Fall 2020 Admission Deadlines - Graduates

  • For specific admission categories, visit Available Terms.
  • 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 (1) the University Admission Application and (2) the Supplemental Program Application must be submitted by the indicated deadline.
 
Be aware: In addition to the admission application(s), all supporting academic records (and if applicable, test scores) must be submitted to the Admissions Office within 3 weeks of Cal State Apply application submission. Please plan ahead.
 

Graduate Degree Programs (Masters/Doctorates)

For more information about the program, including the supplemental program application, please click on the program name.
Academic Program Additional Supplemental Application Required? Application Deadline
Accounting (MS) No May 29, 2020
Anthropology (MA) Yes March 16, 2020
Art (MA, MFA) Yes February 14, 2020
Audiology (AuD) Yes January 15, 2020
Biology (MS) Yes March 16, 2020
Business Administration (MBA) No May 29, 2020
Business Administration (MS) No May 29, 2020
Chemistry (MS) Yes April 15, 2020
Chicana(o) and Latina(o) Studies (MA) Yes February 14, 2020
Child Development (MA) Yes March 16, 2020
Civil Engineering (MS) Yes February 14, 2020
Communication Studies (MA) No February 14, 2020
Communicative Disorders (MA) Yes January 15, 2020
Computer Science (MS) No February 14, 2020
Counseling - Applied Behavior Analysis (MS) Yes January 15, 2020
Counseling - Rehabilitation (MS) Yes January 15, 2020
Counseling - School-Based Family Counseling (MS) Yes January 15, 2020
Counseling - School Psychology (MS) Yes January 15, 2020
Criminalistics (MS) Yes March 16, 2020
Economics (MA) No May 29, 2020
Education - Bilingual/Multicultural Education in the Urban Classroom (MA) Yes

May 29, 2020

Education - Curriculum and Instruction (MA) Yes May 29, 2020
Education - Early Childhood/Primary Education (MA) Yes May 29, 2020
Education - Educational Foundations (MA) Yes May 29, 2020
Education - Educational Technology Leadership (MA) Yes May 29, 2020
Education - Research and Evaluation (MA) Yes May 29, 2020
Educational Administration (MA) No April 15, 2020
Educational Leadership (EdD) No May 29, 2020
Electrical Engineering (MS) Yes February 14, 2020
English (MA) No March 16, 2020
Environmental Science (MS) No March 16, 2020
Geography (MA) Yes March 16, 2020
Geological Science (MS) Yes March 16, 2020
Healthcare Management (MS) No May 29, 2020
History (MA) No February 14, 2020
Industrial Management (MS) Yes February 14, 2020
Information Systems (MS) No May 29, 2020
Interdisciplinary Studies (MA, MS) Yes April 15, 2020
Kinesiology (MS) Yes April 15, 2020
Latin American Studies (MA) Yes February 14, 2020
Materials Science and Engineering (MS) Yes March 16, 2020
Mathematics (MS) Yes March 16, 2020
Mechanical Engineering (MS) No February 14, 2020
Music (MA, MM) Yes April 15, 2020
Nursing (MSN) No February 14, 2020
Nutritional Science (MS) Yes February 14, 2020
Philosophy (MA) Yes May 29, 2020
Physics (MS) Yes May 29, 2020
Political Science (MA) No April 15, 2020
Psychology (MA, MS) Yes February 14, 2020
Public Administration (MPA) No March 16, 2020
Social Work (MSW) No January 15, 2020
Sociology (MA) No April 15, 2020
Spanish (MA) Yes May 29, 2020
Special Education - Autism Spectrum Disorders (MA) Yes May 29, 2020
Special Education - Early Childhood Special Education (MA) Yes May 29, 2020
Special Education - Mild/Moderate Disabilities (MA) Yes May 29, 2020
Special Education - Moderate/Severe Disabilities (MA) Yes May 29, 2020
Special Education - Multicultural/Multilingual Special Education (MA) Yes May 29, 2020
Special Education - Physical and Health Impairments (MA) Yes May 29, 2020
Special Education - Visual Impairment and Blindness - Teacher Preparation (MA) Yes May 29, 2020
Special Education (PhD) Yes February 14, 2020
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MA) No May 29, 2020
Television, Film, and Media Studies (MA) Yes February 14, 2020
Television, Film, and Theatre (MFA) Yes February 14, 2020

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Programs

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

Certificate Program Additional Supplemental Application Required? Application Deadline
Accounting Certificate No May 29, 2020
Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate No February 14, 2020
Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate No February 14, 2020
Advanced Information Systems Certificate No May 29, 2020
Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate Yes May 29, 2020
Autism Spectrum Disorders Certificate Yes May 29, 2020
Bilingualism and Global Education Certificate Yes May 29, 2020
Biotechnology Certificate Yes April 15, 2020
Clinical Counseling Certificate Yes May 29, 2020
Computer Application in Schools Certificate Yes May 29, 2020
English as a Second Language or Foreign Language (ESL/EFL) Certificate Yes May 29, 2020
Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate No February 14, 2020
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Certificate No March 16, 2020
Healthcare Leadership Certificate No May 29, 2020
Higher Education and Career Counseling Certificate Yes May 29, 2020
Nurse Practitioner: Family Psychiatric/Mental Health Certificate No February 14, 2020
Pre-Health Professionals Certificate Yes April 15, 2020
Speech Language Pathology Master's Preparatory Certificate No March 16, 2020
Storytelling for Teachers and Classrooms Certificate Yes May 29, 2020
Teachers of English Learners Certificate Yes May 29, 2020
Teaching Learners with Special Needs in General Education Classrooms Certificate Yes May 29, 2020
Transition Specialist Certificate Yes May 29, 2020
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Certificate No April 29, 2020

Credential Programs (Charter College of Education)

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

Second Baccalaureate Programs (NURSING ONLY)

For more information about the program, including the supplemental program application, please click on the program name.

Academic Program

Additional Supplemental Application Required?

Application Deadline

Nursing - Basic Pre-Licensure BSN (Traditional Program)

Yes - due by:

January 10, 2020 at 8:59 PM (PST)

November 30, 2019

(Cal State Apply application)

Cal State LA PaGE and Downtown (DTLA) Programs

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

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

Additional Supplemental Application Required?

Application Deadline
Business Administration (MBA) - Fully Employed MBA Track No May 29, 2020
Kinesiology (MS) - Sports Operation and Athlete Management Yes March 16, 2020
Public Health (MPH) No March 16, 2020