Master Awarding Limits
Students pursuing their initial master’s or initial doctorate have an earned unit maximum of 125% of the published unit requirement for their degree. To calculate 125% of your degree units, multiply the total units required for your degree by 1.25.
For the majority of Master's Degree at CSUF, students are eligible to receive a State University Grant award for a maximum of 37.5 total earned units. There are a few various master's degree that is above 37.5 units SUG limit.
How To Calculate SUG Maximum Unit Earned Eligibility for Your Master Program Example Chart Below.
Units Requires for Degree
SUG Maximum Earned Unit Limit (125% of Units Required for Degree)
||30 times 1.25 = 37.5 units
||36 times 1.25 = 45 units
||45 times 1.25 = 56.25 units
||60 times 1.25 = 75 units
This maximum includes all earned units from the term of admission to a graduate degree program and any applicable transfer units. The maximum does not include units earned while classified as a Credential or Second-baccalaureate student.
Note: Students pursing a second Master's program are not eligible for the State University Grant.
In addition, Doctoral programs (EDD and Nursing) are not eligible for the State University Grant.