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In order to apply to the M.A. in National Security Studies Program you must apply to both the university and the program itself.

University Application: Please visit The Office of Graduate Studies for additional information about the University‚Äôs application Process.

Program Application: You may visit or contact the Department of Political Science at California State University, San Bernardino to acquire a copy.

Application Deadlines, M.A. in National Security Studies:

Spring Semester: November 1
Fall Semester: May 1

Find more information about admission to the NSS program here.

Graduate Admission Requirements

Applicant must:

  • have completed a four year college course of study and hold an acceptable baccalaureate degree from an institution accredited by a regional accrediting association;
  • be in good academic standing at the last college or university attended;
  • have attained an overall GPA of 3.0 or, if less, a minimum of a 2.5 overall AND a 3.0 in the major, defined as the last 60 semester/90 quarter units;
  • satisfactorily meet the professional, personal, scholastic, and other standards for graduate study, including qualifying examinations, as appropriate campus authorities may prescribe.