Fall 2019 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 Cal State Apply 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 Cal State Apply 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, 2019
Anthropology (MA) March 15, 2019
Art (MA) February 15, 2019
Art (MFA) February 15, 2019
Audiology (AuD) January 15, 2019
Biology (MS) March 15, 2019
Business Administration (MBA) May 31, 2019
Business Administration (MS) May 31, 2019
Chemistry (MS) April 15, 2019
Child Development (MA) March 15, 2019
Civil Engineering (MS) February 15, 2019
Communication Studies (MA) February 15, 2019
Communicative Disorders (MA) January 15, 2019
Computer Science (MS) February 15, 2019
Counseling (MS) January 15, 2019
Criminalistics (MS) April 15, 2019
Economics (MA) May 31, 2019
Education - Bilingualism/Multicultural Education in the Urban Classroom (MA) May 31, 2019
Education - Curriculum and Instruction (MA) May 31, 2019
Education - Early Childhood/Primary Education (MA) May 31, 2019
Education - Educational Foundations (MA) May 31, 2019
Education - Educational Technology Leadership (MA) May 31, 2019
Education - Reading (MA) May 31, 2019
Education - Research and Evaluation (MA) May 31, 2019
Educational Administration (MA) March 15, 2019
Educational Leadership (EdD) May 31, 2019
Electrical Engineering (MS) February 15, 2019
English (MA) March 15, 2019
Environmental Science (MS) May 31, 2019
Geography (MA) May 31, 2019
Geological Science (MS) May 31, 2019
Healthcare Management (MS) May 31, 2019
History (MA) February 15, 2019
Industrial Management (MS) February 15, 2019
Information Systems (MS) May 31, 2019
Interdisciplinary Studies (MA) April 15, 2019
Interdisciplinary Studies (MS) April 15, 2019
Kinesiology (MS) April 15, 2019
Latin American Studies (MA) April 15, 2019
Material Science and Engineering (MS)

February 15, 2019

Extended to March 15, 2019

Mathematics (MS) March 15, 2019
Mechanical Engineering (MS) February 15, 2019
Mexican-American Studies (MA)

February 15, 2019

Extended to March 15, 2019

Music (MA) April 15, 2019
Music (MM) April 15, 2019
Nursing (MS) February 15, 2019
Nutritional Science (MS)

February 15, 2019

Extended to March 15, 2019

Philosophy (MA) May 31, 2019
Physics (MS) May 31, 2019
Political Science (MA) April 15, 2019
Psychology (MA) February 15, 2019
Psychology (MS) February 15, 2019
Public Administration (MPA) March 15, 2019
Social Work (MSW) January 15, 2019
Sociology (MA) May 31, 2019
Spanish (MA) May 31, 2019
Special Education (MA) May 31, 2019
Special Education (PhD) February 15, 2019
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MA) May 31, 2019
Television, Film, and Media Studies (MA) March 15, 2019

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Programs

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, 2019

Credential Only - Clear Induction Administrative Services

March 15, 2019

Second Baccalaureate ProgramS (NURSING ONLY)

Academic Program Application Deadline

Nursing - Basic Pre-Licensure BSN 

Program application due date is January 11, 2019 at 8:59 PM (PST)

November 30, 2018

Extended to December 15, 2018 

(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 Application Deadline
Business Administration - Fully Employed MBA Track

February 15, 2019

Extended to May 31, 2019 (previously extended to March 15, 2019)

Public Health (MPH)

February 15, 2019

Extended to May 31, 2019 (previously extended to March 15, 2019)