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Office of Graduate Studies

Spring 2017


Sacramento State operates under a completion deadline process. Your application must be filed and all transcripts, test scores, and documents must be received by the Office of Graduate Studies by the close of business on the final application filing deadline for your department. University applications are term specific, which means that Sacramento State will not defer or roll forward your application or admission from term to term. If you do not attend Sacramento State in the term designated on your application, then you must reapply and submit a new application and fee for the subsequent term you wish to start attending Sacramento State.

*** If you have not done so, please visit our Graduate Admissions section, which provides detailed information on how to apply to California State University, Sacramento. ***

SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION MATERIALS: If the department requires additional documents, you can uploaded them using your My Sac State account at https://gradsup.webapps.csus.edu/.  Letters of Recommendation must be sent directly to the department in unopened envelopes from the recommender.  For more information on supplemental materials, please contact your department.

IMPORTANT!!: Students with International documents must submit transcripts/mark sheets at least one month prior to program deadline. Students with F or J visas must apply through International Admissions. Please contact the department for supplemental deadlines and applications.

FOR APPLICANTS TO PROGRAMS THAT LEAD TO LICENSURE OR CREDENTIALING:

Admission into programs leading to licensure and credentialing does not guarantee that students will obtain a license or credential. Licensure and credentialing requirements are set by agencies that are not controlled by or affiliated with the CSU and requirements can change at any time. For example, licensure or credentialing requirements can include evidence of the right to work in the United States (e.g., social security number or tax payer identification number) or successfully passing a criminal background check.  Students are responsible for determining whether they can meet licensure or credentialing requirements. The CSU will not refund tuition, fees, or any associated costs, to students who determine subsequent to admission that they cannot meet licensure or credentialing requirements.  Information concerning licensure and credentialing requirements are available from the department or program. Please see our Graduate Programs page for contact information

**All dates and programs are subject to change without notice** If your program is not listed here, please check with your department for the deadline.


Master's/Doctorate Program Deadlines (By Major)

A | B | C | D | E | F | GH | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

* GPA calculated using last 60 semester units/90 quarter units


Major Dept. Degree Department Contact Minimum GPA Requirement Deadline Supplemental Materials Required
Anthropology ANTH MA *3.0 September 15, 2016 Yes
Art Studio ART MA *2.5 September 15, 2016 Yes
Business Administration BUS MBA 2.5 September 15, 2016 Yes
Business Administration (Accountancy) BUS MS 2.5 September 1, 2016 Yes
Business Administration (Business Analytics in Healthcare) BUS MBA 2.5 September 15, 2016 Yes
Business Administration (Entrepreneurship and Global Business) BUS MBA 2.5 September 15, 2016 Yes
Business Administration (Executive MBA) BUS MBA 2.5 January 13, 2017 No
Business Administration (Finance) BUS MBA 2.5 September 15, 2016 Yes
Child Development COE MA *3.0 September 15, 2016 Yes
Civil Engineering CE MS 2.8 September 15, 2016 Yes
Communication Studies COMS MA 3.00 or 3.25 in last 60/90 September 15, 2016 Yes
Computer Engineering CPE MS *3.0 September 15, 2016 No
Computer Science CSC MS *3.0 September 15, 2016 No
Computer Science (Software Engineering) CSC MS *3.0 September 15, 2016 No
Criminal Justice CRJ MS *3.0 September 15, 2016 Yes
Economics ECON MA *3.0 September 15, 2016 No
Electrical and Electronic Engineering EEE MS *3.0 September 15, 2016 No
English (Composition) ENGL MA *2.75 September 15, 2016 Yes
English (Creative Writing) ENGL MA *2.75 September 15, 2016 Yes
English (Literature) ENGL MA *2.75 September 15, 2016 Yes
Government GOVT MA *3.0
September 15, 2016 Yes
History (Standard)
HIST MA *3.0 September 15, 2016 Yes
Humanities
HUM MA *3.0 September 15, 2016 Yes
Mechanical Engineering ME MS 2.5 overall (3.0 in upper division Engineering courses) September 15, 2016 No
Music (Composition)
MUSC MM *3.0 September 15, 2016 No
Music (Conducting)
MUSC MM *3.0 September 15, 2016 No
Music (Performance)
MUSC MM *3.0 September 15, 2016 No
Nursing (School Nurse through CCE) CCE MSN 3.0 January 13, 2017 Yes
Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration RPTA MS 2.75 September 15, 2016 Yes
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) ENGL MA 2.75 September 15, 2016 Yes


Credential & Certificate Program Deadlines (By Major)

* GPA calculated using last 60 semester units/90 quarter units

Major Dept. Degree Department Contact Minimum GPA Requirement Deadline Supplemental  Materials Required
Music - Post-Master's Performer's Certificate MUSC Certificate *3.0 September 15, 2016 Yes
School Nursing NURS Credential 3.0 January 13, 2017 No
Mild/Moderate Disabilities COE Credential 2.67 September 1, 2016 Yes
Moderate/Severe Disabilities COE Credential 2.67 September 1, 2016 Yes
MS Credential (Multiple Subject) COE Credential 2.67 September 1, 2016 Yes
SS Credential (Single Subject) COE Credential 2.67 September 1, 2016 Yes

FOR APPLICANTS TO PROGRAMS THAT LEAD TO LICENSURE OR CREDENTIALING:

Admission into programs leading to licensure and credentialing does not guarantee that students will obtain a license or credential. Licensure and credentialing requirements are set by agencies that are not controlled by or affiliated with the CSU and requirements can change at any time. For example, licensure or credentialing requirements can include evidence of the right to work in the United States (e.g., social security number or tax payer identification number) or successfully passing a criminal background check.  Students are responsible for determining whether they can meet licensure or credentialing requirements. The CSU will not refund tuition, fees, or any associated costs, to students who determine subsequent to admission that they cannot meet licensure or credentialing requirements.  Information concerning licensure and credentialing requirements are available from the department or program. Please see our Graduate Programs page for contact information