Master’s Degree in Kinesiology

The application process involves two parts:

  • First, you must submit a general application to Cal State Fullerton and be admitted into the University before being considered for entry into the graduate program in Kinesiology. This part of the application process is handled through the Office of Admissions and Records.
  • Second, you are making a specific application to the M.S. degree program in Kinesiology. This part of the process is handled by the Kinesiology Graduate Program. Note that you will need to submit two (2) sets of transcripts, one to the Office of Admissions (official) and one to the Kinesiology Graduate Program (only the department’s may be a copy).

Part I: To complete your general application to Cal State Fullerton:

  1. Complete California State University Graduate Application for Admission (including the application fee) to the Office of Admissions and Records on-line at: http://www.calstate.edu/apply

    Deadline for applications (to the Kinesiology Graduate Program) is March 1. Complete the CSU Apply portion of your application promptly, as this secures your application in the system.

  2. Submit one (1) official transcript from each college or university previously attended to:

    Office of Admissions and Records
    California State University, Fullerton
    P.O. Box 6900
    Fullerton, CA 92834-6900 Phone: (657) 278-2300

    If previously accepted as an undergraduate at CSUF, only transcript 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.

Part II: To complete your application to the graduate program in Kinesiology:

  1. Submit a letter of intention which includes a 500-word essay describing your academic/professional interests.
  2. Complete the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) General Test and submit scores to CSUF (school code: 4589; department code: 0623).
  3. Submit two (2) letters of recommendation (download form here).
  4. Submit one (1) transcript of all previous college/university coursework (unofficial version accepted).

    California State University, Fullerton
    Department of Kinesiology
    ATTN: Graduate Program Coordinator
    800 N State College Blvd, KHS-121
    Fullerton, CA 92831
  5. Deadline for application materials is March 1.

Department of Kinesiology

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