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California State University, Long Beach
2013-2014 CSULB University Catalog

Graduate Degree Information

Academic Load

**The below information has been altered from the published version of the catalog. Graduate students working towards a master's degree can take up to 18 units per semester. A list of differences in the online and published version of the catalog is available. **

Nine units per semester is a normal academic load for a full-time graduate student engaged in study toward a master’s degree. If a candidate wishes to exceed this limit, it should be discussed with the departmental graduate advisor. The maximum load for graduate students working toward a master’s degree is 18 units per semester. Students who are employed full-time should not exceed six units per semester.

Graduate students who wish to register for more than one unit of credit per week of attendance during the summer session must secure advance approval from the college associate dean or director of graduate studies. Petition forms and information may be obtained in the college offices.

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