Requirements and Procedures

Admission Procedures

Admission Procedures

Apply Now for Spring 2023- Deadline is November 1, 2022.
Deadline for Fall 2023 is May 31, 2023.
Only a Cal State Apply application is needed for this program.
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International Students

  • International applicants (those requiring a F/J visa to study in the US) to a graduate/postbaccalaureate program with non-US academic records/transcripts are required to submit their international records (with the institutions grading scale), and ATA certified English translation(s), to one of the following Foreign Credential Evaluation agencies for initial academic evaluation:

  • After applying to Cal State LA, visit IERF or WES and create an online application requesting the "Course-by-Course, Detailed Report” to be submitted to the CSU Los Angeles-Graduate Studies. For steps on how to submit your foreign academic records to these agencies. Please select the correct report type; incorrect report types may lead to missed deadlines, and the withdrawal of your admission application.

  • We do not accept foreign credential evaluation reports from other agencies. Reports must be sent directly from IERF or WES to the Cal State LA Admissions Office.

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