apply_now.jpgFrequently Asked Questions about PLNU Graduate Programs


Q: Where are graduate and credential classes held?

A: Our graduate and credential classes are held at our centrally-located Mission Valley regional center and at regional centers in Inland Empire and Bakersfield. Some programs have classes that meet at our Point Loma campus. Our Regional Centers page indicates which programs are available at each location.

Q: How do I find out admission requirements and application deadlines for a specific graduate or credential program?

A: You can review the Application Process and the Priority Application page for this information. Also review the page of the degree program that interests you. For more information you can fill out the Request Information form or you can call the Office of Graduate Admissions at (866) 692-4723.

Q: Is financial aid available for PLNU graduate programs? 

A: Yes. Financial aid is available to most graduate and credential students. Please contact Graduate Financial Aid for more details.

Q: Can I earn my degree while working full-time?

A: Yes. Our masters and credential programs are designed around a full-time work schedule, with classes held in the evenings.

Q: Is there an application fee?

A: Yes. The application fee is $50.

Q: At the graduate level, how many units does a student need to carry in order to be considered full-time?

A: You will need to carry a minimum of 6 units per 16-week semester to be considered full-time at the graduate level.