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Requirements for Degree Completion
- Completion of 33 units required by the ATE cohort program, including 30 units of course work and 3 units of the culminating Graduate Project.
- All course work in the student’s graduate program must be completed with a C or better while maintaining an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher.
- Successful passage of a final oral defense, based on the content of the written project report.
- Successful completion of the Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam, if applicable.
Applying for the Degree
Students eligible to apply for graduation will receive an email from the Office of Graduate Studies with information regarding how to complete the online graduation application. To be eligible, students must be classified and completed 18 units OR be classified and be in progress of completing 18 units. This application will initiate a graduation evaluation—which advises students of existing requirements for their degree. Graduate students are required to be enrolled the semester in which their degree is to be awarded.
Graduation Application Deadlines
How to Apply for Graduation Online
CSUN’s Application for Graduation is now available online. To be eligible to apply, graduates will need to have completed/be in progress of completing 18 units. Students should apply one year in advance of their intended graduation date. Students that are eligible to apply will receive an email from Graduate Studies. A $47 fee is required.
Online Graduation How to Guide (.pdf)
Please carefully review the technical requirements for this program.
Please carefully review the full list of Program Policies, including Academic Honesty and Integrity Requirement, Time Limitations for Earning Degrees and Certificates, Temporary Disruption of Attendance, Withdrawal Policy and Refund Policy.
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