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Graduate Studies


Welcome to the CSUSB Office of Graduate Studies!

Whether you are completing a credential, master’s degree, or doctoral program – or exploring the possibilities of a graduate education – we are open and ready to support you!

We are located in the College of Education, room 356, and are ready to serve you in person, by phone, or via a Zoom appointment. (Please see our office hours and contact information.) 

Thank you and stay safe!


FAFSA SimlificationThe 2024-2025 FAFSA is Changing!

The FAFSA Simplification Act (FAFSA) is an initiative by the United States Department of Education to make applying for federal student aid easier for students.  As a result, the 2024-2025 FAFSA and California Dream Act Application opened on December 31, 2023.

Visit the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships FAFSA Simplification page for more information. There has been a delay in institutions, including CSUSB, receiving FAFSA/CADAA data. Please be sure to check your MyCoyote student portal regularly for any “To Do’s” or “Holds” to prevent further processing delays.

On-Campus Scholarship Deadline Extended

The 2024-2025 on-campus scholarship deadline has been extended to April 2, 2024. Apply online through the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships. Contact them with questions at (909) 537-7399 or email


Students reading brochure.
Students read brochure of Cal State San Bernardino's graduate programs - master's degrees, credentials, and a doctorate in education.

CSUSB Continues to be Ranked among the Top Universities in the Nation

Cal State San Bernardino’s graduate programs are consistently recognized for quality and affordability.  Learn more about our most recent rankings.

  • Ranked No. 1 for the Master of Social Work program in the Top Affordable Online MSW Programs for Mental Health Professional category – Physcreg, 2024
  • Ranked No. 11 in the nation, among the top 25 Best Value Online Colleges and Universities – College Consensus, 2024
  • Ranked No. 4 in the nation for social mobility and No. 27 in the Best Value Schools category – U.S. News & World Report, 2024 Best Colleges rankings 
  • Listed among the Best on Campus MBA programs. In the Top 50 Best Online MBA programs, CSUSB was ranked 32nd in the nation, among the top 4 in California and 1st in the state in public universities. – The Princeton Review, 2023
  • Ranked 8th in the Top 9 Entrepreneurship Programs in the West, among the top 4 in California and 2nd in the state in public universities. – The Princeton Review, 2023
  • CSUSB’s online MBA program ranked No. 6 in California – Online MBA Report, April 2022
  • Named a Military Friendly® School for 2023-24 with a gold ranking – Military Friendly®
  • Ranked among the top in the nation for graduate programs in public affairs, social work, public health and part-time MBA – U.S. News & World Report, 2023 edition of Best Graduate Schools
  • Listed among the top online master's degree in criminal justice programs in the nation. CSUSB was ranked 44th in the nation and 4th in California – U.S. News & World Report, 2024 rankings for best online programs.

Explore our list of CSUSB master’s degrees, teaching credentials, and our doctoral program in education – now is the time to define your future.