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Admission Requirements

ACCOUNTANCYOpens in new window
Degree: M.S.
Mihaylo College of Business & Economics
IELTS: 7.0
PTE: 65
TOEFL iBT: 88
TOEFL paper exam: 570
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, applicants will be evaluated based on the following:
  1. A bachelor’s degree with a major in business administration and a concentration in accounting (equivalent to the degree and concentration as offered at CSUF) with at least an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 (B). The degree must include calculus and software applications equivalent to passing MATH 135 and ISDS 265 with a “C” (2.0) or better. Courses in the major are to be no more than seven years old, and courses in the accounting concentration no more than five years old. Courses in the major (including the accounting concentration) must have at least a 3.0 (B) GPA, and courses with grades lower than “C” (2.0) must be repeated. Applicants who have a bachelor’s degree in a field other than Business Administration with a concentration in accounting may be considered for admission. If admitted, such students will be required to complete additional courses or demonstrate proficiency as described in the next section. Students admitted without a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (with a concentration in accounting) will be required to satisfy the following requirements either prior to or during their residency at CSUF.
  2. Satisfactory score on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). Students must score in the top 50 percent on the verbal, quantitative and analytical writing areas.
  3. All students admitted with a business degree with a concentration other than accounting must complete the following accounting prerequisite courses: ACCT 301A, 301B, 302, 307 and 308. These accounting prerequisite courses must be completed with at least a 3.0 (B) GPA, with a “C” (2.0) or better for each individual course. Courses with grades lower than “C” must be repeated. These requirements are in addition to the Study Plan as described below.
  4. All students admitted with a bachelor’s degree in a field other than Business Administration will be required to take (or demonstrate proficiency in) the following courses/academic topics either prior to or during their residency at CSUF: MATH 135 and ISDS 265; business foundation courses (ACCT 510, ECON 515, and MGMT 339); and accounting prerequisite courses (ACCT 301A, 301B, 302, 307, and 308). These courses must be completed with at least a 3.0 (B) GPA, with a “C” (2.0) or better for each individual course. Courses with grades lower than ‘C’ must be repeated. These requirements are in addition to the Study Plan.
  5. A minimum score of 570 on the paper exam, or 88 on the internet based (iBT) TOEFL is required (for international students); and
  6. A recommendation from the Accountancy Admissions Committee based upon a review of the above requirements, the student’s “Statement of Purpose” and prior work experience. Additional coursework may be required of admitted students who holistically satisfy the criteria but are weak in one of the above areas.
For more information, visit:https://business.fullerton.edu/programs/graduate/specialty/ms-accountancy.htmlOpens in new window .
AMERICAN STUDIESOpens in new window
Degree: M.A.
College of Humanities & Social Studies
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, applicants will be evaluated based on the following:
  1. Hold a bachelor’s degree with a major, or its equivalent, in American studies or in an appropriate discipline of the humanities or social sciences;
  2. Have a grade-point average of at least 3.2 in upper-division major courses; and
  3. Submit two satisfactory letters of recommendation from instructors in upper-division major courses. Students whose undergraduate program indicates certain limited subject, grade or breadth deficiencies may be considered for admission, at the discretion of the graduate adviser, with approval of the department’s graduate committee. In such cases, a student must make up deficiencies, in consultation with the graduate adviser, and must complete all required courses with at least a “B” (3.0) average before classified graduate standing may be considered.
For more information, visit:http://amst.fullerton.edu/graduate/applying.aspxOpens in new window
ANTHROPOLOGYOpens in new window
Degree: M.A.
College of Humanities & Social Studies
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, admission to conditionally classified standing is contingent upon evaluation and acceptance by the Graduate Affairs Committee. The Department of Anthropology requires a grade-point average (GPA) of 3.0 in all undergraduate coursework in anthropology. Students with limited subject or grade deficiencies may be considered for admission to the program if they agree to complete, with at least a “B” (3.0) average, additional courses selected by the Graduate Study Committee. Subject deficiencies must be met prior to candidacy. In addition, they are required to take the graduate record exam (GRE) during the year prior to applying to the program. Students entering the MA program from other fields or other departments of anthropology should discuss appropriate course substitution with the graduate adviser. The department does not permit substitutions for the core courses. For more information, visit:http://anthro.fullerton.edu/Academics/Graduate.aspxOpens in new window
ARTOpens in new window
Concentration:
  • (Art) History
  • Crafts:, Woodworking, Jewelry/Metalsmithing
  • Ceramics
  • Creative Photography
  • Drawing and Painting
  • Exhibition Design
  • Glass
  • Graphic and Interactive Design
  • Illustration
  • Sculpture
Degree: M.A.
College of the Arts
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, applicants will be evaluated based on the following:
  1. A baccalaureate degree in art with the same concentration as the graduate degree objective from an accredited institution, or 24 upper-division units in art of which 12 units must be in a concentration completed with a “B” (3.0) or better in all courses. Applicants are advised that most upper-division courses require lower-division prerequisites. A faculty adviser should be con­sulted with regard to recommended courses;
  2. Pass a semi-annual comprehensive portfolio review. This comprehensive review is an evaluation of the candidate by a committee compris­ing faculty teaching in the area of concentration. The committee reviews the student’s creative work, statement of purpose, academic and other relevant qualifications; assigned research papers are required of art history applicants in lieu of a portfolio. Procedures, dates and appointment times are available through the art department graduate office;
  3. Form a graduate committee; and
  4. Develop an approved study plan.
For more information, visit:http://www.fullerton.edu/arts/art/students/admissions.phpOpens in new window
ARTOpens in new window  (M.F.A.)
Concentration:
  • Crafts:, Woodworking, Jewelry/Metalsmithing
  • Ceramics
  • Creative Photography
  • Graphic and Interactive Design
  • Drawing & Painting
  • Exhibition Design
  • Glass
  • Illustration
  • Sculpture
Degree: M.F.A.
College of the Arts
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 85
TOEFL paper exam: 560
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, applicants will be evaluated based on the following:
  1. Baccalaureate degree in art with the same concentration as the graduate degree objective from an accredited institution, or 24 upper-division units in art, 18 of which must be in the concentra­tion completed with a “B” (3.0) or better in all courses. Applicants are advised that most upper-division courses require lower-division prerequisites;
  2. Pass the semi-annual comprehensive portfolio review. The comprehensive portfolio review is an evaluation of the candidate by a committee comprising faculty teaching in the area of concentration. The committee reviews the student’s creative work, statement of purpose, academic and other relevant quali­fications. Procedures, dates and appointment times are available through the Art Department Graduate Office. If the student’s portfolio is not adequate, the applicant may still be recommended for conditionally classified standing by the faculty comprehensive review committee. However, the comprehensive portfolio review must be repeated;
  3. Form a graduate committee; and
  4. Develop an approved study plan.
For more information, visit:http://www.fullerton.edu/arts/art/students/admissions.phpOpens in new window
BIOLOGYOpens in new window
Degree: M.S.
College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, applicants will be evaluated based on the following:
  1. A B.A. or B.S. in Biological Science or related area at an accredited institu­tion with a 3.0 GPA in biology courses and 2.5 GPA in the related courses in mathematics, chemistry and physics;
  2. Submitting scores from the Graduate Record Examination General Test (GRE), Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) or Dental Admission Test (DAT);
  3. Completing the departmental application;
  4. Submitting two letters of recom­mendation; and
  5. Acceptance by a thesis adviser.
Students with deficiencies may be considered for conditional acceptance into the program. For conditionally accepted students, the specific conditions and a deadline for their completion are determined at the time of admission; continuation in the M.S. program is dependent upon completion of the admission conditions by the specified deadline. For more information visit:http://www.fullerton.edu/biology/grads/apply.phpOpens in new window
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - M.B.AOpens in new window
Concentration:
  • Accounting
  • Business Analytics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General
  • Information Systems
  • Management
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Risk Management & Insurance
Degree: M.B.A.
Mihaylo College of Business & Economics
IELTS: 7.0
PTE: 65
TOEFL iBT: 88
TOEFL paper exam: 570
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, applicants will be evaluated based on the following:
  1. A satisfactory score on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). Students should score in the top 50 percent on the verbal, quantitative and analytical writing areas;
  2. A minimum TOEFL score of 570 on the paper exam, or 88 on the internet based (iBT) is required (for international students); and
  3. A recommendation from the MBA Admissions Committee based upon a review of the above requirements, the student’s “Statement of Purpose” and prior work experience.
  4. Additional coursework may be required of admitted students who holistically satisfy the criteria but are weak in one of the above areas. All newly admitted students must demonstrate proficiency in calculus, software applications and statistics, either at the time of admission or within their first year of study. The three technical courses listed below, or equivalent coursework, must be completed with a “C” (2.0) or better: MATH 135 Business Calculus (3) ISDS 361A Quantitative Business Analysis: Probability and Statistics (3) or ISDS 513 Statistical Analysis (3)
For more information, visit:https://business.fullerton.edu/programs/graduate/mba/compare-programs.htmlOpens in new window
CHEMISTRY - M.A.Opens in new window
Degree: M.A.
College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics
IELTS: 6.5 
PTE: 58 
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
This course-based degree is intended for those interested in high school or community college teaching, technical librarianship, scientific writing, or who have significant research experience and are currently employed in the industrial sector. Admission requirements:
  1. Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biochemistry or a related field form an accredited college or university. Those with degrees in other disciplines are encouraged to apply provided they have had at least a year of each of general and organic chemistry courses, including laboratories. Additional coursework may be required to make up the deficiencies.
  2. Minimum overall GPA of 2.75
  3. Science GPA of 2.75 or better in chemistry and/or biochemistry classes • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test is required for all applicants
  4. Three professional letters of recommendation are required. Forms to accompany the Recommendation Letters can be found under Related LinksOpens in new window .
For more information, visit:http://chemistry.fullerton.edu/programs/graduate-program/m-a-chemistry-overviewOpens in new window
CHEMISTRY - M.S.Opens in new window
Emphasis:
  • Geochemistry
Options
  • Analytical
  • Biochemistry
  • Inorganic
  • Organic
  • Physical
Degree: M.S.
College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics
IELTS: 6.5 
PTE: 58 
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, applicants will be evaluated based on the following:
  1. An undergraduate degree in chemistry or a selection of science courses deemed as adequate preparation for further study in chemistry by the Department Graduate Committee;
  2. At least a 2.75 GPA in science courses;
  3. For students holding undergraduate degrees from non-U.S.-accredited institutions, the GRE subject examination (Chemistry or Biochemistry), with scores reported to the department;
  4. All incoming students are required to pass an analytical writing exam. Any student failing to pass will be required to take a remedial writing class. Each student is required to take and pass placement examinations or take and pass the appropriate courses with a “B” (3.0) or better. Graduate students in one of the chemistry options must demonstrate competency by passing four placement examinations in the following five areas of chemistry: analytical, inorganic, organic, physical, and/or biochemistry. Graduate students in the biochemistry option must demonstrate competency in the following areas of chemistry: analytical, organic, biochemistry, as well as either physical or biology.
  5. A student may take each placement examination two times within the first year of enrolling in the graduate program. A student who does not pass the placement examinations within the first year must demonstrate competency by passing with a “B” (3.0) or better the appropriate courses within two years after first enrolling.
  6. The appropriate courses are CHEM 301B for organic, 315 for analytical, 325 for inorganic, 361A,B for physical (biochemistry option), 371A,B for physical (chemistry option), 423A,B for biochemistry and BIOL 273 for biology.
For more information, visit:http://chemistry.fullerton.edu/programs/graduate-program/m-s-chemistry-overviewOpens in new window
CIVIL ENGINEERINGOpens in new window
Concentration:
Environmental Engineering
Degree: M.S.
College of Engineering & Computer Science
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: 58 
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, applicants will be evaluated based on the following:
  1. Minimum GPA of 2.5 for applicants graduated from domestic (U.S.) institutions with undergraduate degrees in engineering or computer science
  2. Minimum GPA of 2.5 for applicants graduated from ABET-accredited international institutions with undergraduate degrees in engineering or computer science
  3. Minimum GPA of 3.0 for applicants graduated from domestic (U.S.) institutions with undergraduate degrees other than engineering or computer science
  4. Minimum GPA of 3.0 for applicants with undergraduate degrees from non-ABET accredited international institutions Students not meeting the above requirements may be admitted and will be required to take additional prerequisite coursework. Any student entering the M.S. degree program without a B.S. in Civil Engineering will be required to complete deficiency courses prior to beginning coursework for the master’s degree. All deficiency courses must be completed before the final semester of coursework. The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department does not require the Graduate Record Exam (GRE).
For more information, visit:http://www.fullerton.edu/ecs/cee/prospective/graduate.phpOpens in new window
COMMUNICATIONS Opens in new window
Concentration:
  • Communications in Tourism & Entertainment
  • Mass Communications Research & Theory
  • Professional Communications
Degree: M.A.
College of Communications
IELTS: 6.5 
PTE: 58 
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, applicants must have:
  1. Earned a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 (3.0 for the Mass Communications Research & Theory concentration) and minimum GRE score of 153 on the verbal portion.
  2. The following courses or their equivalents must be completed before undertaking graduate courses:
    Communications writing (COMM 201, COMM 301, COMM 351 or COMM 362)
  3. Introductory course in communications or area of specialty (COMM 233, COMM 332, COMM 350 or COMM 361)
    COMM 410 - Principles of Communication Research (3)
For more information, visit:http://communications.fullerton.edu/.
COMMUNICATION STUDIES Opens in new window
Degree: M.A.
College of Communications
IELTS: 6.5 
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. Applicants for Communication Studies are required to have a baccalaureate in communication studies or an allied field or complete nine units of approved background studies in communication studies. In addition, the following factors will be taken into consideration by the Graduate Committee in determining who shall be admitted to the program:
  1. Grade-point average (GPA) minimum 2.5 overall and 3.0 in approved background studies
  2. Three letters of recommendation (preferably on department forms)
  3. Professional objectives as presented in a student letter of intent
For more information, visit:http://communications.fullerton.edu/hcom/#Opens in new window
COMMUNICATIVE DISORDERS Opens in new window
Degree: M.A.
College of Communications
IELTS: 6.5 
PTE: 58 
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, applicants for the Communicative Disorders Program must have a baccalaureate in communicative disorders or allied fields. The equivalent consists of a prescribed list of courses that total 36 semester units and form an appropriate background for graduate studies. In addition, the following factors will be taken into consideration by the Graduate Committee in determining who shall be admitted to the program:
  1. Grade-point average (GPA) minimum of 2.5 overall and 3.0 in approved background studies
  2. Three letters of recommendation (preferably on department forms)
  3. Professional objectives and relevant background as presented in a student letter of intent
For more information, visit:http://communications.fullerton.edu/hcom/hcom-cd-ma.phpOpens in new window
COMPUTER ENGINEERING Opens in new window
Degree: M.S.
College of Engineering & Computer Science
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Admission requirements include the following:
  1. Minimum GPA of 2.5 for applicants graduated from domestic (U.S.) institutions with undergraduate degrees in engineering or computer science
  2. Minimum GPA of 2.5 for applicants graduated from ABET-accredited international institutions with undergraduate degrees in engineering or computer science
  3. Minimum GPA of 3.0 for applicants graduated from domestic (U.S.) institutions with undergraduate degrees other than engineering or computer science
  4. Minimum GPA of 3.0 for applicants with undergraduate degrees from non-ABET accredited international institutions Graduate exams such as the GRE or GMAT are not required for any master's program in the College of Engineering and Computer Science.
For more information, visit:http://www.fullerton.edu/ecs/cpe/degrees/masters/index.phpOpens in new window
COMPUTER SCIENCEOpens in new window
Degree: M.S.
College of Engineering & Computer Sciences
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, applicants will be evaluated based on the following:
  1. Minimum GPA of 2.5 for applicants graduated from domestic (U.S.) institutions with undergraduate degrees in engineering or computer science
  2. Minimum GPA of 2.5 for applicants graduated from ABET-accredited international institutions with undergraduate degrees in engineering or computer science
  3. Minimum GPA of 3.0 for applicants graduated from domestic (U.S.) institutions with undergraduate degrees other than engineering or computer science
  4. Minimum GPA of 3.0 for applicants with undergraduate degrees from non-ABET accredited international institutions Students without an undergraduate degree in computer science must have completed at least one course in computer programming with a grade of at least “B-” within the past 2 years. For students without a bachelor’s degree in computer science, satisfactory completion of the courses listed below or their equivalents. These courses may also have prerequisites, and students without preparation in a closely related degree may have additional work to complete. Please refer to the catalog description for each course: CPSC 120, CPSC 121, CPSC 131, CPSC 240, CPSC 323, CPSC 335, CPSC 351, CPSC 362 and MATH 270A, MATH 270B, MATH 338. Students with knowledge equivalent to any or all of these prerequisite courses are encouraged to satisfy such prerequisites by advanced placement examinations.
For more information, visit:http://www.fullerton.edu/ecs/cs/admission/graduateadmission.phpOpens in new window
COUNSELING
(Marriage & Family Therapy)Opens in new window


Degree: M.S.
College of Health & Human Development
IELTS: 6.5 
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, admission to the program is based upon indicators of the applicant’s potential for becoming an effective counseling practitioner including, but not limited to grade point average (GPA), letters of reference, personal statement and departmental interview. A minimum GPA of 3.0 for the four undergraduate prerequisite behavioral science courses (or equivalent) is required. The prerequisites are as follows:
  1. Counseling Theories (a course that surveys the major theoretical frameworks in counseling and psychotherapy);
  2. Abnormal Psychology or Psychopathology;
  3. Human Development or Developmental Psychology; and
  4. Research Methods or Statistics. At least two of the four prerequisite courses must be completed prior to the time of entrance into the program. Admission is not based on any single factor, but on a composite assessment of all factors and is at the sole discretion of the Counseling Department’s Admissions Committee.
For more information, visit:http://hhd.fullerton.edu/counsel/degree.htm#TopOpens in new window
ECONOMICS Opens in new window
Degree: M.A.
Mihaylo College of Business & Economics
IELTS: 7.0
PTE: 65
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, admission to the program will be based on the following:
  1. A GPA of at least 3.0 in the following courses or their equivalents (corresponding CSUF courses are in parenthesis)- Business Calculus (MATH 135 ), Principles of Microeconomics (ECON 201 ), Principles of Macroeconomics (ECON 202 ), Intermediate Microeconomics (ECON 310 or ECON 315 ), Intermediate Macroeconomics (ECON 320 ), Probability and Statistics (ISDS 361A or ECON 340 ), and one advanced undergraduate elective in economics;
  2. Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores (the GRE score is valid only if the examination was taken no more than five years prior to the date that the application is submitted), at least two academic letters of recommendation, a resume and a statement of purpose not to exceed 750 words;
  3. A GPA of 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale) or better is required in the last 60 units.
For more information, visit:http://business.fullerton.edu/Department/Economics/PRGraduateOpens in new window
EDUCATIONOpens in new window
(Bilingual/ Bicultural Education)Opens in new window
Degree: M.S.
College of Education
IELTS: 6.5 
PTE: 58 
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, admis­sion to the program will be based on the following:
  1. Basic teaching credential or equivalent experience;
  2. Approved major (minimum of 24 units upper division or graduate)
  3. 3.0 grade-point average (GPA) on previous academic and related work
  4. Language competence (English and Spanish) as determined by satisfactory interviews or coursework;
  5. Completion of SPAN 466 Credit will be given for previous post baccalaureate studies when possible. Otherwise, well-qualified students may be admitted with limited subject or grade deficiencies, but these deficiencies must be removed.
For more information, visit:http://ed.fullerton.edu/edel/future-students/masters-program/masters-degree-options/Opens in new window
EDUCATIONOpens in new window
(Educational Administration)Opens in new window
Degree: M.S.
College of Education
IELTS: 6.5 
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, admission to the program will be based on the following:
  1. GPA of 3.0 in Education courses
  2. Satisfactory application portfolio
  3. Three years of successful teaching experience in an elemen­tary or secondary school. (If such experience is not available, other experience in related fields is an alternative if approved by a graduate adviser before starting the program.) A candidate portfolio is also required.
  4. For more information, visit:
http://ed.fullerton.edu/edleadership/future-students/k-12-m-s-and-tier-i-preliminary-administrative-credential/Opens in new window
EDUCATIONOpens in new window
(Educational Technology)Opens in new window
Degree: M.S.
College of Education
IELTS: 6.5 
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
An online option is available for the Concentration in Educa­tional Technology. Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, admission to the program will be based on the following:
  1. Basic teaching credential or equivalent experience
  2. Approved major (minimum of 24 units upper division or graduate)
  3. 3.0 grade-point average (GPA) on previous academic and related work
Credit will be given for previous post baccalaureate studies when possible. Otherwise well-qualified students may be admitted with limited subject or grade deficiencies, but these deficiencies must be removed. For more information, visit:http://ed.fullerton.edu/edel/future-students/masters-program/masters-degree-options/Opens in new window
EDUCATIONOpens in new window
(Elementary Curriculum and Instruction)Opens in new window
Degree: M.S.
College of Education
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, admission to the program will be based on the following:
  1. Basic teaching credential or equivalent experience
  2. Approved major (minimum of 24 units upper division or graduate)
  3. Cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or 3.0 in the last 60 units
Credit will be given for previous post baccalaureate studies when possible. Otherwise well-qualified students may be admitted with limited subject or grade deficiencies, but these deficiencies must be removed. For more information, visit:http://ed.fullerton.edu/edel/future-students/masters-program/masters-degree-options/Opens in new window
EDUCATIONOpens in new window
(Higher Education)Opens in new window
Degree: M.S.
College of Education
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, an applicant should have a successful teaching experience in an elemen­tary or secondary school. (If such experience is not available, other experience in related fields is an alternative if approved by a graduate adviser before starting the program.) A candidate portfolio is also required. For more information, visit:http://ed.fullerton.edu/edleadership/future-students/higher-education-m-s/Opens in new window
EDUCATIONOpens in new window
(Literacy and Reading)Opens in new window
Degree: M.S.
College of Education
IELTS: 6.5 
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, an applicant should have a successful teaching experience in an elemen­tary or secondary school. (If such experience is not available, other experience in related fields is an alternative if approved by a graduate adviser before starting the program.) A candidate portfolio is also required.In addition, admission to the program will be based on the following:
  1. Minimum 3.0 grade-point average in cumulative or the last 60 units
  2. Minimum 3.0 grade-point average in academic and related work
  3. Satisfactory application portfolio, interview and four references
  4. Successful teaching or other approved experience
  5. Sufficient background in Reading
For more information, visit:http://ed.fullerton.edu/reading/future-students/masters-in-reading/Opens in new window
EDUCATIONOpens in new window
(Secondary Education)Opens in new window
Degree: M.S.
College of Education
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. Students must also meet the following admission requirements:
  1. An approved major;
  2. Grade-point average (GPA) of 3.0 on previous academic and related work;
  3. Proof of a current teaching credential;
  4. Current professional resume;
  5. A 500-word statement of purpose outlining your interest in the Secondary Education Master’s Program (e.g., any areas of special interest or emphasis you plan to pursue as a graduate student, a brief description of your current teaching position or anything else that would facilitate an informed decision on your application); and
  6. Two or more letters of recommendation that address your aptitude for graduate study including your teaching skills as well as your academic preparation. Grade-point average (GPA) deficiencies may be removed by a demonstration of competency in the graduate program.
For more information, visit:http://ed.fullerton.edu/seced/future-students/graduate-program/Opens in new window
EDUCATIONOpens in new window
(Special Education)Opens in new window
Degree: M.S.
College of Education
IELTS: 6.5 
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, students must also meet the following admission requirements:
  1. Grade-point average of 3.0 or better in all previous academic and related work
  2. An approved major
  3. Completion of SPED 371 Exceptional Individual
  4. Satisfactory interview and autobiography
For more information, visit:http://ed.fullerton.edu/sped/future-students/graduate-program/Opens in new window .
EDUCATIONOpens in new window
(TESOL)Opens in new window
Degree: M.S.
College of Education
IELTS: 6.5 
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 89
TOEFL paper exam: 573
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, the candidate must have a 3.0 grade-point average in the major. Prerequisites
  1. Two years of one foreign language, or one year each of two different foreign languages or the equivalent, with an average 3.0 GPA;
  2. MLNG 301, with a “B-” (2.7) or better, or with program approval, the EWP with a score of 6 or better;
  3. ENGL 303 with a “B-” (2.7) or better;
  4. One of the following: AMST 301, 345; ANTH 300, 360; CPLT 325; ENGL 300, 305, HCOM 320, or equivalent with a “B-” (2.7) or better; and
  5. LING 406 with a “B-” (2.7) or better.
  6. Oral and written proficiency in English to be determined during the student’s first semester in the program. For non-native English-speaking applicants who completed their bachelors’ degrees in a language other than English, a minimum IELTS score of 7.0 overall, a minimum TOEFL score of 573 for paper-based or 89 for the iBT, and a minimum score of 26 on the speaking section of the iBT or 7.0 on the speaking section of the IELTS (to be verified no later than at the end of the student’s first semester in the program) are required.
For more information, visit:http://hss.fullerton.edu/mll/academics/tesol/tesol_grad_programs.aspxOpens in new window .
EDUCATION LEADERSHIPOpens in new window
Concentrations:
  • Pre K-12 Leadership
  • Community College Leadership
Degree: Ed.D.
College of Education
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT:
80 TOEFL paper exam: 550
Minimum requirements for admission include:
  1. An earned baccalaureate degree and master’s degree from accredited institutions of higher education with a GPA in upper division and graduate study of 3.0 or above
  2. Sufficient preparation and experience pertinent to educational leadership to benefit from the program
  3. Submission of Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores on the three GRE tests, taken within the last five years
  4. Demonstrated educational leadership potential and skills, including successful experience in school, postsecondary, community and/or policy leadership
  5. Demonstrated academic excellence, problem-solving ability and an interest in critically assessing and bringing about improvements within current educational policies and practices
  6. Three confidential recommendation forms attesting to the leadership ability and scholarship of the candidate
  7. A written statement of purpose reflecting understanding of the challenges facing the public schools or community colleges/institutions of higher education in California
  8. Professional resume
  9. Examples of professional writing
  10. Response to a writing prompt administered on-campus prior to the interview
  11. Interview with the Admissions Committee
Meeting the minimum requirements qualifies an individual for consideration, but does not guarantee admission to the Program. Admission will be granted on a competitive basis. The Ed.D. in Educational Leadership will not include a foreign language requirement. For more information, visit:http://ed.fullerton.edu/edleadership/future-students/Opens in new window
ELECTRICAL ENGINEERINGOpens in new window
Degree: M.S.
College of Engineering & Computer Science
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, applicants will be evaluated based on the following:
  1. Minimum GPA of 2.5 for applicants graduated from domestic (U.S.) institutions with undergraduate degrees in engineering or computer science
  2. Minimum GPA of 2.5 for applicants graduated from ABET-accredited international institutions with undergraduate degrees in engineering or computer science
  3. Minimum GPA of 3.0 for applicants graduated from domestic (U.S.) institutions with undergraduate degrees other than engineering or computer science
  4. Minimum GPA of 3.0 for applicants with undergraduate degrees from non-ABET accredited international institutions Students with grade deficiencies, degrees from non-ABET accredited universities or undergraduate majors other than Electrical Engineering may be considered for conditional admission. However, any deficiencies must be made up prior to advancing to classified standing and prior to beginning coursework for the master’s degree. Requirements for fulfilling deficiencies include a minimum of six units of adviser-approved coursework. Deficiencies must be completed with minimum GPA of 3.0.
For more information, visit:http://www.fullerton.edu/ecs/ee/degrees/masters.phpOpens in new window
ENGLISH Opens in new window
Degree: M.A.
College of Humanities & Social Studies
IELTS: 7.5 
PTE: 65
TOEFL iBT: 100
TOEFL paper exam: 600
Applicants must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. Please consult the Graduate Admissions section in this catalog for complete information. In addition:
  1. The department requires a bachelor’s degree in English or Comparative Literature from an accredited institution with at least a 3.0 grade-point average in the upper-division major courses, provided that a minimum of 24 units of upper-division coursework is included. If the applicant holds a bachelor’s degree in another major, 24 units of upper-division coursework in English and/or Comparative Literature must be completed with at least a 3.0 grade-point average before beginning work in the master’s degree program.
  2. In the event that the applicant’s grade-point average in prerequisite courses is below 3.0, he or she may take additional upper-division English and/or Comparative Literature coursework and reapply to the program. The applicant should consult with the graduate adviser to determine appropriate coursework. Some courses taken to make up qualitative deficiencies may be credited toward the M.A., if completed with a “B” (3.0) or better, and if applicable to the student’s particular study plan. Courses taken to remove quantitative deficiencies may not be applied to the M.A. program.
  3. A writing sample will also be required of all applicants. The writing sample should demonstrate advanced skill in literary analysis or rhetorical and expository writing. A paper written for an upper-division literature course and analyzing one or more elements in one or more literary works is preferred. The writing sample should be approximately five to 10 pages long, and include secondary research. Applicants who do not have course papers available should contact the department graduate adviser for advice.
  4. Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation from individuals best qualified to judge their potential for graduate study in English.
  5. All applicants, regardless of citizenship, whose preparatory education was principally in a language other than English, must demonstrate competence in English. Those who do not possess a bachelor’s degree from a postsecondary institution where English is the principal language of instruction must receive a minimum TOEFL score of 600 (paper) or 100 (Internet), or 7.5 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
Students must satisfy a foreign language requirement with one of the following options:
  1. Two years of foreign language at the college or university level;
  2. One 400-level course in a foreign language or in literature taught in a foreign language;
  3. LING 406 or 412; or
  4. Another 400-level linguistics course approved by the graduate adviser. This requirement may be satisfied prior to or after admission to the M.A. program.
For more information, visit:http://english.fullerton.edu/academics/eng_grad_program/Opens in new window
ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING (online)Opens in new window
Degree: M.S.
College of Engineering & Computer Science
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: 58 
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, students with non-engineering baccalaureate degrees will be considered if they have completed:
  1. Mathematics through differential equations;
  2. Two semesters of college chemistry;
  3. Two semesters of college physics;
  4. Fluid mechanics; and
  5. One undergraduate-level environmental engineering course (these deficiency courses may be taken concurrently while conditionally admitted into the program).
For more information, visit:http://www.fullerton.edu/ecs/env/
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIESOpens in new window
Concentration:
  • Environment & Society
  • Environmental Sciences & Technology
Degree: M.S.
College of Humanities & Social Sciences
IELTS: 6.5 
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. Please consult the Graduate Admissions section in this catalog for complete information. In addition, the program requires a grade-point average (GPA) of 3.0 in the last 60 units of coursework attempted and two letters of recommendation, at least one of which must come from a college or university. Because the program accepts students as a cohort, the size of the cohort will limit the number of applicants accepted. Applicants’ interests much match those of the faculty advisers. Students must indicate potential advisers in their letters of intent (review faculty adviser interests at: http://hss.fullerton.edu/envstud/faculty/Opens in new window  and should contact potential advisers prior to submitting applications. Prerequisites for admission differ, depending on the selected track. The Environment and Society track: one undergraduate course in ecology; one course in quantitative methods. Environmental Sciences and Technology track: nine upper-division units in the natural and/or physical sciences, mathematics and/or engineering. Students without these prerequisites may be admitted provisionally, but must take these courses during their first year. In addition, students must be assigned an adviser upon entry. Additional requisites may be established at the discretion of the adviser. For more information, visit:http://hss.fullerton.edu/envstud/Opens in new window
FINANCIAL ENGINEERING & RISK MANAGEMENTOpens in new window
Degree: M.S.
Mihaylo College of Business & Economics
IELTS: 7.0
PTE: 65
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, applicants will be evaluated based on the following:
  1. Minimum 3.0 GPA in the last 60 semester units
  2. If Bachelor’s is in Business Administration, completion of necessary prerequisites
  3. If Bachelor’s is other than Business Administration, completion of necessary prerequisites
  4. Scores submitted for the GMAT or the GRE
  5. Two letters of recommendation, a resume & statement of purpose
For more information, visit:https://business.fullerton.edu/Programs/GraduateOpens in new window
GEOGRAPHY Opens in new window
Degree: M.S.
College of Humanities & Social Science
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, the department requires a grade-point average of at least 3.0 in the last 60 semester units attempted and a 3.0 grade-point average (GPA) in all geography courses. Students who have no, or a limited, background in geography will be expected to make up the deficit by taking appropriate coursework in consultation with the departmental graduate adviser. All students are required to demonstrate competency in each of geography’s four main subfields: human, physical, regional and technical. Competency is normally demonstrated by completion of at least 18 units at the upper-division or graduate level with a 3.0 grade-point average. For more information, visit:http://geography.fullerton.edu/Academics/Graduate/index.aspxOpens in new window
GEOLOGY Opens in new window
Degree: M.S.
College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, acceptance into this program in a classified standing is contingent upon the following:
  1. Bachelor’s degree in geology from an accredited institution, with an expected grade-point average of 3.0 in geology courses, which normally includes the equivalent to core courses of the Cal State Fullerton Geology B.S. program and a 2.5 grade-point-average in related science and mathematics courses; or, in the case of a bachelor’s degree in a related area, a selection of science courses deemed as adequate preparation for further study in geology by the Department Graduate Committee
  2. Satisfactory performance on the Graduate Record Examination Aptitude Test with an expected score in the 50th percentile or better on the verbal and quantitative tests.
  3. Three letters of recommendation.
  4. Completion of the departmental application.
  5. Availability of faculty and resources in the student’s stated area of interest.
Students with limited subject or grade deficiencies may be considered for conditional acceptance into the program if they meet all other departmental and university requirements. Conditionally classified graduate standing may be removed upon completion of adviser- and graduate-committee-approved postgraduate courses in geology, mathematics, chemistry or physics, with grades of “B” (3.0) or better. Students with a degree in a related field and/or substantial subject deficiencies are encouraged to apply. Such applicants may be considered for conditional acceptance if they meet all other departmental and university requirements. Such a student may later qualify for classified standing by completing all courses recommended by the Department Graduate Committee and by maintaining a 3.0 grade-point average in geology and in related science and mathematics courses. For more information, visit:http://www.fullerton.edu/geology/masters/masters.phpOpens in new window
GERONTOLOGY Opens in new window
Degree: M.S.
College of Humanities & Social Sciences
IELTS: 6.5 
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
An applicant who meets the following requirements may be considered for conditionally classified graduate standing:
  1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution and a grade point
  2. Average of at least 3.0 in the last 60 units attempted;
  3. Minimum 3.0 GPA in Gerontology related coursework
  4. Three letters of recommendation;
  5. A letter from the student stating professional objectives;
  6. Critical Thinking Assessment.
A Gerontology Program Application form must be filed with the Gerontology Program Office. The student must also submit submission of the formal University application form and two copies of transcripts from all institutions attended. The baccalaureate must be in gerontology or a related field in conjunction with an undergraduate minor, certificate or emphasis in gerontology or the equivalent. In the absence of the above, the student should ordinarily have the following 12 units of upper-division coursework in gerontology or their equivalent with a 3.0 GPA:
  • BIOL 306 Biology of Aging (3)
  • KNES 454 Physical Dimensions of Aging (3)
  • PSYC 362 Psychology of Aging (3)
  • SOCI 443 Sociology of Aging (3)
The following additional criteria may be taken into consideration: research experience; previous paid or volunteer experience in working with elderly people. It may be possible for applicants who have minimal deficiencies in prerequisite requirements, as detailed above, but who are otherwise highly qualified, to be admitted in conditionally classified graduate standing, with provisions made for removal of deficiencies prior to granting classified standing. For more information, visit:http://hss.fullerton.edu/gerontology/ProspectiveStudents/msgoverview.aspxOpens in new window
HISTORYOpens in new window
Concentration:
  • Chicana/o Studies
  • Public History
Degree: M.A.
College of Humanities & Social Science
IELTS: 6.5 
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, applicants must have a grade-point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 in the last 60 semester units and a 3.0 grade-point average (GPA) in upper-division history courses. Only those who have at least a 3.5 GPA in upper-division history courses may request an exemption. Students with deficiencies will be considered for admission only after they have completed courses approved by the coordinator. For more information, visit:http://hss.fullerton.edu/history/academics/graduate_prog.aspxOpens in new window
INFORMATION SYSTEMSOpens in new window
Concentration:
  • Business Analytics
  • Decision Science
  • E-Commerce
Degree: M.S.
Mihaylo College of Business & Economics
IELTS: 7.0
PTE: 65
TOEFL iBT: 88
TOEFL paper exam: 570
Admission is competitive. Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, applicants will be evaluated based on the following:
  1. Satisfactory score on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Exam (GRE). Students must score in the top 50 percent on the verbal, quantitative and analytical writing areas.
  2. A bachelor’s degree with a major in business administration equivalent to the degree as offered at CSUF with at least an overall cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (B). The degree must include calculus and software applications equivalent to passing MATH 135, Business Calculus and ISDS 265, Introduction to Information Systems and Applications, with a “C” (2.0) or better in each. Courses in the major that are more than seven years old must be evaluated/validated for currency. Courses with grades lower than “C” (2.0) must be repeated.
  3. Recommendation from the ISDS Admission Committee based upon a review of the above requirements, the student’s “Statement of Purpose” and prior work experience. Additional coursework may be required of conditionally admitted students who holistically satisfy the criteria but are weak in one of the above areas.
For more information, visit:http://business.fullerton.edu/programs/graduate/specialty/ms-information-systems.htmlOpens in new window
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (online)Opens in new window
Degree: M.S.
Mihaylo College of Business & Economics
IELTS: 7.0
PTE: 65
TOEFL iBT: 88
TOEFL paper exam: 570
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, applicants will be evaluated based on the following:
  1. Minimum of 2 years practical experience in a functional area of business
  2. Minimum score of 530 on the GMAT or a scaled score of 530 on the GRE
  3. Submission of a written self-assessment explaining why they believe they would be a good candidate for the program
  4. Successful passage of a phone or face-to-face interview designed to assess their level of technology knowledge, skills and abilities to be an online learner
  5. Proficiency in office productivity tools using a personal computer and knowledge and experience in utilizing Internet-based systems.
For more information, visit:https://business.fullerton.edu/programs/graduate/specialty/msit-online-program.htmlOpens in new window
INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY (online)Opens in new window
Degree: M.S.
College of Education
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 575
New students are admitted once a year for the fall term segment that begins in August. Deadline for completing online applications is the first Friday in March, as is the postmark deadline for mailed applications. This deadline may be changed based upon enrollment projections. Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, admission to conditional classified standing in the program includes the following:
  1. Minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.0 in the last 60 semester units
  2. Submission of a written self-assessment essay. Students must submit a written essay on issues such as why they would be good candidates for the program, including their experience in online learning environments and curriculum development or training; time management skills, their level and types of technology skills, their technology access, ability to work independently and professional goals
  3. Successfully pass an interview designed to assess their level of technology knowledge, skills, abilities to be an online learner and professional goals
  4. Technology requirements may be found on the program website, http://ed.fullerton.edu/msidt/ Opens in new window
  5. Complete of a readiness for online learning assessment tool
  6. Continuation and completion of the program requires registration, attendance and successful completion of the on-campus “Boot-Up Camp” and the Midpoint Symposium (program requisites) If circumstances force a student to fall out of their original cohort schedule, they will be permitted to continue in the program, but will default to the next cohort cycle provided they remain in good academic standing.
For more information, visit:http://ed.fullerton.edu/msidt/Opens in new window
KINESIOLOGY Opens in new window
Degree: M.S.
College of Health & Human Development
IELTS: 6.5 
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, applicants will be evaluated based on the following:
  1. Undergraduate degree in Kinesiology (or equivalent field) with a grade-point average of at least 3.2 in upper-division major coursework;
  2. Complete the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) general test with recommended scores in all areas at or approximating the 50th percentile (usually around 150 for Verbal Reasoning, 142 for Quantitative Reasoning, and 3.5 for Analytical Writing);
  3. A 500-word essay describing the applicant’s academic/professional interests, which also identifies a specific Advising Track(s) of interest and, where possible, specific faculty with whom they wish to work; and
  4. Two letters of recommendation, preferably from former faculty who can address their academic ability and potential for success in graduate school.
Students without an undergraduate degree in Kinesiology (or equivalent field) will be required to complete a prescribed set of prerequisite courses (15 units) with a GPA of at least 3.2. It is strongly recommended approval be obtained for coursework from the graduate advisor before registering for courses. Any student with a GPA deficiency must take additional coursework, as specified by the Kinesiology Graduate Studies Coordinator. For more information, visit:http://hhd.fullerton.edu/knes/Programs/MS_Knes/index.htmOpens in new window
LINGUISTICSOpens in new window
Concentration:
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Analysis of Specific
  • Language Structure
  • Communication and Semantics
  • Disorder of Communication
  • Language and Society
  • Language and Mind
Degree: M.A.
College of Humanities & Social Studies
IELTS: 6.5 
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, applicants will be evaluated based on the following: Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics or a related field from an accredited institution with at least 3.0 GPA in the major courses provided that a minimum of 24 units of upper-division coursework is included. A student who has not completed the equivalent of one or more of the following five courses, as determined by the Graduate Adviser in Linguistics, must enroll in the respective prerequisite course(s). Such enrollment may be done concurrently with graduate course work in the program:
  • LING 351 Introduction to Linguistic Phonetics and Phonology (3)
  • LING 406 Descriptive Linguistics (3)
  • LING 408 Syntax (3)
  • LING 412 Sociolinguistics (3)
  • LING 430 Historical Linguistics
These prerequisites must be made up with at least a 3.0 GPA in such makeup coursework. In the event that the student’s GPA in prerequisite Linguistics courses is less than 3.0, six to nine units of probationary, adviser-approved coursework may be assigned. If the GPA in these probationary courses is 3.0 or better, the student may be classified. Some courses taken to make up qualitative deficiencies may be credited toward the M.A. if completed with a “B” (3.0) or better, and if applicable to the student’s particular study plan. Courses taken to remove quantitative deficiencies may not be applied to the M.A. program. Knowledge of one foreign language is required (equivalent of Modern Languages 300-level modern language course). Students without coursework in a foreign language may demonstrate proficiency by a score of average or better on the MLA-ETS Proficiency Examination for Advanced Students. Work toward fulfillment of this requirement may be taken concurrently with graduate work in linguistics. Modifications of certain prerequisite requirements may be permitted in exceptional circumstances. For more information, visit:http://english.fullerton.edu/academics/ling_grad_program/prog_requirements.aspxOpens in new window
MATHEMATICSOpens in new window
Option:
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Teaching Mathematics
Degree: M.A.
College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, applicants will be evaluated based on the following:
An undergraduate major in math with a 3.0 in all upper-division math courses or a combination of previous course work and work experience approved as equivalent by the graduate committee of the Mathematics Department. Applied Option: Must have completed one semester each in math probability and advanced calculus with grade of “B” or better in each course. Teaching Option: Must have completed courses in linear algebra, modern algebra and advanced calculus with a “B” average. Minimum of one year of full-time teaching. For more information, visit:http://math.fullerton.edu/programs/master-s-degree-programsOpens in new window .
MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Opens in new window
Degree: M.S.
College of Engineering & Computer Science
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
To qualify for admission, students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, applicants must meet the following departmental requirements:
  1. Minimum GPA of 2.5 for applicants graduated from domestic (U.S.) institutions with undergraduate degrees in engineering or computer science
  2. Minimum GPA of 2.5 for applicants graduated from ABET-accredited international institutions with undergraduate degrees in engineering or computer science
  3. Minimum GPA of 3.0 for applicants graduated from domestic (U.S.) institutions with undergraduate degrees other than engineering or computer science
  4. Minimum GPA of 3.0 for applicants with undergraduate degrees from non-ABET accredited international institutions.
Students not meeting the above requirements may be admitted at the discretion of the graduate adviser and may be required to take additional units of adviser-approved prerequisite coursework. The student must demonstrate potential for graduate study by earning a grade point average of 3.0 or higher in these courses. Any student entering the Master of Science degree program without a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering will also be required to complete courses in the areas where the student is deemed to be deficient, prior to beginning coursework for the Master’s degree. For more information, visit:http://www.fullerton.edu/ecs/me/degrees/masters.phpOpens in new window
MUSICOpens in new window  (M.A.)
Options:
  • Music History & Literature
  • Music Education
  • Piano Pedagogy
Degree: M.A.
College of the Arts
IELTS: 7.0
PTE: 65
TOEFL iBT: 83 
TOEFL paper exam: 560
Three options are offered in the Master of Arts in Music program:
  • Option I in music history and literature;
  • Option II in music education; and
  • Option III in piano pedagogy.
For the entrance audition in history and literature, applicants must submit an example of a previously written research paper on a musical subject. Applicants to the program in music education and to the program in piano pedagogy must submit a 30-minute tape demonstrating their teaching technique in a classroom situation, plus additional written materials. For more information, visit:http://www.fullerton.edu/arts/music/Opens in new window
MUSICOpens in new window  (M.M.)
Concentration:
  • Performance
  • Theory-Composition
Degree: M.M.
College of the Arts
IELTS: 7.0 
PTE: 65
TOEFL iBT: 83 
TOEFL paper exam: 560
Applicants to the Master of Music program must have completed either a Bachelor of Music degree in performance or composition, or show evidence of equivalent rigorous training. For the entrance audition, applicants in performance must demonstrate proficiency equivalent to the 400 level, the level expected of a performance major in the Bachelor of Music program at the time of the senior recital; composition applicants must submit a portfolio of scores for examination by the theory-composition faculty. For admission to the programs in choral or instrumental conducting, applicants must show evidence of substantial conducting coursework at the undergraduate level plus practical experience. Further, to audition for entrance into the program, each choral applicant must demonstrate conducting proficiency with a mixed chorus and each instrumental applicant must demonstrate conducting proficiency with a band or orchestra. Choral applicants must also demonstrate basic vocal and keyboard proficiencies and vocal sight reading ability. Under exceptional circumstances, a videotape may be substituted for the live audition. For more information, visit:http://www.fullerton.edu/arts/music/students/Opens in new window
NURSINGOpens in new window
Concentration:
  • Nurse Anesthetist
  • Nurse Educator
  • Nursing Leadership
  • School Nursing
  • Women’s Healthcare: Nurse Midwifery
  • Women’s Healthcare: Women’s Healthcare Care Nurse Practitioner
Degree: M.S. College of Health & Human Development
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
School of Nursing admission requirements and application procedures vary by program and concentration; each MS concentra­tion has a detailed information/application packet describing these. The packets guide applicants through both School of Nursing and university application procedures, and can be found on the school’s website: http://nursing.fullerton.edu/Opens in new window For those interested in the Nurse Anesthetist concentration, additional information (an online information session and print materials) please visit: http://nursing.fullerton.edu/programs/msncrna/admissionreq.phpOpens in new window
Nursing PracticeOpens in new window  (D.N.P.)
Degree: D.N.P.
College of Health & Human Development
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Candidates seeking admission to the Doctor of Nursing Practice program must meet California State University, Fullerton and CSUF School of Nursing requirements for admission (admission require­ments are equivalent for all Consortium schools). Applicants seeking admission to the DNP program must have:
  1. A master’s degree, from an accredited institution, in nursing or a health-related field (i.e., public health or health administration) and national certification as an APRN (CNM, CNS, CRNA or NP) for preparation as clinicians, leaders or educators (direct care track)
  2. A master’s degree in nursing from an accredited institution in nursing leadership or administration, nursing education or community health nursing for preparation as nurse educators or nurse leaders (indirect care track)
  3. A grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale in overall graduate course work
  4. Pre-requisite courses for admission include:
  • Master’s level courses in Advanced Physical/Health Assessment, Advanced Pathophysiology, and Advanced Pharmacology for the direct care track only
  • Master’s level courses in core nursing areas such as nursing theory, research and transcultural nursing
  • Current, unrestricted California RN licensure or eligibility and advanced practice national certification and national furnishing/ prescriptive authority, if applicable
  • Eligible for credentialing within clinical site(s) as appropriate
  • Three letters of reference with completed recommendation forms
  • A personal written statement of purpose
  • Official documentation of nursing practicum hours attained during the master’s degree program or the post-master’s certificate program
  • Completion of the DNP Program Application and CSUF University Application
  • Completion of interviews and on-site writing sample, as requested
Students are accepted into the DNP program once a year in the fall semester. Admission to the program is a multi-step process.
  1. Applicants must apply to the university. Current deadlines for applications can be found on the website
  2. Applicants must also complete a supplemental application and submit it directly to the School of Nursing at CSUF. Details are provided within the application and found on the School of Nursing website. All required items must be submitted in one packet to the School of Nursing
  3. Applications are evaluated by faculty, and selected candidates are invited to attend a writing assessment
  4. Candidates will complete a computer-based writing assessment, the details of which will be provided
  5. Applicants who pass the writing assessment will be scheduled for interviews. If selected for an interview, the specific time and location will be provided
  6. Once accepted into the program, students are required to complete a background check, provide evidence of medical clearance and required immunizations, and provide documentation as required by the university and School of Nursing
For more information, visit:http://nursing.fullerton.edu/programs/dnp/admissionreq.phpOpens in new window
PHYSICS Opens in new window
Degree: M.S.
College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, applicants must have:
  1. A degree from an accredited college or university with a major in physics or a closely related field (students with majors other than physics may be admitted with deficiencies); and
  2. A grade-point average (GPA) of 2.75 for upper-division courses in the physics major.
  3. For students with undergraduate degrees in engineering, mathematics or other physical sciences, a GPA of 3.0 in upper-division major courses is required. Applicants are also required to:
  4. Take the physics portion of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) either previously or within a year of application (the GRE requirement can be waived for physics majors who enter with a GPA of 3.6 or higher);
  5. Submit a one-page, 500-word maximum, typed statement of purpose, explaining the student’s interest in taking a higher degree in physics; and
  6. Submit three letters of recommendation. International student applicants are required to pass the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a score of 213 for the paper test.
For more information, visit:http://physics.fullerton.edu/programs/masters-degreeOpens in new window
POLITICAL SCIENCEOpens in new window
Degree: M.A.
College of Humanities & Social Sciences
IELTS: 6.5 
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, acceptance into the M.A. in the political science program requires a grade-point average of 3.0 in the major field and in all political science courses. If the major is not in one of the social sciences, the GPA requirement also applies to upper-division social science courses taken. If a student’s GPA does not meet these criteria, the student may appeal to the department’s graduate committee for a waiver. Normally, admission to the master’s program requires that a student possess a bachelor’s degree in political science, a minor in political science or a major in an allied social science field with a minimum of 15 units of political science courses. For those without such a background, the M.A. Coordinator may require the applicant to take a group of upper-division political science courses at the 300 and/or 400 level (not more than nine units of which will be at the 300 level) prior to admission to the program. This requirement is to assure that the student will be prepared for graduate-level work in the discipline of political science. In addition to the above requirements, applicants need to submit a writing sample to the M.A. Political Science Coordinator. For more information, visit:http://hss.fullerton.edu/paj/PoliticalScience/ps_admissions.aspxOpens in new window
PSYCHOLOGYOpens in new window
Degree: M.A.
College of Humanities & Social Sciences
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, applicants must meet the following requirements:
  1. Approved lower-division equivalent courses in psychology
  2. A 3.0 (B) grade-point average (GPA) in psychology coursework;
  • Introductory Psychology (e.g., PSYC 101)
  • Elementary Statistics (e.g., PSYC 201)
  • Research Methods in Psychology (e.g., PSYC 202)

3. Approved upper-division equivalent coursework, including classes in history of psychology (e.g., PSYC 408) with a “B-” (2.7) or better (if history of psychology is not completed prior to entering the program it may be completed during the program); and advanced statistics (e.g., PSYC 465) with a “B-” (2.7) or better, completed prior to entering or within the first semester. Also, four additional psychology classes completed from the areas below; classes must be from three different areas and one must be a lab class;

  • Learning and Memory
  • Cognition/Information Processing
  • Sensation and Perception/Physiological/Biological
  • Social/Personality
  • Abnormal/Clinical
  • Developmental

4. Satisfactory performance in the General (Verbal, Quantitative, Analytical) test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

5. Three satisfactory letters of recommendation. One must be from a psychology professor;

6. Empirical research (outside of coursework) supervised by a professor. This may include independent study, honors thesis, etc. Admission to the program is based on competitive evaluation of qualifications and is at the sole discretion of the Psychology Department’s Graduate Studies Committee. New students are admitted to the Master of Arts program in the fall only. Both the university and department applications must be completed on time for full consideration. . In addition to the university application, a departmental application form must be submitted. For more information, visit:http://psychology.fullerton.edu/academics/ma_prog.aspxOpens in new window

PSYCHOLOGY (Clinical)Opens in new window
Degree: M.S.
College of Humanities & Social Sciences
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
The M.S. Program accepts full-time students only. Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. Applicants are rarely admitted with less than a 3.0 overall grade-point average In addition, applicants will be evaluated based on the following:
  1. A 3.0 grade-point average in psychology;
  2. The following courses, or equivalent;

Lower Division

  • PSYC 202 Research Methods in Psychology (3)
  • PSYC 201 Elementary Statistics (3)
  • PSYC 101 Introductory Psychology(3)

Upper Division

  • PSYC 341 Abnormal Psychology (3)
  • PSYC 461 Psychological Testing (3) with a “B-” (2.7) or better (completed prior to admission or within the first semester)
  • PSYC 465 Advanced Psychological Statistics (3) with a “B-” (2.7) or better (completed prior to admission or within the first year

3. Satisfactory performance on both the General and Advanced Psychology tests of the Graduate Record Examination;

4. Three satisfactory letters of recommendation;

5. Previous paid or volunteer work in a mental health setting, ideally supervised by a licensed clinician;

6. Empirical research (outside of coursework) supervised by a professor. This may include independent study, honors thesis, etc.; and

7. Completion of a selection interview. New students are admitted to the Master of Science program in the fall only. An interview of the finalists is required. In addition to the university application, a departmental application form, obtainable at http://psychology.fullerton.edu/academics/ms_prog.aspx must be completed. University applications must be submitted online. It may be possible for applicants who have minimal deficiencies in the prerequisite requirements detailed above, but who are otherwise highly qualified, to be admitted with conditionally classified graduate standing. Provisions must be made for removal of deficiencies prior to the granting of classified standing. For more information, visit:http://psychology.fullerton.edu/academics/ms_prog.aspxOpens in new window

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATIONOpens in new window
Concentration:
  • Criminal Justice
  • Human Resources
  • Public Finance Management
  • Urban Management
Degree: M.P.A.
College of Humanities & Social Studies
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 570
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, applicants will be evaluated based on the following: Our minimum requirement for GPA is a 2.75 in your undergraduate degree. The average GPA of our accepted students is 3.3 and we typically have far more applicants than we can admit. For all students, we look at your grades in the last 60 units, how well you performed in your major, any experience in the public sector, the quality of your written statement of purpose, and letters of recommendation. The higher your grades, the less we will need to weigh your supporting documents. For more information, visit:http://hss.fullerton.edu/paj/PublicAdministration/pub_admin_gr.aspxOpens in new window
PUBLIC HEALTH Opens in new window
Degree: M.P.H.
College of Health & Human Development
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. Additional requirements for acceptance in the MPH program include:
  1. Copy of official transcript(s) from all college work sent directly to the MPH Graduate program coordinator
  2. Two letters of recommendation with recommendation forms and waivers (posted on the department website)
  3. A narrative statement (300-500 words describing how the program relates to professional goals)
  4. A currentresume
  5. Completion of three units of statistics and research methods (appropriate courses include statistics, epidemiology, research methods, program design and evaluation, etc.) with a “B” (3.0) or better
  6. Appropriate educational background for the public health program. Professionals currently in field can demonstrate proficiency by coursework or by portfolio review or similar supporting evidence)
  7. 2.7 cumulative GPA
  8. A Graduate Records Examination (GRE) score
  9. Paid or volunteer experience in public health, health education or related health area
  10. Communication skills utilizing a second language encouraged
It may also be possible for applicants who have minimal deficiencies in prerequisite requirements, as detailed above, but are otherwise highly qualified, to be admitted in conditionally classified graduate standing; with provisions made for removal of deficiencies prior to the granting of classified standing. For more information, visit:http://hhd.fullerton.edu/hesc/Programs/MPH/index.htmOpens in new window
SCREENWRITING Opens in new window
Degree: M.F.A.
College of Communications
IELTS: 6.5 
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. Additional requirements for acceptance in the MFA program include:
  1. Minimum 2.75 GPA in the last 60 units of undergraduate work
  2. Minimum GPA of 3.0 in all upper division coursework in the major.
  3. One essay. In your essay, explain why you feel this is the right program for you at this time in your life. (This should be no longer than two pages.) Include your name, address, phone and email address at the top of the essay.
  4. Two creative writing samples. The samples should best represent you, such as: a film script (short or feature length), and/or a play (short or full length), and/or a short story, and/or another writing sample you think is appropriate. We will be open to any imaginative piece of work that you feel represents you.
  5. Three recommendations. These should be from teachers, mentors or other applicable sources that are able to write regarding your writing and/or work ethic. Each recommendation should include an email address or phone number where the person may be reached.
The supplementary materials must be sent directly to our office via post (please do not send to the campus Admissions office, that will only delay the process). All materials must be typewritten. Late submissions will be considered as time and space in the program permits. For more information, visit:http://communications.fullerton.edu/departments/rtvf/rtvf-mfa.aspOpens in new window
SOCIAL WORKOpens in new window Concentration:
  • Child Welfare
  • Community Mental Health
Degree: M.S.W.
College of Health & Human Development
IELTS: 7.0
PTE: 65
TOEFL iBT: 88
TOEFL paper exam: 575
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, requirements for admission to conditionally classified standing in the program include:
  1. Commitment to a two-year cohort course of study for completion of the M.S.W., or a three-year course of study
  2. Have earned a minimum grade-point average of 3.0 in the last 90 quarter units or last 60 semester units
  3. A strong liberal arts undergraduate foundation that is similar to the undergraduate graduation requirements from the California State University or University of California systems
  4. Evidence of language skills and/or cultural experiences appropriate to the diverse communities to be served
  5. One year of paid or volunteer experience in a human service context or related area
  6. Submission of a personal statement self-assessment essay. Students must submit a written essay explaining why they would be good candidates for the program, including a description of their experience and/or commitment to social work, evidence of personal qualifications, motivation and potential that shows promise of becoming a successful social worker
  7. Submission of three letters of reference, including professional references and those from academic instructors
  8. Completion of an interview
  9. For international students from countries where English is not the official language, a score of 575 on the paper exam is required. A student scoring between 83-88 on the Internet-based TOEFL may be admitted conditionally depending upon an evaluation of the entire application file
  10. Submission of an academic or professional piece of writing
  11. The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) may be submitted as an optional form of documentation, but is not required In addition to the CSU application, students must submit a departmental application.
For more information, visit:http://hhd.fullerton.edu/msw/Opens in new window
SOCIOLOGY Opens in new window
Degree: M.A.
College of Humanities & Social Studies
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, applicants must have a grade-point average of 3.0 or better in the last 60 units of college work and a grade-point average of 3.25 or better for all work in sociology. A minimum of 18 upper-division units in sociology is required, including the following courses or their equivalents:
  • SOCI 302 Social Research Methods (3)
  • SOCI 303 Statistics for the Social Sciences (3)
  • SOCI 410 Theories of Social Behavior (3)
Courses in methods, statistics and theory must have been completed within the last five years prior to application. Three letters of reference attesting to the applicant’s academic potential, a statement of purpose and a writing sample must be sent to the graduate coordinator. In some cases, an interview may be required. S tudents may be accepted as conditionally classified sociology majors with either course or GPA deficiencies. Deficiencies must be corrected within one year of admission to the program. For more information, visit:http://hss.fullerton.edu/sociology/academics/admission.aspxOpens in new window
SOFTWARE ENGINEERING Opens in new window (In-Person)
Degree: M.S.
College of Engineering & Computer Science
IELTS: 6.5 
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. Additional requirements for admission to conditional classified standing in the program include:
  1. A minimum grade-point average of 2.5 in the last 60 semester units
  2. Introductory undergraduate software engineering course (CPSC 362 or equivalent work experience) and/or phone interview to determine whether the student possesses work experience in the area of software development to satisfy program prerequisites (i.e., the equivalence of CPSC 362)
  3. Technology requirements as follows: e-mail account and dependable internet connection.
For more information, visit:http://www.fullerton.edu/ecs/mse/programs/Opens in new window
SOFTWARE ENGINEERING Opens in new window (Online)
Degree: M.S.
College of Engineering & Computer Science
IELTS: 6.5 
PTE: 58 
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. Additional requirements for admission to conditional classified standing in the program include:
  1. A minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 2.5 in the last 60 semester units
  2. Introductory undergraduate software engineering course (CPSC 362 or equivalent work experience) and/or phone interview to determine whether the student possesses work experience in the area of software development to satisfy program prerequisites (i.e., the equivalence of CPSC 362)
  3. Technology requirements as follows: e-mail account and dependable internet connection.
For more information, visit:http://www.fullerton.edu/ecs/mse/programs/Opens in new window
SPANISH Opens in new window
Concentration: Chicana/o Studies Degree: M.A.
College of Humanities & Social Sciences
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, students must have completed a B.A. with a minimum GPA of 3.0 in Spanish, consisting of at least 24 units (or equivalent) of upper-division studies. A candidate presenting a bachelor of arts that has fewer than 24 upper-division units in the language, or whose background is otherwise inadequate, will be required to take additional courses with a minimum GPA of 3.0 to build a full undergraduate major before beginning the graduate program. Satisfactory evaluation of language proficiency by committee is also required. Adaptations of certain admission requirements may be made for promising international students. Students who did not complete the Spanish Bachelor of Arts degree at Cal State Fullerton must also send a 5-7 page Spanish writing sample and two letters of recommendation to the graduate adviser in order to complete the application for admission to the program. For more information, visit:http://hss.fullerton.edu/mll/academics/spanish/ma_spanish.aspxOpens in new window
STATISTICS (In-Person or Online)Opens in new window
Degree: M.S.
Mathematics
IELTS: 6.5 
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, applicants must meet the following requirements:
  1. Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics or statistics or related with grade-point average of 3.0 or better in mathematics and statistics courses, and 2.5 GPA in related sciences.
  2. Applicants with a degree in a related discipline must minimally have completed: a two-year calculus sequence; courses in linear algebra (equivalent to MATH 250B), statistical methods (equivalent to MATH 338) and computer programming (equivalent to MATH 320, CPSC 120 or CPSC 121); and one upper-division course in probability theory (equivalent to MATH 335).
  3. Applicants with grade deficiencies and a bachelor’s degree in mathematics or statistics may be considered for conditionally classified standing if they meet all other departmental requirements. The conditional classification may be removed by completing up to nine units of statistics graduate committee-approved postgraduate courses in mathematics and statistics with grades of “B” (3.0) or better.
For more information, please visit:http://math.fullerton.edu/programs/master-s-degree-programs/statisticsOpens in new window
TAXATION Opens in new window
Degree: M.S.
Mihaylo College of Business & Economics
IELTS: 7.0
PTE: 65
TOEFL iBT: 88
TOEFL paper exam: 570
Admission is competitive. Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. Please consult the Graduate Admissions section in this catalog for complete information. In addition, applicants will be evaluated based on the following:
  1. Satisfactory score on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). Students must score in the top 50 percent on the verbal, quantitative and analytical writing areas;
  2. A bachelor’s degree with a major in business administration equivalent to the degree as offered at CSUF with at least an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 (B) and ACCT 308 (or an equivalent course or work experience). The degree must include calculus and software applications equivalent to passing MATH 135 and ISDS 265 with a “C” (2.0) or better. Courses in the major are to be no more than seven years old. Courses in the major must have at least a 3.0 (B) GPA, and courses with grades lower than “C” (2.0) must be repeated;
  3. Applicants with a bachelor’s degree in a field other than Business Administration may be considered for admission. If admitted, such students will be required to complete additional courses or demonstrate proficiency;
  4. A recommendation from the MS Taxation Admission Committee based upon a review of the above requirements, the student’s “Statement of Purpose,” and prior work experience; Additional coursework may be required of admitted students who holistically satisfy the criteria but are weak in one of the above areas.
For more information, visit:https://business.fullerton.edu/programs/graduate/specialty/ms-taxation.htmlOpens in new window
THEATRE ARTSOpens in new window
Concentration: Acting Design & Technical Production Directing Degree: M.F.A.
College of the Arts
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: 58
TOEFL iBT: 80
TOEFL paper exam: 550
Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. In addition, applicants will be evaluated based on the following:
  1. B.A., B.F.A. or M.A. from an accredited college or university with a major in theatre; or a degree in a related field and extensive work in technical design and production, acting or directing;
  2. Completion of an oral interview and satisfactory review of the student’s portfolio or audition;
  3. Acceptance by the faculty;
  4. Minimum GPA of 3.0 in all upper-division undergraduate work in theatre. A minimum GPA of 2.75 for the last half of the undergraduate program is also required;
Completion of any additional prerequisites which may be required by the student’s individual committee prior to admission; Students who do not meet certain prerequisites may be considered for admission in conditionally classified graduate standing. For more information, visit:http://www.fullerton.edu/arts/theatre/students/admissions.phpOpens in new window