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Application Procedure

Students may begin this program in the spring, summer, or fall 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 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.

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 beginning in March 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. Armando Martinez-Cruz (657) 278-4685 or

Administrative questions: Renee Bennett at