Please start with the “Application Process” page before proceeding with instructions on this page. Requirements, supplementary materials, and deadlines vary by program.
California State University, Long Beach continues to be the University of choice for a talented and diverse group of California's best and brightest students. All Students Must Apply to CSULB using the guidelines on the University Admissions Page and by visiting Cal State Apply.
- The deadline to complete the CalStateApply application is October 1 for Spring Admissions**
- The deadline to complete the CalStateApply application is January 15 for Fall Admissions**
Students should specify whether they are applying for a MASTER OF ARTS: Musicology or a MASTER OF MUSIC: Composition, Performance, Conducting, and Jazz Studies.
*The MA in Music Education is on hiatus during the 2021-2022 academic year.
All application materials and requests for auditions must be completed by October 1 for Spring admission and January 15 for Fall admission.
An application fee assessed by CalState Apply must be submitted by the application deadline.
Schedule a Prospective Graduate Student Audition
After you submit your application, you must schedule a Prospective Graduate Student Audition before Universty acceptance.