Apply to the Master's Program

Please note that the application period for the Fall 2024 semester has closed as of December 15, 2023. The next application period for the Fall 2025 semester is expected to open in October 2024.

The following information is for applications to the Fall 2025 semester. The deadline for Fall 2024 has passed. Please periodically check this page to view updates.

Applicants for Fall 2025 are required to submit two separate applications in the following order:

  1. Cal State Apply:
    • Deadline for submission of Cal State Apply is December 1, 2024.
    • Cal State Apply Guide (please review before starting Cal State Apply application) The 25-26 Cal State Apply Guide is not yet available. 
    • Cal State Apply-related admission questions can be directed to
  1. MSW Application
    • The MSW Application will open in October, 2024.
    • Deadline for submission of the MSW Application is Early
      December 2024.


  • Cal State Apply: December 1, 2024
  • MSW Application: December 2024

Informational Sessions

The Informational Sessions are available now as recordings of the Q&A discussions. Please click on the links below that correspond with the recording of that sessions' date. Although the Informational Sessions are intended to cover much of the same material, there are some unique questions that are in each. Please plan your review accordingly.

We also highly advise that you view the Fall 2024 MSW Informational Session video located further below BEFORE you view the Q&A videos so you will have better context and an overview of our MSW program.

Steps to Apply


Frequently Asked Questions

Fall 2024 MSW Informational Session

The informational session video has been updated for the Fall 2024 admissions cycle.

Please disregard the deadline mentioned in the Fall 2024 MSW Informational Session video. The deadline for the Fall 2024 MSW Application is December 15.


Application Tutorial



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