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Applications open on October 1st - to apply please create an account on Cal State Apply by clicking on the button below.

Apply to the MIST Program

The updated MIST Program application guide, which provides in-depth instructions on how to complete the entire Cal State Apply application, can be found on our YouTube channel.

If you are interested in taking classes before being admitted, please contact Ryan Eller at to discuss Open University for domestic US students, or Semester@ for international students who need a visa. Both Open University and Semester@ allow students to gain credits towards the degree while applying to the program and can be also used for those seeking CEUs.

MIST Online Information Session - Dec. 4th!

Join us for our next online information session on Dec. 4th to learn more about the program! More information about this session can be found here.

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The MS in Instructional Science and Technology (MIST) is an interdisciplinary program that integrates information technology, instructional design, and education technology.

CSUMB and the MIST program were recently rated as one of the best options for obtaining a degree online in California. With both Blended and Fully Online modes of study, students will be able to engage in a rich learning experience at a recognized institution.

If you would like periodic updates about the the program deadlines and MIST related events, please fill out the contact form found on our contact page.


Instructional Science & Technology MS

(831) 582-4790