Master's Program Admissions

Application Deadline for Fall 2024 Programs:  June 1, 2024

Program Table
M.S. Curriculum & Instruction          

Fall start only

Applications Due: June 1

M.S. Educational TechnologyOpens in new window

Fall and Spring starts

Applications Due:             

see Educational TechnologyOpens in new window

important dates - admissions deadlines

1. M.S. Curriculum & Instruction Admissions 

  • October 1st- Application available in CSU Apply
  • June 1st- Application Deadline

We review and accept applications on a rolling basis until all seats are filled. Therefore, we recommend that you apply before the June 1st deadline. All transcripts must be received in the Office of Admissions by July 15th.

2. M.S. Educational Technology- Please see Ed Tech websiteOpens in new window  


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or GPA of 3.0 in last 60 units.

    The application review process allows us to consider experiences, attributes and other academic metrics as well as the value an applicant would contribute to learning and teaching. If you do not currently meet the minimum GPA requirements, we still encourage you to submit an application.

  • Successful completion of a teacher credential program. For information about obtaining a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, view our credentials information.
  • If an applicant has not completed a credential program, the department will consider equivalent experience in lieu of a credential. If you feel you have equivalent experience, please email to request an equivalent teaching experience form.
  • No GRE required

Admissions Process

  1. Complete the Cal State Apply application. Follow these directionsPDF File  to help you navigate the application.
  2. Pay the application fee. 
  3. Send hardcopies and/or electronic transcripts from ALL institutions to CSUF Office of AdmissionsOpens in new window , even if only for one class or if they show up as transfer units on a different transcript. Some institutions will provide electronic transcripts. Deadline to send your transcripts is August 1st for fall and December 1st for spring. 

    If you attended CSUF as an undergraduate or post-baccalaureate student, there might be a possibility you do not need to resend your transcripts. An email will be sent to you after you submit your application in case you need to resend your transcripts.



Visit CSUF Student Business Services to view tuition.

Applicants who are planning to apply for financial aid should not wait until admission is granted. Apply for financial aid as soon as possible.


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. This is NOT an additional fee. Once paid, this deposit will reduce the cost of your tuition by $250. Students with financial aid will have the enrollment deposit waived until financial aid is awarded.

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.

Our College-wide deadline for final payment of the $250 enrollment deposit is July 15th.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS If you are an International Student, please be sure to seek advisement from International Student Services. International Student ServicesOpens in new window provides advising to international students on F or J status on immigration, personal, social and cultural matters.