Admission to Program

In addition to the general requirements of the university, specific requirements for admission to classified status follow:

  1. A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 ("B") in all courses;
  2. Completion of the graduate entrance writing requirement as described on Page 368. The writing requirement must be completed by the end of the second quarter in attendance;
  3. Three letters of recommendation that address your ability to complete an academic program of this type;
  4. Completion of 20 quarter units of science, or 18 quarter units of mathematics, or an undergraduate degree in a STEM related field, or permission of the Program Coordinator.
Students who do not meet these criteria may be admitted as conditionally classified graduate students. No more than 12 quarter units may be completed without moving to classified status.

For more information please visit our website. Department of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education