An international Master's applicant is a student who wishes to study at our university on an F-1 (student) visa, who has received a post-secondary degree from a regionally accredited college or university within the United States or outside the United States that meets our accreditation standards.
Admission requires a 3.0 GPA in the upper-division Computer Science courses and at least a 2.5 GPA in the last 60 semester units (or last 90 quarter units) attempted.
Minimum GRE scores required:
Students with a 3.0 Analytical Writing but satisfy other admission criteria may be conditionally admitted and must satisfy the GWAR requirement within the first year of study. Additional information on GWAR.
All applicants must have (unless they possess a bachelor's degree from a post-secondary institution where English was the principal language of instruction)
Courses needed to make up undergraduate deficiencies:
If you have 3 courses or less missing, you may be admitted as Conditionally Classified. Upon completion of the remaining units, your status will change to Classified. If you are missing more than 3 courses, you cannot be admitted into the program.
For course descriptions, please see the CSUSM Course Catalog.