Fall 2021 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.
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 28, 2021
Anthropology (MA) No March 15, 2021
Art (MA, MFA) No February 15, 2021
Audiology (AuD) Yes January 19, 2021
Biology (MS) No March 15, 2021
Business Administration (MBA) No May 28, 2021
Business Administration (MS) No May 28, 2021
Chemistry (MS) No April 15, 2021
Chicana(o) and Latina(o) Studies (MA) No February 15, 2021
Child Development (MA) No March 15, 2021
Civil Engineering (MS) No February 15, 2021
Communication Studies (MA) No March 15, 2021
Communicative Disorders (MA) Yes January 19, 2021
Computer Science (MS) No February 15, 2021
Counseling - Applied Behavior Analysis (MS) Yes January 19, 2021
Counseling - Rehabilitation (MS) Yes January 19, 2021
Counseling - School-Based Family Counseling (MS) Yes January 19, 2021
Counseling - School Psychology (MS) Yes January 19, 2021
Criminalistics (MS) No March 15, 2021
Economics (MA) No May 28, 2021
Education - Bilingual/Multicultural Education in the Urban Classroom (MA) Yes May 28, 2021
Education - Curriculum and Instruction (MA) Yes May 28, 2021
Education - Early Childhood/Primary Education (MA) Yes May 28, 2021
Education - Integrated STEM Teaching (MA) Yes CLOSED
Education - Research and Evaluation (MA) Yes CLOSED
Educational Administration (MA) No May 28, 2021
Educational Foundations (MA) No March 15, 2021
Educational Leadership (EdD) No May 28, 2021
Educational Technology - Educational Technology Leadership No May 28, 2021
Educational Technology - E-Learning and New Media Design (MA) No CLOSED
Electrical Engineering (MS) No February 15, 2021
English (MA) No March 15, 2021
Environmental Science (MS) No March 15, 2021
Geography (MA) No Currently Closed
Geological Science (MS) No March 15, 2021
Healthcare Management (MS) No May 28, 2021
History (MA) No April 15, 2021
Industrial Management (MS) No February 15, 2021
Information Systems (MS) No May 28, 2021
Interdisciplinary Studies (MA, MS) No April 15, 2021
Kinesiology (MS) No April 15, 2021
Latin American Studies (MA) No April 15, 2021
Materials Science and Engineering (MS) No March 15, 2021
Mathematics (MS) No March 15, 2021
Mechanical Engineering (MS) No February 15, 2021
Music (MA, MM) No April 15, 2021
Nursing (MSN) No January 19, 2021
Nutritional Science (MS) No March 15, 2021
Philosophy (MA) No May 28, 2021
Physics (MS) No May 28, 2021
Political Science (MA) No March 15, 2021
Psychology (MA, MS) No February 15, 2021
Public Administration (MPA) No March 15, 2021
Social Work (MSW) No January 19, 2021
Sociology (MA) No April 15, 2021
Spanish (MA) No May 28, 2021
Special Education - Autism Spectrum Disorders (MA) Yes May 28, 2021
Special Education - Early Childhood Special Education (MA) Yes May 28, 2021
Special Education - Mild/Moderate Disabilities (MA) Yes May 28, 2021
Special Education - Moderate/Severe Disabilities (MA) Yes May 28, 2021
Special Education - Multicultural/Multilingual Special Education (MA) Yes May 28, 2021
Special Education - Physical and Health Impairments (MA) Yes May 28, 2021
Special Education - Visual Impairment and Blindness - Teacher Preparation (MA) Yes May 28, 2021
Special Education - Visual Impairment and Blindness - Orientation and Mobility Yes May 28, 2021
Special Education (PhD) Yes February 15, 2021
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MA) No May 28, 2021
Television, Film, and Media Studies (MA) No March 15, 2021
Television, Film, and Theatre (MFA) Yes CLOSED

Post-Baccalaureate/Post-Master's 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 28, 2021
Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate No January 19, 2021
Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate No CLOSED
Advanced Information Systems Certificate No May 28, 2021
Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate Yes May 28, 2021
Autism Spectrum Disorders Certificate Yes May 28, 2021
Bilingualism and Global Education Certificate Yes May 28, 2021
Biotechnology Certificate No April 15, 2021
Clinical Counseling Certificate Yes May 28, 2021
Computer Application in Schools Certificate Yes May 28, 2021
English as a Second Language or Foreign Language (ESL/EFL) Certificate Yes May 28, 2021
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Certificate No March 15, 2021
Healthcare Leadership Certificate No May 28, 2021
Higher Education and Career Counseling Certificate Yes May 28, 2021
Nursing Education Certificate No January 19, 2021
Nurse Practioner: Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate No January 19, 2021
Nurse Practitioner: Family Psychiatric/Mental Health Certificate No January 19, 2021
Online Teaching and Learning Certificate Yes May 28, 2021
Pre-Health Professionals Certificate No April 15, 2021
Speech Language Pathology Master's Preparatory Certificate No March 15, 2021
Storytelling for Teachers and Classrooms Certificate Yes May 28, 2021
Teachers of English Learners Certificate Yes May 28, 2021
Teaching Learners with Special Needs in General Education Classrooms Certificate Yes May 28, 2021
Transition Specialist Certificate Yes May 28, 2021
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Certificate No May 28, 2021

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 8, 2021

December 15, 2020
(Cal State Apply application)

Nursing - RN-BSN Program

Yes - due by:
January 8, 2021

December 15, 2020
(Cal State Apply application)

College of Professional and Global Education (PaGE) Programs

Be sure to review the PaGE webpage for program details, including location, schedule, admission, fees, and financial assistance.
 
For more information about the program, including the supplemental program application (if any), please click on the program name.
Program

Additional Supplemental Application Required?

Application Deadline
No February 15, 2021

Business Administration (MBA) - Fully Employed MBA Track

No May 28, 2021

Public Health (MPH)

No March 15, 2021