Spring 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 November 2, 2020
Anthropology (MA) Yes October 1, 2020
Art (MA, MFA) Yes CLOSED
Audiology (AuD) Yes CLOSED
Biology (MS) Yes October 15, 2020
Business Administration (MBA) No November 2, 2020
Business Administration (MS) No November 2, 2020
Chemistry (MS) Yes CLOSED
Chicana(o) and Latina(o) Studies (MA) Yes October 1, 2020
Child Development (MA) Yes CLOSED
Civil Engineering (MS) Yes October 1, 2020
Communication Studies (MA) No CLOSED
Communicative Disorders (MA) Yes CLOSED
Computer Science (MS) No October 1, 2020
Counseling - Applied Behavior Analysis (MS) Yes CLOSED
Counseling - Rehabilitation (MS) Yes CLOSED
Counseling - School-Based Family Counseling (MS) Yes CLOSED
Counseling - School Psychology (MS) Yes CLOSED
Criminalistics (MS) Yes CLOSED
Economics (MA) No November 2, 2020
Education - Bilingual/Multicultural Education in the Urban Classroom (MA) Yes

October 1, 2020

Education - Curriculum and Instruction (MA) Yes October 1, 2020
Education - Early Childhood/Primary Education (MA) Yes October 1, 2020
Education - Educational Foundations (MA) Yes October 1, 2020
Education - Integrated STEM Teaching (MA) Yes CLOSED
Education - Mathematics Education (MA) Yes CLOSED
Education - Reading (MA) Yes CLOSED
Education - Research and Evaluation (MA) Yes CLOSED
Educational Administration (MA) No

October 15, 2020 (extended from 10/1)

Educational Leadership (EdD) No CLOSED
Educational Technology - Educational Technology Leadership No CLOSED
Educational Technology - E-Learning and New Media Design (MA) No November 2, 2020 (extended from 10/1)
Electrical Engineering (MS) Yes October 1, 2020
English (MA) No October 15, 2020
Environmental Science (MS) No October 15, 2020
Geography (MA) Yes October 15, 2020
Geological Science (MS) Yes October 15, 2020
Healthcare Management (MS) No November 2, 2020
History (MA) No October 1, 2020
Industrial Management (MS) Yes CLOSED
Information Systems (MS) No November 2, 2020
Interdisciplinary Studies (MA, MS) Yes CLOSED
Kinesiology (MS) Yes CLOSED
Latin American Studies (MA) Yes November 2, 2020
Materials Science and Engineering (MS) Yes October 1, 2020
Mathematics (MS) Yes October 1, 2020
Mechanical Engineering (MS) No October 1, 2020
Music (MA, MM) Yes November 2, 2020
Nursing (MSN) No CLOSED
Nutritional Science (MS) Yes CLOSED
Philosophy (MA) Yes November 2, 2020
Physics (MS) Yes November 2, 2020
Political Science (MA) No October 15, 2020
Psychology (MA, MS) Yes CLOSED
Public Administration (MPA) No October 15, 2020
Social Work (MSW) No CLOSED
Sociology (MA) No CLOSED
Spanish (MA) Yes November 2, 2020
Special Education - Autism Spectrum Disorders (MA) Yes October 1, 2020
Special Education - Early Childhood Special Education (MA) Yes October 1, 2020
Special Education - Mild/Moderate Disabilities (MA) Yes October 1, 2020
Special Education - Moderate/Severe Disabilities (MA) Yes October 1, 2020
Special Education - Multicultural/Multilingual Special Education (MA) Yes October, 2020
Special Education - Physical and Health Impairments (MA) Yes October 1, 2020
Special Education - Visual Impairment and Blindness - Teacher Preparation (MA) Yes October 1, 2020
Special Education - Visual Impairment and Blindness - Orientation and Mobility Yes CLOSED
Special Education (PhD) Yes CLOSED
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MA) No

October 15, 2020 (extended from 10/1)

Television, Film, and Media Studies (MA) Yes CLOSED
Television, Film, and Theatre (MFA) Yes CLOSED

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 November 2, 2020
Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate No CLOSED
Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate No CLOSED
Advanced Information Systems Certificate No October 1, 2020
Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate Yes October 1, 2020
Autism Spectrum Disorders Certificate Yes October 1, 2020
Bilingualism and Global Education Certificate Yes October 1, 2020
Biotechnology Certificate Yes CLOSED
California Reading Certificate Yes CLOSED
Clinical Counseling Certificate Yes October 1, 2020
Computer Application in Schools Certificate Yes CLOSED
English as a Second Language or Foreign Language (ESL/EFL) Certificate Yes October 1, 2020
Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate No CLOSED
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Certificate No October 15, 2020
Healthcare Leadership Certificate No November 2, 2020
Higher Education and Career Counseling Certificate Yes October 1, 2020
Nursing Education Certificate No CLOSED
Nurse Practitioner: Family Psychiatric/Mental Health Certificate No CLOSED
Online Teaching and Learning Certificate Yes CLOSED
Postsecondary Reading Certificate Yes CLOSED
Pre-Health Professionals Certificate Yes CLOSED
Speech-Language Pathology Master's Preparatory Certificate No CLOSED
Storytelling for Teachers and Classrooms Certificate Yes CLOSED
Teachers of English Learners Certificate Yes October 1, 2020
Teaching Learners with Special Needs in General Education Classrooms Certificate Yes October 1, 2020
Transition Specialist Certificate Yes October 1, 2020
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Certificate No October 15, 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.

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 October 1, 2020