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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

Feature Articles

Fall 2016 Graduate Studies News

Graduate Studies Fall 2016 Newsletter (PDF)


CSU Trustees Approve Tuition Increase

On Wednesday, March 22nd, the California State University Board of Trustees approved tuition increases effective for the fall 2017 term. 


Fall 2017 Graduate Admissions

The Office of Graduate Studies begins accepting applications for fall 2017 on October 1, 2016.  Application deadlines vary by program. more...

Academic and Research Writing Workshop Series

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

New, Improved Chico State Mobile App!

My Chico State provides new access to important personal information like application status, grades, financial aid, and more. You can also search for classes, get to-dos and alerts, and check out the campus calendar. Get more information or download the app.