Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (GCBA)

How To Apply


Application Deadlines

TERM GCBA PROGRAM DEADLINE INTERNATIONAL GCBA PROGRAM DEADLINE
Fall 2014 June 2, 2014 June 2, 2014

Applications submitted after the June 2, 2014 priority consideration deadline may be considered on a case-by-case basis if space is available.

Application Instructions – GCBA Program

Applicants must submit the following items:

STEP 1

Submit online:

Online application, including a 500-word statement describing why the applicant is interested in the GCBA certificate and how enrollment in this program will contribute to his/her growth and success.

In addition, the materials listed below will be required as part of your application.  You will be given an opportunity to access, complete, and upload the following required documents as part of your online application:

  1. Cohort Acknowledgement Form
  2. Employment History Form
  3. References Form
  4. Resume
  5. Pay $55 as a nonrefundable application fee

Complete and submit the online Application as soon as possible.  Doing so will assure that your application is included in the applicant pool and that Admissions is aware of your application and can track additional materials as they arrive.

STEP 2

Submit by Regular Mail:

  • Original or certified copies of all official academic records/transcripts from all academic institutions you have attended in the past, not just from institutions at which you earned a degree.  (If you attended CSUN, you do not need to request CSUN transcripts.  We will acquire your CSUN records for your application.

Tseng College Registration and Client Services
ATTN: GCBA program
California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, California 91330-8343

All items sent by regular mail must be postmarked by the application deadline date.

Application Instructions – GCBA International Students

Applicants must submit the following items:

STEP 1

Submit online:

Online application, including a 500-word statement describing why the applicant is interested in the GCBA certificate and how enrollment in this program will contribute to his/her growth and success. 

In addition, the materials listed below will be required as part of your application.  You will be given an opportunity to access, complete, and upload the following required documents as part of your online application:

  1. Cohort Acknowledgement Form
  2. Employment History Form
  3. References Form
  4. Resume
  5. Program Information Form listing your TOEFL, IELTS or PTE Academic score and the date sent to CSUN.
  6. Bank statement and Affidavit of Financial Support
  7. Copy of passport
  8. Pay $55 as a nonrefundable application fee

Complete and submit the online Application as soon as possible.  Doing so will assure that your application is included in the applicant pool and that Admissions is aware of your application and can track additional materials as they arrive.

Applicants who are applying to the Intensive English Program (IEP) and wish to be considered for conditional admission to a future GCBA cohort, should reference the IEP Program with Conditional Admission website for information and instructions: http://tsengcollege.csun.edu/programs/IPP/IEUP/IEPCA.  Applicants who are conditionally admitted to the GCBA would be expected to obtain either a passing TOEFL or equivalent score (IETLS or PTE Academic) or pass level 10 IEP with a letter grade of B or better before being allowed to be fully admitted into the GCBA.

STEP 2

Submit by mail:

  • Original or certified copies of all official academic records/transcripts and official English translations from all academic institutions you have attended in the past, not just from institutions at which you earned a degree.  Transcripts from institutions you've attend in which you earned a degree should include proof of that earned degree.
  • Original or certified copy of TOEFL, IELTS or PTE Academic score.  Scores can either be electronically transmitted to CSUN's school code (4707) or official copies can be mailed to the address below.

Admission and Client Services
ATTENTION: GCBA Program – International
California State University, Northridge
The Tseng College
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8343

 

IMPORTANT NOTE TO APPLICANTS: All communications between CSUN staff/faculty and potential or actual applicants to our programs are treated as part of the overall application processes and may be considered in making appropriate admissions decision to any CSUN program.

 

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