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Graduate Programs offered at Cal State University Bakersfield

To find more information about CSUB's graduate programs, see below for a complete list of deadlines and program brochures.

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University Application Deadlines

Fall: July 15th

Winter: Dec. 1st

Spring: Feb. 15th

Summer: May 15th

*Applies to all programs that do not have specfic application deadlines

Program-Specific Application Deadlines:

M.S. Biology

Fall: March 15th

Winter: Sept. 15th

Spring: Jan 15th


Fall: July 1st

Spring: Feb. 15th

M.S. Counseling Psychology

Fall: April 15th

M.S. Counseling (Educational)

Fall: April 30th

Winter: Oct. 15th

Spring: March 5th

M.S. Geology

Fall: March 1st

M.S.W. (Social Work)

Fall: Feb. 1st

M.A. Sociology

Fall: April 30th

*Please note all dates are subject to change

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Master of Arts in Anthropology

Master of Science in Biology

Master in Business Administration

Master of Science in Counseling

Master of Science in Counseling Psychology

Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction

Master of Arts in Educational Administration

Master of Arts in English

Master of Science in Geology

Master of Science in Health Care Management

Master of Art in History

Master of Art in Interdisciplinary Studies

Master in Public Administration

Master of Science in Science Administration

Master of Science in Science Education Credential

Master of Science in Social Work

Master of Art in Sociology

Master of Art in Spanish

Master of Art in Special Education

Teacher Education

Post-Baccalaureate/Second Bachelors