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Fall 2017 Application Process! - new!

ApplicationThose who wish to apply for Fall 2017 must complete a paper application. The deadline to submit the paper application for Fall 2017 is June 19th. Note that some programs have earlier application deadlines. Please turn the completed application into the Office of Graduate Studies office via email at For more information, please click "How to Apply" page.

For international students (F-1 and J-1 visa only), please click the International Admissions website for application information.

Please note that those applying for Winter 2018 or later, can use the new CSU Apply website.

Criminal Justice Ranked Among Best 25 Programs

Best Schools logoCongratulations to the Master of Arts in Criminal Justice online program! The program is ranked among the top 25 online Master of Criminal Justice programs by Programs are selected based on the quality of the program, types of courses offered, the faculty, awards, rankings and reputation. The CSUSB program placed 15th on the list of prestigious public and private institutions, many of which also offer doctoral degrees. (Only four schools not offering doctoral degrees were ranked higher.)

Kudos to Department Chair Dr. Larry Gaines, Graduate Coordinator Dr. Andrea Schoepfer, and the many faculty and staff who support the program!

Office of Graduate Studies Summer Hours

sunFrom June 19th through September 1, our office will follow the campus summer schedule. We are open 7:00 am – 5:30 pm, Monday through Thursday; we are closed on Friday and weekends.

Please note that our office will also be closed July 3rd and 4th for the Independence Day holiday.

We look forward to assisting you over the summer!



Thesis Digitization Project (Scholarworks)

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Prior to 2014, CSUSB theses, projects, and dissertations were available as hard-copy only. Pfau Library is at work on a project to digitize its collection of hard-copy theses and make them available on the internet via CSUSB Scholarworks. For more information or to opt out of digitization, see the Thesis Digitization Project or contact librarian Stacy Magedanz,