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Graduate Catalog


California University of Pennsylvania School of Graduate Studies and Research
250 University Ave.
California, PA 15419-1394

California University is a member of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education.

The core values of California University are integrity, civility and responsibility.

Edited by the Academic Affairs Office

Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education
2986 North Second Street
Harrisburg PA 17110

Published March 13, 2017

Nondiscrimination Statement

California University of Pennsylvania is an academic community dedicated to the ideals of justice, fairness, and equal opportunity for all. In compliance with federal and state laws, the University is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, ancestry, sexual orientation, or status as a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran. The University will not tolerate racial, ethnic, or sexual discrimination. Sexual harassment is considered by law to be a form of sexual discrimination and is, therefore, unacceptable. Direct equal opportunity, Affirmative Action or Title IX inquiries or complaints to the Special Assistant to the President for Equal Employment and Educational Opportunity (EEEO)/Title IX Coordinator, Office of Social Equity, South Hall 112, 724-938-4014. Direct inquiries regarding services or facilities accessibility to the ADA/504 Compliance Officer, Office of Student Affairs and Services, G-52 Carter Hall, 724-938-4056.

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This catalog is neither a contract nor an offer of a contract. The information it contains was accurate when it was printed and/or placed on the Internet. Fees, deadlines, academic requirements, courses, degree programs, academic policies and other matters described in this catalog may change without notice. Not all courses are offered each academic year, and faculty assignments may change. This catalog is updated annually.