Credit for Work Completed Prior to Earning the Baccalaureate Degree
A maximum of 9 units of credit earned at the 500-level during a student’s final undergraduate semester at CSUN may be applied toward a master’s degree, subject to departmental approval. Requests for such credit are filed following admission to a CSUN master’s program on a Graduate Petition form. Courses are subject to the following University requirements:
- They may not be used to satisfy the requirements for the bachelor’s degree.
- Only coursework with grades of “B” or better will be considered for petitioning.
- Courses petitioned may not have been taken more than 7 years prior to the time of graduation with the master’s degree.
- A petition is subject to approval by both the department and the Associate Vice President for Graduate Studies.