CSUSB is on the quarter system. The regular academic year is divided into three ten-week terms. The Fall Term begins in the last week of September and lasts until the first week of December. The Winter Term begins in January and lasts through March. The Spring Term begins in April and lasts until mid-June. 

GREs are required for admission!!

Application Deadlines, M.A. in National Security Studies:

Winter Quarter: October 15
Spring Quarter: January 15
Fall Quarter: April 15