How to Apply

Steps to Apply

Thank you for your interest in CGU’s online master’s degree programs. Learn more about the application process and key deadlines for admissions below.

1) Explore

Connect with an enrollment advisor for the online master’s degree program you are interested in pursuing.

Phone: (844) 675-7330 Email:

2) Prepare

After speaking with an enrollment advisor, review the general and program-specific application requirements for your chosen online master’s degree program. Download CGU’s Application Checklist

General Application Requirements:

  • Complete the CGU Admissions Application
  • Application Fee
  • Official Transcripts
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Letters of Recommendation

Program-specific Requirements:

  • Test scores (GRE) (MS in Evaluation & Applied Research only). Applicants to the Master’s in Evaluation & Applied Research program must submit scores from the general section of the GRE. Scores must be less than five years old Scores must be sent directly to CGU by the testing agency CGU’s school code: ETS (GRE & TOEFL) 4053

3) Apply

Priority Decision Application Deadline
November 1, 2019
Final Application Deadline*
January 6, 2020
Classes Start
January 21, 2020
Recommended Schedule
8 units (2 classes) per semester

Need some additional support before clicking submit? Reach out to an enrollment advisor ASAP at (844) 675-7330 or

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