Graduate and Postbaccalaureate Requirements
Graduate and postbaccalaureate applicants may apply for a degree objective, a credential or certificate objective. Depending on the objective, Cal State L.A. will consider an application for admission as follows:
General Requirements: The minimum requirements for admission to graduate and postbaccalaureate studies at a California State University campus are in accordance with university regulations as well as Title 5, chapter 1, subchapter 3 of the California Code of Regulations. Specifically, a student shall:
If you meet the minimum requirements for graduate and postbaccalaureate studies, you will be considered for admission in one of the following four categories:
If you wish to enroll in a credential or certificate program, you will be required to satisfy additional professional, personal, scholastic, and other standards, including qualifying examinations, prescribed by the campus; or
Graduate Conditionally Classified
You may be admitted to a graduate degree program in this category if, in the opinion of appropriate campus authority, you can remedy deficiencies by additional preparation; or
To pursue a graduate degree, you will be required to fulfill all of the professional, personal, scholastic, and other standards, including qualifying examinations, prescribed by the campus.
If you do not possess a baccalaureate degree from a postsecondary institution where English is the principal language of instruction, you must obtain a minimum English Proficiency Exam score as follows:
NOTE: Exam scores are only valid for two years after the test date. Official scores must be sent to the University.
Last revised: September 1, 2003