The Minimum Graduate Admission Requirements Are:
- A bachelor's degree or a recognized equivalent from a regionally accredited institution (See the Bulletin for information regarding Applicants from Institutions Without Regional Accreditation).
- A satisfactory scholastic average; a minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.0. Satisfying minimal standards, however, does not guarantee your admission.
- In good academic standing at the last college or university attended
- Meet additional departmental requirements.
If a student meets the minimum requirements for graduate and post-baccalaureate studies, he/she will be considered for admission in one of the following categories:
- Graduate Classified: Admitted without contingencies. Must meet program and University requirements.
- Graduate Conditionally Classified: Student must remediate or complete all deficiencies identified prior to admission. Must apply for classified status. If admitted, must meet all program and University requirements.
- Contingent Admittance: If you were admitted before your undergraduate degree was earned, you must forward your final transcript with degree posted by the fourth week of instruction the semester you're admitted. If you do not submit proof of your degree, you will be declassified and you will have to reapply for admission as a graduate student.
Important Notes: No more than twelve semester units of work completed prior to being formally admitted by the university to graduate classified standing can be used to meet program requirements and only if permitted by the department. Only six (6) units of C.E.L. may count toward a graduate degree.
For a Second Bachelor's Degree, students must apply through the Undergraduate Admissions, using an Undergraduate Application form. No units taken as a Second Bachelor's Student can be utilized as part of a Master's Program.