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  • To enroll applicants must have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.00.  For applicants with a GPA below 3.00, the program coordinator will evaluate the undergraduate transcripts for business related courses and may provide a conditional admission.
  • For full admission, five foundational undergraduate courses are required:

Financial Accounting
Intro to Microeconomics
Intro to Macroeconomics
Business Statistics or Statistics
Principles of Marketing

  • Applicants who have not completed these courses may complete them at Cal U or another accredited college/university prior to or after admission to the master's program, but these courses are in addition to the 36 graduate credits required to receive a confirmed master’s degree.  Students who have completed the five foundational undergraduate courses and have a 3.00 undergraduate GPA will be granted full admission.
  • Students may transfer in up to 9 graduate credits with program coordinator and dean approval.
  • In order to graduate after completion of all required coursework, a Comprehensive Exam must be successfully completed through an approved Proctor. 

How to Apply:

  • Complete the Graduate School Application,
  • Submit your $25.00 Application Fee
  • An official transcript reflecting a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution. Official transcripts from institutions where a degree was not conferred will only be required in cases where the student wishes to have a transfer of credit evaluation completed.
  • If applicable, submit additional official transcripts to verify completion of the five foundational undergraduate courses.

    Send transcripts to:
    School of Graduate Studies and Research
    California University of Pennsylvania
    Eberly Hall 202B, Box 91
    250 University Ave.
    California, PA 15419
  • 724-938-4187

For more information about our Global Online classes, contact Global Online at 724-938-5958 or toll-free at 1-866-595-6348 or e-mail us at 

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