Graduate and postbaccalaureate applicants may apply for a degree objective, apply for a credential or certificate objective, or have no program objective. Depending on the objective, the CSU will consider an application for admission as follows:
The minimum requirements for admission to graduate and postbaccalaureate studies at a California State University campus are in accordance with university regulations as well as Title 5, Chapter 1, Subchapter 3 of the California Code of Regulations. Specifically, you shall at the time of enrollment:
If you apply to a master's or postbaccalaureate program, the academic program may require you to successfully complete a nationally standardized qualifying examination (e.g. Graduate Record Examination, Graduate Management Admission Test) and fulfill other admission criteria. Please refer to the individual academic program descriptions for information on specific requirements. When tests are required, you must file the test scores with CSUMB Admissions & Recruitment prior to the application deadline. A&R forwards completed files to the department for review.
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