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Cal State L.A. 
Office of Graduate
Studies & Research

NSS Departments

Graduate Studies

Rennie B. Schoepflin
Associate Dea

Amy Miller

Helen Lee
Receptionist/ NSS Technical Support

Office Location:
ASCB 223
(323) 343-2000
Fax (323) 343-2011



 graduate programs

 Rennie B. Schoepflin, Associate Dean of NSSWelcome to NSS Graduate Program's website

We thank you for your interest in pursuing graduate studies in the College of Natural and Social Sciences at California State University, Los Angeles. We offer fifteen master's degree programs and two post-baccalaureate certificate programs from which you may choose.  No matter what course of study you pursue in our state-of-the-art facilities, you will collaborate with diverse and well-prepared peers, be mentored by outstanding faculty, and draw upon the wide-ranging resources of the major institutions and organizations within the greater Los Angeles area.  Whether you seek career enhancement, scholarly or professional advancement, or simply the joy of acquiring further knowledge, we offer outstanding value for your investment.  Let us assist you in the attainment of your dreams.

Office of Graduate Programs

The purpose of the Office Graduate Programs is to secure and maintain the official files of all graduate students in the College of Natural and Social Sciences. This office is also responsible for ensuring that its graduate programs are in compliance with department, college, and university (Title V) regulations.  

College Regulations and Procedures

Postbaccalaureate Certificate Programs:


Biotechnology Pre-Health Professionals

Master's Degree Programs in the College of Natural and Social Sciences:


Anthropology M.A. History M.A.
Biology M.S. Latin American Studies M.A.
Biotechnology MBt Mathematics M.S.
Chemistry & Biochemistry M.S. Physics M.S.
Chicano Studies M.A. Political Science M.A.
Environmental Science M.S. Public Administration M.S.
Geography M.A. Psychology M.A. / Psychology M.S.
Geology M.S. Sociology M.A.

5151 State University Drive . Los Angeles . CA 90032 . (323) 343-3000
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Last Update: 02/11/2013