) May 31, 2018
Education - E-Learning and New Media Design (MA) CLOSED
Education - Integrated STEM Teaching (MA) CLOSED
Education - Mathematics Education (MA) May 31, 2018
Education - Reading (MA) May 31, 2018
Education - Research and Evaluation (MA) May 31, 2018
Educational Administration (MA) March 15, 2018
Educational Leadership (EdD) May 31, 2018
Electrical Engineering (MS) February 15, 2018
English (MA) March 15, 2018
Environmental Science (MS) April 16, 2018
Geography (MA) April 16, 2018
Geological Science (MS) April 16, 2018
Healthcare Management (MS) May 31, 2018
History (MA) February 15, 2018
Industrial and Technical Studies (MA) February 15, 2018
Information Systems (MS) May 31, 2018
Interdisciplinary Studies (MA) April 16, 2018
Interdisciplinary Studies (MS) April 16, 2018
Kinesiology (MS) April 16, 2018
Latin American Studies (MA) April 16, 2018
Mathematics (MS) March 15, 2018
Mechanical Engineering (MS) February 15, 2018
Mexican-American Studies (MA) April 16, 2018
Music (MA) April 16, 2018
Music (MM) April 16, 2018
Nursing (MS) February 15, 2018
Nutritional Science (MS) February 15, 2018
Philosophy (MA) May 31, 2018
Physics (MS) March 15, 2018
Political Science (MA) April 16, 2018
Psychology (MA) February 15, 2018
Psychology (MS) February 15, 2018
Public Administration (MPA) March 15, 2018
Social Work (MSW) January 16, 2018
Sociology (MA) May 31, 2018
Spanish (MA) March 15, 2018
Special Education (MA) May 31, 2018
Special Education (PhD) February 15, 2018
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MA) May 31, 2018
Television, Film, and Theatre (MFA) February 15, 2018

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Programs

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

Program Application Deadline
Accounting May 31, 2018
Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (Post-Master's) February 15, 2018
Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (Post-Master's) February 15, 2018
Advanced Information Systems May 31, 2018
Applied Behavior Analysis May 31, 2018
Autism Spectrum Disorders May 31, 2018
Bilingualism and Global Education May 31, 2018
Biotechnology April 16, 2018
California Reading Certificate May 31, 2018
Clinical Counseling May 31, 2018
Computer Applications in Schools May 31, 2018
English as a Second Language or Foreign Language (ESL) May 31, 2018
Family Nurse Practitioner (Post-Master's) February 15, 2018
Geographic Information Systems April 16, 2018
Healthcare Leadership May 31, 2018
Higher Education and Career Counseling May 31, 2018
Nurse Practitioner: Family Psychiatric/Mental Health (Post-Master's) February 15, 2018
Nursing Education (Post-Master's) February 15, 2018
Postsecondary Reading Certificate Program May 31, 2018
Pre-Health Professionals April 16, 2018
Speech Language Pathology Master's Preparatory March 15, 2018
Storytelling for Teachers and Classrooms May 31, 2018
Teachers of English Learners May 31, 2018
Teaching Learners with Special Needs in General Education Classrooms May 31, 2018
Transition Specialist May 31, 2018
Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies May 31, 2018

Credential Programs (Charter College of Education)

For more information about the credential program, including the supplemental program application (if any), please click one of the following two categories:

Program Application Deadline
Credential Only May 31, 2018

Credential Only - Clear Induction Administrative Services

March 15, 2018

Second Baccalaureate ProgramS (NURSING ONLY)

Academic Program Application Deadline
Nursing - Basic Pre-Licensure BSN November 30, 2017
Nursing - RN-BSN Program November 30, 2017

Cal State LA Downtown (DTLA) Programs

Be sure to review the Cal State LA College of Professional and Global Education site for details of this program including location, schedule, admission, fees and financial assistance.

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