About the Office of Graduate Studies


California State University, Sacramento offers over 40 graduate degree programs, including a joint doctorate in Public History with UC Santa Barbara and an independent doctorate in educational leadership and policy. Our mission is to provide quality post-baccalaureate programs, set and maintain high academic standards for graduate courses and degree programs, and to contribute to the prosperity and welfare of the Sacramento region and the State of California.

California State University, Sacramento has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for admissions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. This includes reporting crime and fire safety information, as per the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act (See https://www.csus.edu/aba/police/).

Graduate Studies serves as the admissions office for all graduate students on campus. Graduate Studies reviews graduate applications, receives application fees and transcripts, enters graduate student information into the student record system, and coordinates distribution of application forms and information. Graduate Studies also serves as a resource for graduate and research assistantships, scholarships, and grants.