Jan 28, 2023  
2008-2009 Graduate Catalog 
    
2008-2009 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Graduate Student Admission Requirements


California State University, Stanislaus
Admission Requirements for Master’s, Credential and Certificate Programs*
Degree Programs Offered Master Code Minimum GPA 1 Test Required2 Letters of Reference Personal Statement Additional Application required by Department Deadline for Department Application Terms Accepted
Business Administration (MBA) 05011 2.5 GRE or GMAT 3 Yes MBA Program Office Varies; see department All
Business Administration (EMBA) 05011 2.5 GMAT 2 Yes College of Business Admin Varies; see department Varies; see department
Business Administration: International Finance (MSBA) 05041 2.5 GMAT 3 Yes College of Business Admin Varies; see department Fall
Criminal Justice (MA) 21051 3.0 None 3 Yes Criminal Justice Varies; see department Fall and Spring
Ecology and Sustainability (MS) 04201 3.0 GRE 3 Yes Biological Sciences Varies; see department F/W/Sp
Educational Leadership: P-12 (EdD) 08272 3.0 GRE 3 Yes College of Education Varies; see department Summer
Educational Leadership: Community College (EdD) 08273 3.0 GRE 3 Yes College of Education Varies; see department Summer
Education: C & I, Elementary (MA) 08021 by formula MAT or GRE 3 Yes Teacher Education Varies; see department F/Sp/Su
Education: C & I, Multilingual (MA) 08994 by formula MAT or GRE 3 Yes Teacher Education Varies; see department F/Sp/Su
Education: C & I, Reading (MA) 08301 by formula MAT or GRE and CBEST 3 Yes Teacher Education Varies; see department F/Sp/Su
Education: C & I, Secondary (MA) 08031 by formula MAT or GRE 3 Yes Teacher Education Varies; see department F/Sp/Su
Educational Technology (MA) 08992 2.75 MAT or GRE 2 No Advanced Studies Varies; see department Fall and Spring
Education: School Administration (MA) 08271 by formula MAT 2 No Advanced Studies Varies; see department All
Education: School Counseling (MA) 08261 2.8 MAT and CBEST 3 Yes Advanced Studies December 1/April 1 Fall and Spring
Education: Special Education (MA) 08081 2.8 MAT 3 Yes Advanced Studies Varies; see department Fall and Spring
Education: Physical Education (MA) 08351 by formula MAT 3 No Physical Education Varies; see department Fall and Spring
English Literature or RTW (MA) 15011 3.0 Program Discretion 2 Yes English Varies; see department F/W/Sp
English TESOL (MA) 15081 3.0 GRE 2 Yes English Varies; see department All
Genetic Counseling (MS) — Fall 2008 12171 3.0 GRE 3 Yes Biological Sciences Varies; see department Fall
History (MA) 22051 3.0 GRE None Yes History Varies; see department Fall and Spring
Interdisciplinary Studies (MA/MS) 49993 3.0 GRE None Yes Graduate School Varies; see department All
Marine Science (MS) 49022 3.0 GRE & Biology 3 Yes Biological Sciences February/September Fall and Spring
Nursing: Nursing Education (MS) 12032 3.0 GRE or MAT 3 No Nursing November 1 Spring
Nursing: Gerontological Nursing (MS) 12032 3.0 GRE or MAT 3 No Nursing November 1 Spring
Postbaccalaureate/Undeclared 00000 2.5 None None Yes N/A Fall/Spring/Summer All
Psychology (MA) 20011 3.0 GRE 3 Yes Psychology 02/01/08 Fall
Psychology: Behavior Analysis (MS) 20031 3.0 GRE 3 Yes Psychology 02/01/08 Fall
Psychology: Counseling (MS) 20011 3.0 GRE 3 Yes Psychology 02/01/08 Fall
Public Administration (MPA) 21021 2.7 None 3 Yes Politics/Public Administration Varies; see department Fall and Spring
Social Work (MSW) 21041 2.5 (3.0 preferred) None 3 Yes Social Work 02/28/08 Fall

 

Credentials Offered Credential Code Minimum GPA1 Test Required2 Letters of Reference Personal Statement Additional Application required by Department Deadline for Department Application Terms Accepted
Single Subject Instruction 100 2.75 CBEST 4 Yes Credential Varies; see department Fall and Spring
Multiple Subject Instruction 200 2.75 CBEST 2 Yes Credential Varies; see department All
Reading/Language Arts Specialist 410 3.0 CBEST 1 Yes Teacher Education Varies; see department F/Sp/Su
Moderate/Severe Disablilites 469 2.75 CBEST 1 Yes Advanced Studies Varies; see department Fall and Spring
Mild/Moderate Disabilities 468 2.75 CBEST 1 Yes Advanced Studies Varies; see department Fall and Spring
Preliminary Administrative Services 501 2.75 CBEST 1 No Advanced Studies Varies; see department All
Pupil Personnel Services 802 2.75 MAT and CBEST 3 Yes Advanced Studies December1/April 1 Fall and Spring
                 
Certificates Certificate Code Minimum GPA1 Test Required2 Letters of Reference Personal Statement Additional Application required by Department Deadline for Department Application Terms Accepted
Child Development 0 2.5 N/A None No Psychology Varies; see department Varies; see department
Cross-Cultural, Language, & Academic Development 0 by formula MAT or GRE 3 Yes Teacher Education Varies; see department Varies; see department
Middle/Junior High School Studies 0 3.0 None 3 Yes Teacher Education Varies; see department Varies; see department
Printmaking 0 2.5 N/A 3 Yes Art Varies; see department Varies; see department
Reading Specialist 0 3.0 CBEST 1 Yes Teacher Education Varies; see department Varies; see department
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages 0 3.0 None 2 No English Varies; see department Varies; see department
 
*Admission Requirements are meant as a guideline only. Additional requirements may apply. Always contact the program directly for complete and updated information.
1. GPA requirements vary with individual programs in addition to the university admission which is calculated by using the last 60 graded-semester units and a minimum GPA of 2.5
2. TOEFL scores for paper testing: 550 total, 54 part scores; English, History requires 575 total, 57 part. Computer based testing scores are 213 total and 21 part scores, English and History; 233 total and 23 part scores
3. Hybrid, online format for delivery of courses