Master’s Degree in Kinesiology

The deadline for applications (to the Kinesiology Graduate Program) is the first Friday in March. All required materials must be included in your application by that deadline. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed until finalized.

Basic Application Process

  • Complete the online application at Cal State ApplyOpens in new window . Applicants must complete 4 “Quadrants” of information on Cal State Apply:
    • Personal Information- biographic, contact, citizenship and residency, race and ethnicity information, etc.
    • Academic History – identification of all colleges attended, transcripts, GPA reports, GRE scores
    • Supporting Information – A 500 word Statement of Purpose
    • Program Materials – resume/CV, letters of recommendation, completion of department-specific questions

  • Request your college/university transcript(s) be submitted to the Office of Admissions and Records.
    • 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.

  • Complete the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) General Test and submit scores to the Office of Admissions and Records (school code: 4589; department code: 0623).
  • Application status will be available via the Student Portal.
  • Check your messages often!

** Please note that students are evaluated and admitted only for the term in which they apply.  If a student is unable to begin their studies that term, they will need to reapply for a future term by submitting a new admission application.

Instructions on how to access and navigate Cal State Apply:

For any additional questions, please contact: (657) 278-3317

or address your questions to:

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

Cal State Apply FAQs

I'm having a technical issue applying to the CSU; where can I find help?

The Cal State Apply Applicant Help Center has answers to many common questions about starting, filling out, submitting, and monitoring your application to the CSU. You will also find help in Spanish and a Live Chat feature to answer your questions.

I submitted my application via CSUMentor for a prior term and would like to reapply. Can I access my previously submitted information?

No. With the move from CSUMentor to Cal State Apply, you are not able to retrieve your previously submitted information. Please create a new username and password in Cal State Apply and complete a new application.

If I previously created a username and password in CSUMentor and did not apply, but did save my application information, can I access that previously saved information?

​No. With the move from CSUMentor to Cal State Apply, you are not able to retrieve your previously stored application information. Please create a new username and password in Cal State Apply and complete a new application.


Department of Kinesiology

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

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