Office of Graduate Studies and Research

Graduate Programs


Education, MA

Be on the forefront of education professionals.  Analyze and improve your instructional practices to better serve students with diverse ethnic and linguistic backgrounds. Visit the department!



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Marine Science, MS

Get wet! Monterey Bay offers extraordinary marine research opportunities mentored by research faculty from both CSUMB and Moss Landing Marine Labs. Visit the department!



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Physician Assistant, MS (Program on Hold)

Complete a rigorous medical education to provide quality and affordable care to a diverse patient population. Visit the department!

Environmental Education

Environmental Science, MS

Contribute to more sustainable environmental management. Make a difference. Choose between Thesis or Professional Master of Science. Visit the department!


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Master of Business Administration, MBA

Are you a current or aspiring business leader? Learn how to start your own successful ventures and accelerate your career. Visit the department!



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School Psychology, EdS

Be a professional K-12 school psychologist!  Gain the latest skills to serve critical needs in our school systems. Visit the department!

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Instructional Science & Technology, MS

Combines the fields of instructional design, education technology, and corporate training to enhance teaching or training in any environment. Visit the department!


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Master of Social Work, MSW

Gain an advanced knowledge base with skills to address complex social problems and to promote the well-being of individuals and society. Visit the department!


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Speech-Language Pathology, MS

Join this rapidly growing profession! Practitioners serve the public through an understanding of human communication and its disorders. Visit the department!

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Elementary Education Credential

This program authorizes its holders to teach in a self-contained classroom such as the classrooms in most elementary schools. Visit the department!

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Secondary Education Credential

Designed for individuals who are interested in teaching in linguistically and culturally diverse middle and high schools. Visit the department!

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Preliminary Special Education Teaching Credential

Prepares teachers to meet the instructional and social needs of students with disabilities. Visit the department!

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Instructional Science and Technology Certificate

Ideal for current professionals who need a refresher on new instructional design software and technology. Visit the department!

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Science Illustration Certificate

Learn essential creative and professional skills for building a career in science illustration and related fields. A student’s story. Visit the department!


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Preliminary Administrative Services Credential

Do you want to become a leader in a school setting? This program allows candidates to be eligible to apply to the California Commission for Teacher Credentialing (CTC) to authorize the holder to serve as a school or district administrator. Visit the department!