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Graduate students are a dynamic part of Fresno State. We offer 47 different graduate degrees, including an educational specialist degree and three doctoral degrees. Programs are offered in the traditional scholarly fields of the arts and humanities and in the sciences. We also offer a number of programs specifically geared for those in professional, practice-oriented careers—everything from education and business to health and the social sciences. 


What's New

NEW GRADUATE AND POSTBACCALAUREATE ADMISSION FALL 2015
Open to applicants in selected graduate and credential programs. Application filing period is October 1, 2014 through April 1, 2015. The application filing period for all graduate and credential programs may close before the 4/1/15 deadline.  Check with your respective program to confirm filing deadline dates.  Please review our program admission criteria and apply online at www.csumentor.edu 

GRADUATE RESEARCH & CREATIVE ACTIVITIES SYMPOSIUM
The Symposium was a great success with over 160 graduate students presenting their research. For more information, view photos, or download a digital copy of the booklet please visit our website at www.fresnostate.edu/academics/gradstudies/symposium/  

DGS LOCATION
The Division of Graduate Studies is located in the Frank W. Thomas Building, Room 132. www.fresnostate.edu/map/  

OUTSTANDING GRADUATE STUDENTS
The following students have been recognized by their graduate program for their noteworthy work. This work may be associated with the student's thesis, project, or leadership effort in a significant activity that exhibits high quality work and makes a significant contribution to their field of study. Please click here to read more.

RANKED AMONG THE BEST
Washington Monthly ranked Fresno State 10th in the nation among master's degree-granting universities and second in the California State University system.

GRADUATE WRITING STUDIO
Please click on the Graduate Writing Studio for more information or, to schedule an appointment, call 559.278.2450.

PROJECT (298) GUIDELINES
Click here for the University Graduate Committee's Fall 2010 project guidelines.

IMPORTANT POLICY CHANGE AFFECTING ALL GRADUATE STUDENTS
Effective with the Spring 2012 semester, university policy requires all graduate students to maintain continuous enrollment at the university through regular enrollment until the awarding of the degree.

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