Application Deadlines for Spring 2020

priority deadline final deadline online application
July 1, 2019 November 19, 2019 OPEN

Applicants must complete the following 4 steps:


Begin Online Application:

Online Application

Note that the online application used for the KM program is a general application used by all programs in the Tseng College. Some of the questions on the application may not be directly applicable to the KM program (e.g., questions about transferable undergraduate units; questions about family income; questions about having an RN license) but are questions required by the state or federal government. Answering these questions with a “Decline to State” response will not negatively impact your application to this program in any way.


Submit Online Application:

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. Statement of Purpose - 300-400-word statement of purpose describing and explaining the applicant's interest in the CSUN KM program and how the applicant feels that enrollment in the program will contribute to her/his academic and professional growth and success (format: double spaced, 12-point Times New Roman font, PDF/Word format
  2. Resume (PDF/Word format)
  3. Writing Sample (PDF/Word format)
  4. Application Fee - $55 application fee payment (Visa or MasterCard)
  5. Transcripts - Official, final, transcripts/academic records from all academic institutions you have attended in the past, not just from institutions at which you earned a degree, are required. (If you attended CSUN you do not need to request CSUN transcripts; we will acquire your CSUN records for your application.) (Must be sealed with degree posted)

Send transcripts directly to the address below:

Tseng College
Attn: KM Online Program
California State University, Northridge

18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8352

Using other CSUN addresses will result in your application not being received at the correct location and can delay the application process thus omitting your application from the pool of complete, on-time applications.

Or Electronic Transcripts or e-transcripts can be sent to

All required documents including official transcripts must be received by the Tseng College no later than the application deadline.


Activate Your CSUN Online Access

You will receive an email from The Tseng College Office of Admissions, Registration and Client Services (ARC) that contains your CSUN User ID/Username, CSUN email address, and CSUN Student ID. If you do not receive this email please contact If you are a returning student or reapplying, please use your existing CSUN User ID and password. If you are a new applicant or do not have a CSUN student account, use the information provided in the email to activate your access to myNorthridge Portal and your CSUN e-mail account.


Check your CSUN Email Account and MyNorthridge Student Portal Regularly for Official Communication

You are issued a CSUN email account when you apply to the University. Your CSUN email account serves as your official means for University communication. The University will use it for all communications and you are responsible for monitoring this account. All updates on your application status will be sent to your CSUN email account only.

The MyNorthridge Student Portal is CSUN's official web portal for applicant, admitted and current students. It is designed to provide a wealth of campus resources and services in one central location. The portal is where you can find your student schedule, course contents, unofficial transcript, register for classes, update and access personal and academic records. You are encouraged to become familiar with all the functions of your student portal. You are expected to use your student portal regularly at CSUN.


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.

State Consumer Protection Information can be found here.