Application Procedures

HESC Students


To download a PDF version of the Application Procedures Checklist, please click here.

Part I: California State University, Fullerton - Office of Admissions

1. Complete the online application found on Cal State Apply. The Fall 2018 application opens on October 1, 2017 and the deadline to submit the complete application is January 31, 2018.

  • Submit official transcript(s) from each campus attended. If previously accepted as an undergraduate at CSUF, only transcript(s) from any school attended after acceptance is required. Students currently in graduate status at CSUF do not need to reapply; instead, submit a “Change of Objective” request form (available at LH-114) to Admissions and Records and complete steps below. Please have your college send the official transcript to the following address:

    California State University, Fullerton
    Office of Admissions
    P.O. Box 6900
    Fullerton, CA 92834

  • Submit official GRE score(s) by February 16, 2018 to the following:

    School Code: 4589; Department Code: 0616


Part II: Department of Health Science Required Documents

Please submit the following documents to the Department of Health Science by January 31, 2018:

  • Current resume or curriculum vitae
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation: one must be academic, the other can be academic or professional. Each letter of recommendation must include a waiver form (see Recommendation Letter Waiver Form); the letter and form must be sealed and signed on the back. The sealed envelope can be submited together with other application materials by the student, or sent seperately by the recommender.
  • A statement of purpose/interest letter. Provide 300-500 words describing how the program relates to your professional goals. Note: the general Statement of Purpose on Cal State Apply will be sent to ALL CSU schools/programs you apply to. If you're applying only for our program, you may post this on Cal State Apply. To submit a specific statement of purpose/interest for our program, you may send it in along with the other required departmental documents and indicate "Submitted to department" on Cal State Apply.
  • Optional:
    • Unofficial or copy of transcript(s) - otherwise, we will utilize the transcripts submitted to CSUF.

Please send all departmental materials to:

California State University, Fullerton
Department of Health Science 
ATTN: Graduate Program Coordinator
800 N State College Blvd, KHS-121
Fullerton, CA 92831



For additional questions, please see our Prospective Students FAQs or contact:

Email: mphinfo@fullerton.edu
Phone: 657-278-3983
Visit our office located in the Kinesiology and Health Science building, KHS-121.


To download Letter of Recommendation Form, please click here. PDF icon


Department of Public Health

800 North State College Blvd.,
Fullerton, California 92834
Room KHS-121,
Phone: (657) 278-3316,
Fax: (657) 278-5317

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