Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution and achieved a GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) in the bachelor's degree institution or in the last 60 semester or 90 quarter units of all coursework.
  • An upper-division statistics course, one or more college calculus course(s), and at least one college-level programming course.
  • An applicant might be conditionally admitted to the program with marginal deficiency in the above requirements.
  • No GRE and GMAT scores, or recommendation letters required.

University Requirements

Candidates must apply through the CSU admissions portal, Cal State Apply, and meet all university admissions requirements. Applicants will need to apply separately to the university to obtain approval for university-level admission and to CPGE to obtain admission into the MS in Data Analytics.

In addition to holding a bachelor's degree as required above, international applicants (or applicants who earned their degrees in a country where the primary language is not English) must achieve a minimum English-language proficiency test score as indicated on the Graduate Program Test Requirements webpage at GAPE.