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Phone: 530-898-6880

Graduate Studies

We would like to welcome and thank you for choosing or considering Chico State to pursue your Master’s degree.

We offer more than 25 graduate degree programs including many "hands-on" experiences through lab and fieldwork. Our mission is to provide quality post-baccalaureate programs, set and maintain high academic standards for graduate courses and degree programs, and serve the North State region.

Chico State is an excellent choice for graduate students who desire a quality educational experience and offers opportunities for students at all stages of their careers and for the next phase of their education. Outstanding faculty, sophisticated facilities, cutting edge technology and curriculum, extensive discovery and research opportunities, and personalized attention are just some of the wonderful resources and services available to Chico State graduate students. Please visit our video below presented by current graduate students to see and hear for yourself about many of the opportunities that await you.

We believe that you, too, will love the Chico community and Chico State University.

Office of Graduate Studies


Spring 2016 Graduate Admissions Extended

We have extended the application deadline for spring 2016 admissions for many of our programs.  Please contact the Office of Graduate Studies directly for new program-specific deadlines. more..

2015-2016 Master's Thesis/Project Writing Workshops Series

Carson Medley, Thesis Editor and Advisor for the Office of Graduate Studies, will present a series of extensive writing workshops. more

The Council of Graduate Students' Open House

The Council of Graduate Students (COGS) invites you to join us for an informal open house on Tuesday, October 6th from 3:00pm-5:00pm in the Office of Graduate Studies in SSC 460. Meet fellow grad students and enjoy some mid-afternoon coffee, tea and snacks.

Watch the 2015 Commencement Ceremonies!

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