Learning more about our programs is the first step in the admission process. We will provide you with all of the information needed to see if you are eligible and help you make a decision to apply.


  • Fall: October 1 – May 1
  • Spring: August 1 – November 1

Step 1: Learn more about our graduate degree programs and your eligibility

List of Programs

Graduate degree prerequisites, GPA, work experience and graduate admissions exams (GRE/GMAT) vary by program. We view your application as a whole.

Step 2: Domestic Applicants - Apply to CSU Channel Islands 

Applying to CSU Channel Islands is handled online via Cal State Apply ($55 application fee). 

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International Applicants: Graduate Admissions

Step 3:Submit documents and test scores

The requirements and steps to apply vary by program.

Step 4: Review Panel Interview (as applicable)

An interview is required for all eligible MBA and Dual Degree applicants.

Step 5: Submit Intent to Enroll and deposit

If you have been admitted to the program submit intent to enroll form with $500 deposit as soon as possible to secure your seat in the program. This form will be included with your acceptance letter.

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