CGU’s master’s degree programs are designed to be completed in 18 months by working professionals attending full time. Time to completion will vary based on program and number of units taken per term.
Applicants who apply by the priority deadline are among the first reviewed for admission and considered for fellowship funding (CGU scholarships). Registration for classes opens early so we encourage applicants to submit their applications by the priority deadline.
You can learn more about the application process and requirements here. Applicants must have either a Bachelor of Arts (BA) or a Bachelor of Science (BS). While either a BA or a BS is a minimum requirement, it is recommended that you speak first with our enrollment team about your academic and professional background to ensure a competitive application as well as to discuss any program-specific admissions requirements.
Prospective students can apply to any semester. Upcoming term start dates are:
- Fall 2019 - September 3, 2019
- Spring 2020 - January 21, 2020
Financial Aid FAQ
Yes. Many students mistakenly think they do not qualify for aid when in fact they may qualify. Federal Direct Loans are available regardless of income. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available online at no cost.
No. You can complete FAFSA prior to receiving an offer of admission. However, to receive financial aid funds, you must be admitted and enrolled at CGU.
Students must be enrolled in a minimum of four degree-seeking units to be eligible for federal financial aid.