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Graduate Admissions

California University's School of Graduate Studies and Research offers more than 65 graduate studies programs, both online and on campus so that you can tailor your coursework to find the balance that fits your lifestyle. Accelerated master's degree programs give you the opportunity to complete your degree in less time and enter the workforce sooner. Whether you are a transfer student looking to finish your degree or an undergraduate looking to pursue a graduate degree, each of our unique programs is designed to fit your life. 

Graduate Programs

Graduate programs are an investment in your future. Whether you are looking to earn a master’s or doctoral degree, or certification, a certificate or licensure in a specific field, your graduate-level education can offer:

  • Career entry. Graduate programs prepare you for a new career that requires education, certification or licensure beyond the undergraduate level.
  • Career enhancement. Graduate programs let you expand your knowledge and develop advanced skills that lead to a greater understanding of your current career field.
  • Career advancement. Your graduate degree or other credentials position you for promotion within your career field.
  • Personal growth. Graduate school will challenge you academically and satisfy your desire for lifelong learning.

Why choose Cal U?

California University of Pennsylvania offers a variety of career-focused graduate programs, both on campus and 100% online. Evening classes, accelerated programs and other options make it easy to find a program that achieves your educational goals and fits into your busy schedule.

Nearly every faculty member in the School of Graduate Studies and Research holds a doctorate or other terminal degree. These professors are not only dedicated teachers, but well-respected experts in their disciplines.

And as a member of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education, Cal U is one of your most affordable choices for graduate-level education, whether you choose to study on campus or 100% online.


Find a Program

Cal U relies upon committed faculty, motivated students, challenging programs and exceptional facilities. You can select from a wide variety of academic majors, minors, concentrations, and other programs.


View Graduate Admissions Requirements

Learn more about the graduate admissions process and any program-specific requirements you may need to know about.


See our Affordability

A California University education is a great value. In fact, Cal U is among your most affordable options for earning a master's or doctoral degree. Find out just how affordable Cal U is and check to see if there are any graduate school scholarships available.


Visit Cal U

It's never too early to see how you will fit in at Cal U. Throughout the year we host special events for graduate students. You also can schedule an individual visit that includes a meeting with an admissions counselor.