Review & Notification

The Graduate Studies Office uses email as the official means of communication; applicants are required to maintain a current email address on file and check their email regularly. Please be sure to inform the Graduate Studies Office at of any changes in your email address and/or telephone number.  You may also check the status of your admission application by visiting the Applicant Self-Service webpage (please note that the Applicant Self-Service will be available to you a few days after you complete the Cal State Apply application). 


The Admissions Committee will review all completed applications after the deadline. The program advisor may contact you with questions about your application.

Candidates will be notified by email regarding the status of their application approximately four to six weeks after the deadline.

Candidates who are invited for admission will follow the Enrollment Services Steps for New Students to finalize their admission with the university.

Candidates will also be invited to a mandatory orientation meeting with the program advisor. During the orientation, the program plan and typical course sequence of classes will be introduced. There will also be a mandatory program retreat prior to the start of the Fall semester.