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Application Process

If you need any help with the application, please call us at (657) 278-2842.

Please complete the formal online application to the university Cal State Apply website select Instructional Design and Technology program at CSU Fullerton. You will receive a username and ID and can manage your own application process, primarily the submission and evaluation of your official transcripts. Send your transcripts directly to the CSUF Admissions Office P.O. Box 6900, Fullerton, CA 92834-6900.

Application Deadline

We accept new students on a rolling basis, therefore, it is in your best interest to apply soon. We are accepting applications for Spring Semester 2019 now until December 1, 2018. 

Support Materials

After you have submitted your application through Cal State Apply submit your support materials. Please email your essay and resume to

  • Resume - Please include your academic background, technology related experience, and professional experience.
  • Personal Statement - Please submit a personal statement (500 word limit) indicating your reason for choosing the M.S. in Instructional Design & Technology program at CSU Fullerton, and your future academic and professional goals.


All graduate students who intend to enroll at CSU Fullerton must accept their offer of admission and pay a non-refundable $250 enrollment deposit. The deposit will offset a portion of your Registration Fees for the first semester.  You must accept admission and pay your enrollment deposit through your Student Portal, within the Student Center.  Under the Admissions area of the Student Center, click on the Application Status link. The Accept/Decline button will be displayed. Click on the Accept/Decline button to accept your admission to CSU Fullerton.  Accepting admission and paying the enrollment deposit are required to confirm your intent to enroll at CSU Fullerton.

Admission Requirements

Please note that there is a GPA requirement for admission to CSUF of 2.5 cumulative undergraduate GPA resulting in a BA/BS degree from an accredited institution and a 3.0 GPA department requirement (GPAs within 2.5 and 3.0 could be accepted conditionally based on review of resume, essay and interview).You will be able to see what is required at the university level for Admissions and Records when you apply through the Cal State Apply site for Graduate Admissions.

You can contact us regarding any program questions by email or call us at (657) 278-2842.

Please contact CSUF Admissions help line at (657) 278-7601.