Graduate Studies

Why choose graduate school?

Reasons to Choose Graduate School

Increase your salary potential. As the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics puts it, the more you learn, the more you earn.

Find more job opportunities.
Many positions require a master’s degree as a minimum qualification.

Become an expert.
Graduate school offers an in-depth understanding of your field.

Hear From Other Grad Students

Talk With an Adelante Ambassador

Adelante Outreach Ambassadors are graduate students eager to share their experiences and knowledge to help you find your path to graduate school.

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Adelante is Spanish for Onward, Ahead, Forward! The Adelante: Pipeline to Postbaccalaureate Program is funded by a five-year, $2.9 million grant (Title V “Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions”) from the Department of Education to support Latinx and low-income students to prepare for, apply to, and successfully attain master’s degrees and teaching credentials.

Ask an Advisor

We’re eager to assist you!

Application & Requirements Advising

Get help applying to a master’s program at Chico State through CalState Apply.
Topics: academic requirements, application deadlines, transcripts.
(Click here for fall 2022 drop-in assistance link.)

Graduate Program Coordinators

Get details about your program of interest from a academic specialist.
Topics: courses, requirements, career paths, research opportunities.

International Student Advising

For all international student applicants.

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