Graduate Programs

Thank you for your interest in pursuing graduate studies in the College of Natural and Social Sciences at California State University, Los Angeles. We offer fifteen master's degree programs and five post-baccalaureate certificate programs from which you may choose.  No matter what course of study you pursue in our state-of-the-art facilities, you will collaborate with diverse and well-prepared peers, be mentored by outstanding faculty, and draw upon the wide-ranging resources of the major institutions and organizations within the greater Los Angeles area. Whether you seek career enhancement, scholarly or professional advancement, or simply the joy of acquiring further knowledge, we offer outstanding value for your investment.  Let us assist you in the attainment of your dreams.


Master's Degree Programs

Master's Degree Programs in the College of Natural and Social Sciences:

Certificate Programs

Postbaccalaureate Certificate Programs:

Admissions Office Webpage

If you are interested in applying for a master’s degree, please visit the admissions website for deadlines and applications.

University Graduate Studies Webpage

Graduate students can find graduate forms (GS-8, GS-10, general academic petition, etc.), funding opportunities, and other graduate resources on this page.

NSS Graduate Studies Handbook

Download: NSS Graduate Studies Handbook (PDF)
Criteria and procedures for Faculty Advisors, Department Chairs, Department Staff, and Graduate Students.