Shortcut Navigation:

Application Procedure

The program must start in the fall semester and can be completed in two academic years, including a summer in between.  All required courses are offered sequentially during the evening with six units per semester. Students seeking admission to the program must have a bachelor's degree in mathematics or related area from an accredited college or university with an overall GPA of at least 2.5 and a GPA of 3.0 or higher in all upper division mathematics courses, or a combination of previous course work and work experience approved by the graduate committee of the Mathematics Department. Financial aid, including teaching/research assistantships and out-of-state tuition fee waiver, is available.

Students can apply online and have official transcripts sent to CSUF's Admissions and Records. GRE scores and letters of recommendation are not required. International students should visit this site for additional information and requirements.

Supplemental Application - PDF

Supplemental Application - DOC

Spring 2018 Applicants - Please email completed supplemental application to

Fall 2018 Applicants - Please upload this supplemental application in the "Program Materials" section of your online Cal State Apply application under “Other” in the Documents tab 

Teaching Associate opportunities for qualified students. We offer interested masters students, depending on availability, part-time instructor positions where they teach one or more of our elementary mathematics courses.  Applications for the Teaching Associate (TA) position will be accepted during the spring and summer to teach the following fall semester.  For our TA Job Description and application procedure click here.  

Application deadline for Spring 2018: December 1, 2017.

Need more information?

Graduate Advisor: Dr. Charles H. Lee (657) 278-2726 or

Administrative questions: Renee Bennett at