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Degree Program Information and Requirements

Please take a look at the degree program information below. Here you will find information on admissions criteria for each degree program as well as requirements for program deadlines including GPA, desired standardized test scores, additional application, and letters of recommendation. Also, some programs have an earlier application deadline than the university, or they admit students only in the fall semester of each academic year. If you have questions regarding any of the criteria listed, you should contact the Graduate Program Coordinator/Director or the department office directly. 

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University Application Deadlines

Spring 2023: Aug. 1, 2022 - Nov 1, 2022  

Fall 2023: Oct. 1, 2022 - June 1, 2023

Deadline subject to change; please contact the program department for the most current deadline information.

Degree Programs

Please contact graduate program coordinators directly. Select the program below, and you will see necessary contact information and links.

Doctoral Programs

 

Educational Leadership Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Educational Leadership (Ed.D.)

Program Coordinator

Ignacio Hernandez

Email:  ihernandez@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.0166

Department: 559.278.0427

For more information visit the Ed.D program page.

Additional Contact:

Alexia Pimentel

Email: alexiap@mail.fresnostate.edu

Domestic:

3.0 GPA/ Statement of Purpose/ Resume/ Professional Writing Samples/ Employer Statement of Support/ 3 Letters of Recommendation

International:

3.0 GPA/ Statement of Purpose/ Resume/ Professional Writing Samples/ Employer Statement of Support/ 3 Letters of Rec

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

N/A

 

Online:

Feb 8


Face to Face: 

Feb 22

Nursing Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Nursing (D.N.P)

Program Coordinators

Kathleen Rindahl

Email: krindahl@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.3491

Department: 559.278.2041

For more information visit the DNP Nursing page. 

Domestic:

3.0 GPA/ RN clinical experience/ Primary care experience/ Interview/ 3 Letters of Recommendation

International:

3.0 GPA/ RN clinical experience/ Primary care experience/ Interview/ 3 Letters of Recommendation

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

N/A June 1

Physical Therapy Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Physical Therapy (D.P.T.)

Program Coordinator

Jennifer Roos

Email:  jroos@csufresno.edu 

Office: 559.278.4063

Department: 559.278.2625

For more information visit the DPT page. 

Domestic:

3.0 GPA/ GRE/ Prerequisites/ Observation Hours/ Interview/ 3 Letters of Recommendation/ PTCAS Application

International:

3.0 GPA/ GRE/ Prerequisites/ Observation Hours/ Interview/ 3 Letters of Rec/ PTCAS Application

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

N/A

 

Jan 15


PTCAS: Oct 2

Educational Specialist Program

School Psychology PRogram Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
School Psychology (Ed.S.)

Program Coordinator

Hong Ni

Email: hongni@mail.fresnostate.edu

Office: 559.278.1726

Department: 559. 278.2691

For more information visit the School Psychology page.

Domestic:

3.0 GPA/ Prerequisites/ Transcripts/ CV or Resume/ Personal Statement/ Interview/ 3 Letters of Recommendation

 

International:

3.0 GPA/ Prerequisites/ Transcripts/ CV or Resume/ Personal Statement/ Interview/ 3 Letters of Rec

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

N/A Feb.1

Master's Degree Programs

Agricultural Science, MS Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Agricultural Science, MS

Program Coordinator

Amanda McKeith

Email:  amckeith@csufresno.edu

Office: 559. 278.4331

Department: 559. 278.2971

For more information visit the Agriculture page

Domestic:

2.75 GPA in the last 60 units/ Bachelors in Agricultural Science/Education or equivalent/ Transcripts/ GRE (151V, 151Q)/ Personal Statement/ 3 Letters of Recommendation

International:

2.75 GPA in the last 60 units/ Bachelors in Agricultural Science/Education or equivalent/ Transcripts/ GRE (151V, 151Q)/ Personal Statement/ 3 Letters of Rec

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

Nov. 1 June 1

Applied Behavior Analysis Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Applied Behavior Analysis, MA

Program Coordinator 

Marianne Jackson 

Email:  majackson@csufresno.edu 

Office: 559. 278.2757 

Department: 559. 278.2691 

For more information visit the ABA program page

Domestic:

3.0 GPA cumulative and in Psychology courses/ Prerequisites/ Personal Statement/ Interview/ Transcripts/ 3 Letters of Recommendation

International:

3.0 GPA cumulative and in Psychology courses/ Prerequisites/ Personal Statement/ Interview/ Transcripts/ 3 Letters of Recommendation

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

N/A Feb.1

Art MA Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Art, MA

Program Coordinator

Stephanie Ryan

Email:  sryan@csufresno.edu

Office: 559. 278.2117

Department: 559. 278.2516

For more information visit the MA Art page.

Domestic:

3.0 GPA/ Bachelors in Art or equivalent/ Portfolio or Examples of Written Work/ Personal Statement/ CV or Resume/ Transcripts / 3 Letters of Recommendation

International:

3.0 GPA/ Bachelors in Art or equivalent/ Portfolio or Examples of Written Work/ Personal Statement/ CV or Resume/ Transcripts / 3 Letters of Recommendation

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

Oct. 1 (application)/ Oct.15 (portfolio)

Apr. 1 (application)/ Apr. 15 (portfolio)

Athletic Training  Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Athletic Training, MS

Program Coordinator 

Scott Sailor

 Email:  ssailor@mail.fresnostate.edu 

 Office: 559.278.2543

 Department: 559. 278.2016  

 For more information visit the Athletic Training program page 

Domestic:

3.0 GPA / Prerequisites /Transcripts/3 Letters of Recommendation / 100 hours observation of a certified athletic trainer/Interview / ATCAS Application;

International:

3.0 GPA / Prerequisites /Transcripts/3 Letters of Recommendation / 100 hours observation of a certified athletic trainer/Interview / ATCAS Application

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

N/A

 

June 1

ATCAS: April 1

Biology MS Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Biology, MS

Program Coordinator

David Lent

Email:  dlent@csufresno.edu

Office: 559. 278.3966

Department: 559. 278.2001

For more information visit the MS Biology page.

Domestic:

2.5 GPA in last 60 units/ Commitment from a potential Bio advisor/ CV/ Personal Statement/ Diversity statement/ 2 Letters of Recommendation

International:

2.5 GPA in last 60 units/  Commitment from a potential Bio advisor/ CV/ Personal Statement/ Diversity statement/ 2 Letters of Recommendation

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

Sept. 15

 

March 15

Biotechnology Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Biotechnology, MBt

Program Coordinator

Alejandro Calderon-Urrea

Email: calalea@csufresno.edu

Office: 559. 278.4080

Department: 559. 278.2001

For more information visit the Biotechnology page.

Domestic:

3.0 GPA in Science and Math coursework/ GRE/ Prerequisites/ 3 Letters of Recommendation required

International:

3.0 GPA in Science and Math coursework/ GRE/ Prerequisites/ 3 Letters of Rec required

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

N/A Apr.1

Business Administration, MBA

Business Administration, MBA Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Business Administration, MBA

Program Coordinator

Zhanna Sahatjian

Email: zhannab@mail.fresnostate.edu

Office: 559.278.2544

Department: 559.278.2107

For more information visit the Master of Business Administration page.

Domestic:

2.5 GPA in last 60 units/ GMAT- 550 or GRE/ Personal Statement/ Transcripts/ 2 Letters of Recommendation (GMAT may be waived by Grad Coordinator for applicant w/ Business Admin degree from Craig School of Business with a 3.2 GPA or higher, GMAT waived for the EMBA)

International:

2.5 GPA last 60 units/ GMAT- 550 or GRE/ Personal Statement/ Transcripts/ 2 Letters of Rec (GMAT may be waived by program for applicant w/ Business Admin degree from Craig School of Business with a 3.2 GPA or higher, GMAT waived for the EMBA)

Min. TOEFL: 

PB: 550/iBT: 80

Nov.1 June 1

 

Executive Business Administration Program 
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Executive Business Administration, EMBA

Program Coordinator

Zhanna Sahatjian

Email: zhannab@mail.fresnostate.edu

Office: 559.278.2544

Department: 559.278.2107

For more information visit the Graduate Business Programs page.

Domestic:

2.5 GPA in last 60 units/ GMAT- 550 or GRE/ Personal Statement/ Transcripts/ 2 Letters of Recommendation (GMAT may be waived by Grad Coordinator for applicant w/ Business Admin degree from Craig School of Business with a 3.2 GPA or higher, GMAT waived for the EMBA)

International:

2.5 GPA last 60 units/ GMAT- 550 or GRE/ Personal Statement/ Transcripts/ 2 Letters of Rec (GMAT may be waived by program for applicant w/ Business Admin degree from Craig School of Business with a 3.2 GPA or higher, GMAT waived for the EMBA)

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

Contact Graduate Business Programs Office for deadline information Contact Graduate Business Programs Office for deadline information

CHemistry MS Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Chemistry, MS

Program Coordinator

Qiao-Hong Chen

Email:  qchen@csufresno.edu

Office: 559. 278.2394

Department: 559. 278.2103

For more information visit the Master of Chemistry page.

Domestic:

2.5 GPA in major/ Bachelors in Chemistry or equivalent/ GRE/ Transcripts/ 3 Letters of Recommendation

International:

2.5 GPA in major/ Bachelors in Chemistry or equivalent/ GRE/ Transcripts/ 3 Letters of Rec

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

Nov.1 June 1

Civil Engineering, MS Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Civil Engineering, MS

Program Coordinator

William Wright

Email: wfwright@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.5591 

Department: 559.278.2889 

For more information visit the Master of Civil Engineering page.

Domestic:

3.0 GPA in last 60 units/ Bachelors in Civil Engineering, Geomatics Engineering, or equivalent/ GRE 146Q

International:

3.0 GPA in last 60 units/ Bachelors in Civil Engineering, Geomatics Engineering, or equivalent/ GRE 146Q

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

Nov.1 June 1

Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling, MS

Program Coordinator

Yuleinys Castillo Silva

Email: yacastillo@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.0070 

Department: 559.278.0340 

For more information visit the Master of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling page.

Domestic:

3.0 GPA in last 60 units/ Transcripts/ Interview/ Statement of Purpose/ Writing Competency/ Prerequisites/ 3 Letters of Recommendation

International:

3.0 GPA in last 60 units/ Transcripts/ Interview/ Statement of Purpose/ Writing Competency/ Prerequisites/ 3 Letters of Rec

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 560/iBT: 83

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mar. 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Communication, MA Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Communication, MA

Program Coordinator

Diane Blair

Email: dblair@mail.fresnostate.edu

Office: 559.278.8578

Department: 559.278.2826

For more information visit the MA Communication page.

Domestic:

3.0 GPA / Bachelors in Communication/ Transcripts/Statement of Purpose/ Writing Sample/ 3 Letters of Recommendation

International:

3.0 GPA/Bachelors in Communication/ Transcripts/Statement of Purpose/Writing Sample/ 3 Letters of Rec

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 600/iBT: 100

N/A April 1

Computer Science, MS Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Computer Science, MS

Program Coordinator

Jin H. Park

Email:  jpark@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.4307

Department: 559.278.4373

For more information visit the Master of Computer Science page.

Domestic:

2.75 GPA/ GRE/ Performance in Computer

Science courses/ 3 Letters of Recommendation/Statement of Purpose/ Resume

International:

2.75 GPA/ GRE/ Performance in Computer Science courses/ 3 Letters of Rec/Statement of Purpose/ Resume

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

Nov. 1 May 1

Construction Management, MS Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Construction Management, MS

Program Coordinator 

Vivien Luo 

Email:  viluo@csufresno.edu 

Office: 559.278.1792 

Department: 559.278.6056 

For more information visit the Construction Management page.

Domestic:

2.8 GPA in undergrad ed.; 3.0 GPA in CM courses/ Bachelors in CM or minor or cert. in CM/ GRE 300 min/ Personal Statement/ Resume/ 2 Letters of Recommendation

International:

2.8 GPA in undergrad ed.; 3.0 GPA in CM courses/ Bachelors in CM or minor or cert. in CM/ GRE 300 min/ Personal Statement/ Resume/ 2 Letters of Recommendation

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

Nov. 1 June 1

Counseling, MS Program Info Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Counseling, MS

 

See below

Domestic:

3.0 GPA in last 60 units/ Prerequisites/ Transcripts/ Writing Competency/ Statement of Purpose/ 3 Letters of Recommendation

International:

3.0 GPA in last 60 units/ Prerequisites/ Transcripts/ Writing Competency/ Statement of Purpose/ 3 Letters of Rec

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 560/iBT: 83

 

N/A

 

 

 

 

Mar. 1

 

Program Coordinator:

Gitima Sharma

Email: gsharma@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.0069

Department: 559.278.0340

For more information visit the School Counseling page..

Program Coordinator:

Soua Xiong

Email: sxrhs@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.0316

Department: 559.278.0340

For more information visit the Student Affairs & College Counseling page..

Creative Writing, MFA Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Creative Writing, MFA

Program Coordinator

Brynn Saito

Email: bsaito@mail.fresnostate.edu

Office: 559.278.4916

Department: 559.278.2553

For more information visit the MFA Creative Writing page.

Domestic:

3.0 Major GPA/ Personal Statement/ Writing Sample/ Transcripts/ 3 Letters of Recommendation

International:

3.0 Major GPA/ Personal Statement/ Writing Sample/ Transcripts/ 3 Letters of Rec

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 600/iBT: 100

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mar. 1

 

 

 

 

 

Criminology, MS Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Criminology, MS

Program Coordinator

Jordan Pickering

Email:  jpickering@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.5712

Department: 559.278.2305

For more information visit the Master of Criminology page.

Domestic:

3.0 GPA in last 60 units/ Bachelors in Criminology or equivalent/ Prerequisites/ GRE/ Personal Statement/ 3 Letters of Recommendation

International:

3.0 GPA in last 60 units/ Bachelors in Criminology or equivalent/ Prerequisites/ GRE/ Personal Statement/ 3 Letters of Rec

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

N/A April 1

Deaf Education, MA Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Deaf Education, MA

Program Coordinator

Fran Pomaville

Email:  fpomavil@mail.fresnostate.edu

Office: 559.278.2732

Department: 559.278.2423

For more information, visit the Master of Arts in Deaf Education page. 

Domestic:

3.0 GPA/ Bachelors in Communicative Disorders or equivalent/ Prerequisites/ GRE/ 3 Letters of Recommendation

International:

3.0 GPA/ Bachelors in Communicative Disorders or equivalent/ Prerequisites/ GRE/ 3 Letters of Rec

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

N/A April 1

Early Childhood Education, MA  Program Info

Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*

Early Childhood Education, MA 

 

Program Coordinator

Pei-Ying Wu

Email:  peiwu@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278-0052

Department: 559.278.0250

For more information, visit the Early Childhood Education page.

Domestic:

2.75 GPA last 60 semester units/ Transcripts/ Statement of Purpose/ Writing Competency/ 3 Letters of Recommendation 

International:

2.75 GPA in last 60 semester units/ Transcripts/ Statement of Purpose/ Writing Competency/ 3 Letters of Rec 

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 560/iBT: 83

N/A June 1

Education, MA Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Education, MA

Curriculum/Instruction

Program Coordinator

Carol Fry Bohlin

Email: carolb@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.0237

Department: 559.278.0240

For more information visit the Curriculum/Instruction page.

 

 

 

Multilingual & Multicultural Education

Program Coordinator

Teresa Huerta

Email:  thuerta@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.0364

Department: 559.278.0250

For more information visit the Multilingual & Multicultural page.

 

 

Reading/Language Arts

Program Coordinator

Monca Billen

Email: mbillen@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.0267

Department: 559.278.0250

For more information visit the Reading/Language page.

 Domestic:

2.75 GPA last 60 semester units/ Transcripts/ Statement of Purpose/ Writing Competency/ 3 Letters of Recommendation 

International:

2.75 GPA in last 60 semester units/ Transcripts/ Statement of Purpose/ Writing Competency/ 3 Letters of Rec 

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 560/iBT: 83

 

 

Domestic:

2.75 GPA last 60 semester units/ Transcripts/ Statement of Purpose/ Writing Competency/ 3 Letters of Recommendation 

International:

2.75 GPA in last 60 semester units/ Transcripts/ Statement of Purpose/ Writing Competency/ 3 Letters of Rec 

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 560/iBT: 83

 

 

Domestic:

2.75 GPA last 60 semester units/ Transcripts/ Statement of Purpose/ Writing Competency/ 3 Letters of Recommendation 

International:

2.75 GPA in last 60 semester units/ Transcripts/ Statement of Purpose/ Writing Competency/ 3 Letters of Rec 

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 560/iBT: 83

Oct. 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

N/A

 

 

 

June 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 1

 

 

Educational Leadership and Administration, MA Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Educational Leadership and Administration, MA

Program Coordinator

Jessica Hannigan

Email: jhannigan@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.0456

Department: 559.278.0350

For more information visit the program MA Ed Leadership & Admin page.

Domestic:

2.75 GPA last 60 semester units/ Transcripts/ Statement of Purpose/ Writing Competency/ 2 Letters of Recommendation / Resume

International:

2.75 GPA last 60 sem. units/ Transcripts/ Statement of Purpose/ Writing Competency/ 2 Letters of Recommendation / Resume

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

Nov. 1 June 1

Electrical and Computer Engineering Program, MS Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Program Coordinator

Zoulikha Mouffak

Email:  zmouffak@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.8774

Department: 559.278.2726

For more information visit the Electrical and Computer Engineering page.

Domestic:

3.0 GPA/ Bachelors in Electrical or Computer Engineering or equivalent/ GRE 150Q/ 2 Letters of Recommendation

International:

3.0 GPA/ Bachelors in Electrical or Computer Engineering or equivalent/ GRE 150Q/ 2 Letters of Recommendation

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

Nov. 1 June 1

Engineering, MS Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Engineering, MS

Program Coordinator

Sanka Banerjee

Email: sankhab@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.4265

Department: 559.278.4269

For more information visit Mechanical Engineering .

Domestic:

3.0 GPA/ GRE Quantitative/ Letters of Recommendation not required

International:

3.0 GPA/ GRE 550Q/ Letters of Recommendation not required

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

Nov. 1 June 1

English, MA Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
English, MA See below

Domestic:

3.0 GPA/ Bachelors in English or equivalent/ Writing sample/ Letters of Recommendation not required

International:

3.0 GPA/ Bachelors in English or equivalent/ Writing sample/ Letters of Recommendation not required

Min. TOEFL: PB: 600/iBT: 80

Oct. 15 Mar. 31

 

information

Program Coordinator

John Beynon

Email: jbeynon@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.2240

Department: 559.278.2553

For more information visit the MA English page

Program Coordinator

 John Beynon

 Email: jbeynon@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.2240

Department: 559.278.2553

For more information visit the MA English page.

Food and Nutritional Sciences, MS
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Food and Nutritional Sciences

Program Coordinator

Jamie Levitt

Email:  jlevitt@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.4692

Department: 559.278.2164 

For more information visit the program Food and Nutritional Sciences page.

Domestic:

3.0 GPA in last 60 units / GRE equivalent to 50th percentile / Personal Statement /Letters of Recommendation

International:

3.0 GPA in last 60 units / GRE equivalent to 50th percentile / Personal Statement / Letters of Recommendation

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

Nov. 1 June 1

 

Geology, MS
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Geology, MS

Program Coordinator

Christopher Pluhar

Email: cpluhar@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.1128

Department: 559.278.3086

For more information visit the Master of Geology page.

Domestic:

2.7 GPA/ GRE/ 3 Letters of Recommendation

International:

2.7 GPA/ GRE/ 3 Letters of Rec

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

Nov. 1 June 1

Higher Education Administration and Leadership, MA
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Higher Education Administration and Leadership, MA

Program Coordinator

Jonathan Pryor

Email: jpryor@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.0294

Department: 559.278.0350

For more information visit the program Higher Ed Admin & Leadership page.

Domestic:

2.75 GPA last 60 semester units/ Transcripts/ Statement of Purpose/ Writing Competency/ 2 Letters of Recommendation / Resume

International:

2.75 GPA last 60 sem units/ Transcripts/ Statement of Purpose/ Writing Comp/ 2 Letters of Rec. / Resume / cohort

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

N/A Mar. 15

History, MA Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
History, MA

Program Coordinator

Lori Clune

Email:  lclune@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.8895

Department: 559.278.2153

For more information visit the History M.A. page.

Domestic:

3.0 GPA last 60 units/ Bachelors in History or equivalent / Personal Statement/ 3 Letters of Recommendation

International:

3.0 GPA last 60 units/ Bachelors in History or equivalent / Personal Statement/ 3 Letters of Rec

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 600/iBT: 100

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 15

 

 

 

 

 

Industrial Technology, MS Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Industrial Technology, MS

Program Coordinator

Arun Nambiar

Email:  anambiar@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.1443

Department: 559.278.2145

For more information visit the Master of Industrial Technology page.

Domestic:

2.5 GPA in last 60 units/ Bachelors in IT, Technology Education, or equivalent/ GRE / Resume/ Personal Statement/ 3 Letters of Recommendation

International:

2.5 GPA in last 60 units/ Bachelors in IT, Technology Education, or equivalent/ GRE / Resume/ Personal Statement/ 3 Letters of Rec

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

Nov. 1 June 1

Interdisciplinary Studies, MA or MS Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Interdisciplinary Studies, MA or MS

Program Coordinator

Joy Goto

Email:  jgoto@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.2448

Department: 559.278.2448

For more information visit the program Master of Interdisciplinary Studies page.

Domestic:

3.0 GPA/ Bachelors/ GRE/ 3 Letters of Recommendation

International:

3.0 GPA/ Bachelors/ GRE/ 3 Letters of Rec

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

Nov. 1 June 1

International Relations  Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
International Relations 

Program Coordinator

NA

Email:

Office:

Department:

 

N/A N/A N/A

Kinesiology, MA Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Kinesiology, MA

Program Coordinator  

Wade Gilbert

 Email:   wgilbert@csufresno.edu

 Office: 559.278.5170

Department: 559.278.2016 

For more information visit the Kinesiology, MA page.

Domestic:

3.0 GPA last 60 units/ Transcripts/ GRE (150V or greater, 141Q or greater) or MAT (399 or higher)/ Letters/ 3 Letters of Recommendation

International:

3.0 GPA last 60 units/ Transcripts/ GRE (150V or greater, 141Q or greater) or MAT (399 or higher)/ Letters/ 3 Letters of Rec

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

Nov. 1 June 1

Linguistics, MA Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Linguistics, MA

Program Coordinator

Chris Golston

Email:  chrisg@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.2441

Department: 559.278.2441

For more information visit the Master of Linguistics page.

Domestic:

2.9 GPA/ Personal Statement/ 2 Letters of Recommendation

International:

2.9 GPA/ Personal Statement/ 2 Letters of Recommendation

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

Nov. 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 1

 

 

 

 

Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling, MS Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling, MS

Program Coordinator

Mandy Greaves

Email:  mgreaves@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.0381

Department: 559.278.0340

For more information visit the MFCC program page.

Domestic:

3.0 GPA in last 60 units/ Prerequisites/ Transcripts/ Writing Competency/ Statement of Purpose/ 3 Letters of Recommendation

International:

3.0 GPA in last 60 units/ Prerequisites/ Transcripts/ Writing Competency/ Statement of Purpose/ 3 Letters of Rec 

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 560/iBT: 83

Oct. 1 March 1

Mathematics, MS Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Mathematics

Program Coordinator

Oscar Vega

Email:  ovega@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.4903

Department: 559.278.2992

For more information visit the Master of Mathematics page.

Domestic:

3.0 GPA in upper division math courses/ BA/BS in Mathematics (preferred)/ GRE Mathematics Subject Test - 500 or complete, within the last five years, courses on:  upper division linear algebra, abstract algebra, and real analysis, all with at least a B and an average of 3.3/ 2 Recent Letters of Recommendation

International:

3.0 GPA in upper division math courses/ BA/BS in Mathematics (preferred)/ GRE Mathematics Subject Test - 500 or complete, within the last five years, courses on:  upper division linear algebra, abstract algebra, and real analysis, all with at least a B and an average of 3.3/ 2 Recent Letters of Recommendation

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

Nov. 1 May 31

Music, MA Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Music, MA

Program Coordinator

Donald Henriques

Email: dhenriques@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.2620

Department: 559.278.2654

For more information visit the Music, MA page.

Domestic:

3.0 GPA/ Bachelors in Music (preferred)/ Transcripts/Audition/Interview (for composition & music education applicants)/Writing Sample/Personal Statement/GRE required for applicants below 3.0 GPA/ 3 letters of recommendation

International:

3.0 GPA/ Bachelors in Music (preferred)/ Transcripts/Audition/Interview (for composition & music education applicants) /Writing Sample/Personal Statement/GRE required for applicants below 3.0 GPA/ 3 letters of recommendation

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

 

Nov. 1 April 1

Nursing, MS  Program Info

Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*

Nursing, MS 

 

 

Program Coordinator

Kammie Yap Sayaseng

Email:  ksayaseng@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.6678

Department: 559.278.2041

For more information visit the Master of Nursing page.

Domestic:

3.0 GPA/ RN clinical experience/ Primary care experience/ Essay/ Transcripts/ 3 Letters of Recommendation/ NursingCAS Application

International:

3.0 GPA/ RN clinical experience/ Primary care experience/ Essay/ Transcripts/ 3 Letters of Rec/ NursingCAS Application

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

N/A May 13, 2022

Physics, MS Program Info

Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*

Physics, MS

Program Coordinator

Gerardo Munoz

Email:  gerardom@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.4131

Department: 559.278.2371

For more information visit the Master of Physics page.

Domestic:

BS in Physics or equivalent / 2.5 GPA in last 60 units/ GRE 150Q or 300 combined Q and V/ 3 Letters of Recommendation

International:

BS in Physics or equivalent / 2.5 GPA in last 60 units/ GRE 150Q or 300 combined Q and V/ 3 Letters of Rec

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

Nov. 1 April 1

Plant Science, MS Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Plant Science, MS

Program Coordinator

Sharon Benes

Email: sbenes@csufresno.edu

Office: 559-278-2255

Department: 559.278.2861

For more information visit the Master of Plant Science page.

In addition to the on-line application at Cal State Apply, applicants must complete the departmental application, including a research statement, as described here.

Domestic:

2.75 GPA in last 60 units/ Prerequisites/ GRE (152V, 147Q, 3.0AW)/ Transcripts/ Personal Statement/ 3 Letters of Recommendation

International:

2.75 GPA in last 60 units/ Prerequisites/ GRE (152V, 147Q, 3.0AW)/ Transcripts/ Personal Statement/ 3 Letters of Rec

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

Nov. 1 June 1

Psychology Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Psychology, MA General/Experimental option

Program Coordinator

Rosa Toro

Email:  rtoro@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.4061

Department: 559.278.2691

For more information visit the General/Experimental page.

Domestic:

3.0 GPA cumulative and in Psychology courses/ Prerequisites/ Personal Statement/ Interview/ Transcripts/ 3 Letters of Recommendation

International:

3.0 GPA cumulative and in Psych. courses/ Prereqs/Personal Statement/ Interview/ Transcripts/ 3 Letters of Rec

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

N/A Feb.1

Public Administration, MPA Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Public Administration, MPA

Program Coordinator

Kurt Cline

Email:  kcline@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.2865

Department: 559.278.2988

For more information visit the Master of Public Administration page.

Domestic:

2.7 GPA/ GRE (147V, 145Q, 3.5AW)/ Personal Statement/ 2 Letters of Recommendation

International:

2.7 GPA/ GRE (147V, 145Q, 3.5AW)/ Personal Statement/ 2 Letters of Rec

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

Nov. 1 June 1

Public Health, MPH Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Public Health, MPH

Program Coordinator

Miguel A. Perez

Email:  mperez@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.2897

Department: 559.278.4014

For more information visit the Master of Public Health page.

Domestic:

3.0 GPA in last 60 units/ Prerequisites/ GRE/ Transcripts/ Personal Statement/ 3 Letters of Recommendation

International:

3.0 GPA in last 60 units/ Prereqs/ GRE/ Transcripts/ Personal Statement/ 3 Letters of Rec

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

N/A April 1

Social Work, MSW Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Social Work, MSW

Program Coordinator

Randy Nedegaard

Email: nedegaard@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.6129

Department: 559.278.3992

For more information visit the Master of Social Work page.

Domestic:

3.0 Cumulative GPA/ Prerequisites for non-SW majors/ Transcripts/ Personal Statement/ 2 Letters of Recommendation

International:

3.0 Cumulative GPA/ Prerequisites for non-SW majors/ Transcripts/ Personal Statement/ 2 Letters of Rec

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

N/A Jan. 15

 

Spanish, MA Program Info

Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*

Spanish, MA

 

Program Coordinator

Gloria Medina Sancho

Email:  gmedina@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.6963

Department: 559.278.6258

For more information visit the Master of Spanish page.

Domestic:

3.0 GPA/ BA Spanish, but open to others/ Oral-Written fluency/ Statement of Purpose/ Spanish Writing Sample/ 3 Letters of Recommendation

International:

3.0 GPA/ BA Spanish, but open to others/ Oral-Written fluency/ Statement of Purpose/ Spanish Writing Sample/ 3 Letters of Rec

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

Nov. 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special Education,  MA Program Info

Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*

Special Education,  MA

 

Program Coordinator

William Garnett

Email: wgarnett@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.0448

Department: 559.278.0250

For more information visit the Master of Special Education page.

Domestic:

3.0 GPA in last 60 units/ Transcripts/ Preliminary Education Specialist Credential/ Interview/ Writing Competency/ Personal Statement/ 3 Letters of Recommendation

International:

3.0 GPA in last 60 units/ Transcripts/ Preliminary Education Specialist Credential/ Interview/ Writing Competency/ Personal Statement/ 3 Letters of Rec

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 560/iBT: 83

Nov. 1 June 1

Speech Language Pathology, MA Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Speech Language Pathology

Program Coordinator

Fran Pomaville

Email:  fpomavil@mail.fresnostate.edu

Office: 559.278.2732

Department: 559.278.2423

For more information visit the Speech Language Pathology page. 

Domestic:

3.0 GPA/ Bachelors in Communicative Disorders or equivalent/ Prerequisites/ GRE/ 3 Letters of Recommendation

International:

3.0 GPA/ Bachelors in Communicative Disorders or equivalent/ Prerequisites/ GRE/ 3 Letters of Rec

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

Oct. 1 Mar. 1

Teaching, MA (Online) Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*

Teaching, MA (Online)

 

Program Coordinator

Nancy Akhavan

Email: nakhavan@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.0345

Department: 559.278.0240

For more information visit the Master of Teaching page.

Domestic:

3.0 GPA/ Teaching Credential/ Reflection or TPA, PACT, FAST etc. scores/ Transcripts/ Statement of Purpose/ Writing Competency/ 3 Letters of Recommendation

International:

3.0 GPA/ Teaching Credential/ Reflection or TPA, PACT, FAST etc. scores/ Transcripts/ SOP/ Writing Competency/ 3 Letters of Rec

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 560/iBT:83

 

N/A June 1

Viticulture and Enology, MS Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Viticulture and Enology, MS

Program Coordinator

Luca Brillante

Email: lucabrillante@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.3940

Department: 559.278.2089

For more information visit the Master of Viticulture and Enology page.

Domestic:

3.0 GPA/ GRE/ Undergraduate coursework/ 3 Letters of Recommendation

International:

3.0 GPA/ GRE/ Undergraduate coursework/ 3 Letters of Rec

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

Oct. 31 June 1

Water Resource Management Online, MS Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Water Resource Management Online, MS

Program Coordinator

Robert Dundas

Email: rdundas@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.6984 

Department: 278.3086 

For more information visit the Master of Water Resource Management Online page

Domestic:

3.0 GPA in the last 60 units/ GIS Proficiency/ GRE/ CV or Resume/ 1 Letter of Rec

International:

3.0 GPA in the last 60 units/ GIS Proficiency/ GRE/ CV or Resume/ 1 Letter of Recommendation

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

Dec. 1 N/A

Graduate Certificate Programs

Advanced Studies in Research Methods Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Advanced Studies in Research Methods

Program Coordinator

Susan Tracz

Email: susant@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.0347

Department: 559.278.0240

For more information visit the Advanced Studies in Research Methods page.

 

Contact program for more information. Contact program for more information.  Contact program for more information. 

Criminal Justice 
Counseling Specialist
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Criminal Justice 
Counseling Specialist

Program Coordinator 

N/A

Email:

Office:

Department:

N/A N/A N/A

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (Online) Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (Online)

Program Coordinator

Zhi Wang

Email:  zwang@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.4427

Department: 559.278.3086

For more information visit the Geographic Information Systems page.

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Community and Regional Planning (Online) Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Community and Regional Planning (Online)

Program Coordinator

Hongwei Dong

Email: hdong@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.2890

Department: 559.278.2797

For more information visit the Community and Regional Planning (Online) page.

Contact program for more information.  Contact program for more information.  Contact program for more information. 

Biotechnology Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Biotechnology

Program Coordinator 

N/A

Email:

Office:

Department:

N/A N/A N/A

Dietics Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Dietetics

Program Coordinator

Jamie Levitt

Email:jlevitt@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.4692

Department: 559.278.2164

For more information visit the Dietetics page.

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Homeland Security Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
 

Program Coordinator 

N/A

Email:

Office:

Department:

N/A N/A N/A

Composition Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Composition

Program Coordinator

John Beynon

Email:  jbeynon@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.2240

Department: 559.278.2153

For more information visit the Composition page

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Educational Technology Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Educational Technology

Program Coordinator

 Roy Bohlin  

 Email:  royb@csufresno.edu

 Office: 559.278.0245

 Department: 559.278.2041

For more information visit the Certificate of Advanced Study in Educational Technology page.

Contact program for more information.  Contact program for more information.  Contact program for more information. 

Linguistics - TESOL/SLAT Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Linguistics - TESOL/SLAT

Program Coordinator

Chris Golston

Email:  chrisg@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.2441

Department: 559.278.2441

For more information visit the TESOL/SLAT page.

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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Program Coordinator

Juan Bedolla

Email: jab60@mail.fresnostate.edu

Office: 559-278-2041

Department: 559-278-2041

For more information visit the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner webpage.

Contact program for more information.  N/A March 15

Credential Programs

Basic Credential Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Basic Credential

Contact:

Renee Flores

Email: reflores@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.0300

Department: 559.278-0300

For more information visit the Basic Credential page.

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Advanced Credential Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Advanced Credential with Master's

Contact:

Alicia Becton

Email: alicbrown@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.0433

Department: 559.278.0340

For more information visit the credential office Advanced Credential page.

Contact program for more information.  Contact program for more information.  Contact program for more information. 

Web-Based Online Programs

Deaf Education (MA) Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Deaf Education (MA)

Program Coordinator:

Fran Pomaville

Email:  fpomavil@mail.fresnostate.edu

Office: 559.278.2732

Department: 559.278.2423

For more information, plesae visit the Masters in Deaf Education Page

Domestic:

3.0 GPA/ Bachelors in Communicative Disorders or equivalent/ Prerequisites/ GRE/ 3 Letters of Recommendation

International:

3.0 GPA/ Bachelors in Communicative Disorders or equivalent/ Prerequisites/ GRE/ 3 Letters of Rec

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

N/A April 1

Teaching MA (Online) Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Teaching MA (Online)

Program Coordinator

Nancy Akhavan

Email: nakhavan@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.0345

Department: 559.278.0240

For more information visit the Masters of Teaching Online page.

Domestic:

3.0 GPA/ Teaching Credential/ Reflection or TPA, PACT, FAST etc. scores/ Transcripts/ Statement of Purpose/ Writing Competency/ 3 Letters of Recommendation

International:

3.0 GPA/ Teaching Credential/ Reflection or TPA, PACT, FAST etc. scores/ Transcripts/ SOP/ Writing Competency/ 3 Letters of Rec

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 560/iBT: 83

 

N/A June 1

Water Resource Management (MS) Program Info
Program Contact Information Admission Criteria Apply by: Spring* Apply by: Fall*
Water Resource Management (MS)

Program Coordinator:

Robert Dundas

Email:  rdundas@csufresno.edu

Office: 559.278.6984

Department: 559.278.3086

For more information visit the credential office  Masters of Water Resource Management page.

Domestic:

3.0 GPA in the last 60 units/ GIS Proficiency/ GRE/ CV or Resume/ 1 Letter of Rec

International:

3.0 GPA in the last 60 units/ GIS Proficiency/ GRE/ CV or Resume/ 1 Letter of Recommendation

Min. TOEFL:

PB: 550/iBT: 80

Dec. 1 N/A