Degrees & Programs

 

How to Apply

 

For information regarding the application process, please visit the Admissions and Recruitment website.

Contact departmental graduate advisors, listed below, for additional program-specific information.

Graduate Degrees and Programs

Master's

Master's Program and Options Faculty Advisor Links

Accountancy, M.S.

  • Accounting Information Systems

  • Financial and Public Accounting

  • Taxation

Edward Monsour

(323) 343-2839

emonsou@calstatela.edu 

 

Dong-Woo Lee (For students' last name from A-M)

(323) 343-2850

dwlee@calstatela.edu

 

Rafik Elias  (For students' last name from N-Z)

(323) 343-2850

relias@calstatela.edu

Anthropology, M.A.

  • Archaeology
  • Biological Anthropology
  • Cultural Anthropology

Beth Baker

(323) 343–2440

bbakerc@calstatela.edu

Art, M.A.

Luis Bermudez

(323) 343-4042

lbermud@calstatela.edu

  • Art Education

Mika Cho

(323) 343–4013

mcho@calstatela.edu

 

Dustin Garnet

(323) 343-4024

dustin.garnet@calstatela.edu

  • Art History

Manuel Aguilar

(323) 343-4054

maguila2@alstatela.edu

 

Jenevive Nykolak

(323) 343-4035

jnkola@calstatela.edu

 

Luis Bermúdez

(323) 343-4042

lbermud@calstatela.edu

  • Fashion, Fiber and Materials

Carole Lung

(323) 343-4047

clung2@calstatela.edu

  • Design

 

Zachary Zezima

(323) 343-4021

zzezima@calstatela.edu

 

Jimmy Moss

(323) 343-4025

jimmy.moss@calstatela.edu

 

Jim Ovelmen

(323) 343-4033

jovelme@calstatela.edu

 

Zachary Vernon

(323) 343-4027

zvernon@calstatela.edu

 

 

  • Studio Arts

Luis Bermudez

(323) 343-4042

lbermud@calstatela.edu

 

Tim Ebner

(323) 343-4020

tebner@calstatela.edu

 

Robert Martin

(323) 343-4029

rjmartin@calstatela.edu

 

Oliverio Rodriguez

(323) 343-4028

orodri58@calstatela.edu

 

Richard Wearn

(323) 343-4048

rwearn@calstatela.edu

 

 

Art, MFA

  • Studio Arts
  • Design

Luis Bermúdez

(323) 343–4042

lbermud@calstatela.edu

Biology, MS

Patrick Krug

(323) 343–2076

pkrug2@calstatela.edu

 

Business Administration, MBA

  • Main Track
  • Fully-Employed Track (FEMBA)

 

Dr. Mine Hughes

(323) 343–2895

mucokhu@calstatela.edu

Business Administration, M.S.

  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Leadership and Management
  • Marketing
  • New Venture Management
  • Customized Option

 

 

 

Dr. Min Shi

(323) 343–2895

mshi2@calstatela.edu

Chemistry, M.S.

  • Biochemistry

Robert Vellanoweth

(323) 343–2

vllnwth@calstatela.edu

Chicana (o) and Latina (o) Studies, M.A. 

 

Ester Hernandez

(323) 343–5349

eherna17@calstatela.edu

 

 

 

 

Child Development, M.A.

Allison Fuligni

(323) 343–5841

afulign@calstatela.edu


Jessica Morales-Chicas
(323) 343-4597
jmora163@calstatela.edu

 

Civil Engineering, M.S.
 

Sonya Lopez

(323) 343–4455

slope188@calstatela.edu

 

Mark Tufenkjian

(323) 343–4434

mtufenk@calstatela.edu

 

Communication Studies, M.A

 

 
  • Communication

Mu Wu

(323) 343–4268

mwu33@calstatela.edu

Communicative Disorders, M.A.

  • Speech-Language Pathology

Cari Flint

(323) 343–4758

cflint@calstatela.edu

Computer Science, M.S.

Behzad Parviz

(323) 343–6696

bparviz@calstatela.edu

 

Eun Young (Elaine) Kang

(323) 343–4513

eykang@calstatela.edu

Counseling, M.S.    
  • Applied Behavior Analysis

Michele Wallace

(323) 343–4768

mwallac@calstatela.edu

 

Mitch Fryling

(323) 343–4400

Mitchell.Fryling2@calstatela.edu

  • Rehabilitation Counseling

Heidi Paul

(323) 343–4439

hpaul@calstatela.edu

 

David Peterson

(323) 343–6161

dpeters3@calstatela.edu

  • School-Based Family Counseling

Michael Carter

(323) 343–4438

mcarter@calstatela.edu

 

Emily Hernandez

(323) 343–4424

ehern177@calstatela.edu

 

 

  • School Psychology

Elina Saeki

(323) 343–4448

esaeki@calstatela.edu

 

Kezia Gopaul-Knights

(323) 343–4350

kpersia@calstatela.edu

Criminalistics, M.S.

Katherine Roberts

(323) 343–4625

krobert2@calstatela.edu

Economics, M.A.

  • Financial Economics
  • Global Economics
  • Public Policy Economics

Madhu Mohanty

(323) 343–2897

mmohant@calstatela.edu

Education, M.A.    
  • Bilingual/Multicultural Education in the Urban Classroom

Kimberly Persiani

(323) 343–4350

kpersia@calstatela.edu

  • Curriculum and Instruction

Ambika G. Raj

(323) 343–6267

agopala@calstatela.edu

  • Early Childhood & Primary Education

Oona Fontanella-Nothom

(323) 343–4370

ofontan@calstatela.edu

  • Integrated STEM Teaching

A. Dee Williams

(323) 343-6168

awillia6@calstatela.edu

 

  • Research and Evaluation

Deborah M. Oh

(323) 343-6155

doh2@calstatela.edu

Educational Administration, M.A.

Albert Jones

(323) 343–4444

ajones4@calstatela.edu

 

Charles Flores

(323) 343–4337

cflor203@calstatela.edu

 

Educational Foundations, M.A. 

 

 

Carlos Tejeda

(323) 343–6182

ctejeda3@calstatela.edu

 

Allison Mattheis

(323) 343–4344

amatthe5@calstatela.edu

 

Ezekiel Joubert III

(323) 343–4338

eiouber@calstatela.edu

 

 

 

Educational Technology, MA

 

 

 

 

 

Track 1: Educational Technology Leadership

 

 

 

 

 

Track 2: E-Learning and New Media Design

 

 

 

Pearl Chen

(323) 343–6147

hchen6@calstatela.edu

 

 

 

Adelaide Doyle-Nichols

(323) 343–4336

adoylen@calstatela.edu

 

 

 

 

Manisha Javeri

(323) 343–6142

mjaveri@calstatela.edu

 

 

 

 

 

Electrical Engineering, M.S.

Fred Daneshgaran

(323) 343–4480

fdanesh@calstatela.edu

 

Arash Jamehbozorg

(323) 343-4479

ajamehb@calstatela.edu

 

Charles Liu

(323) 343-5802

cliu@calstatela.edu

English, M.A.

Kathryn Perry

(323) 343- 4292

kperry4@calstatela.edu

Environmental Science, M.S

Jingjing Li 

(323) 343–2224

jli104@calstatela.edu

Environmental Biology

Patrick Krug

(323) 343–2076

pkrug@calstatela.edu

Environmental Engineering Science

Gustavo Menezes

(323) 343–4578

gmeneze@calstatela.edu

Environmental Hydrology

Andre Ellis

(323) 343–2411

aellis3@calstatela.edu

Geospatial Sciences

Jingjing Li

(323) 343–2224

jli104@calstatela.edu

Geography M.A.

 

Kris Bezdecny

kbezdec@calstatela.edu

 

 

Geological Sciences, M.S.

  • Geology
  • Environmental Hydrogeology

Rezaie-Boroon, Mohammad Hassan

(323) 343–2406

mrezaie@calstatela.edu

Healthcare Management, MBA, MSBA, M.S.

Andre Avramchuk

(323) 343–2905

aavramc@calstatela.edu

History, M.A.

 

Kittiya Lee

(323) 343-2223

klee40@exchange.calstatela.edu

 

 

Industrial Management, M.S.

 

Rupa Purasinghe

(323) 343–4459

rpurasi@calstatela.edu

 

 

Information Systems, M.S.

Nanda Ganesan

(323) 343–2989

nganesa@calstatela.edu

 

Shilpa Balan

(323) 343–5256

sbalan@calstatela.edu

 

Song Xing

(323) 343–29

sxing@calstatela.edu

 

Arun Aryal

(323) 343–2918

aaryal@calstatela.edu

 

Interdisciplinary Studies, M.A., M.S.

Karin Elliott Brown

(323) 343–3820

gradstudies@calstatela.edu

Kinesiology, M.S.

  • Exercise Science
  • Pedagogy and Physical Activity

Stefan Keslacy

(323) 343–4654

skeslac@calstatela.edu

Latin American Studies, M.A.

Alejandro Villalpando

(323) 343–2180

avilla27@calstatela.edu

Materials Science and Engineering, M.S.

Mohsen Eshraghi

(323) 343-5218

meshrag@calstatela.edu

Mathematics, M.S.

  • Applied Mathematics
  • General Mathematics

Tony Shaheen

(323) 343–2159

ashahee@calstatela.edu

Mechanical Engineering, M.S.

Arturo Pacheco-Vega

(323) 343–4492

apacheco@calstatela.edu

 

He Shen

(323) 343-5213

he.shen@calstatela.edu

 

Shihao Hu

(323) 343- 4486

shu17@calstatela.edu

 

Nancy Warter-Perez

(323) 343-5927

nwarter@calstatela.edu

 

 

Music, M.A.

Emily Moss

(323) 343–4060

emoss2@calstatela.edu

Nursing, M.S.

  • Nursing Administration
  • Nursing Education
  • Nurse Practitioner
    • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care
    • Adult-Gerontology Primary Care
    • Family
    • Psychiatric/Mental Health

Jennifer Romero

(323) 343–4731

jromero77@cslanet.calstatela.edu

 

 

Nutritional Science, M.S.

Anureet Kaur

(323) 343–4031

akaur23@calstatela.edu

Philosophy, M.A.

Talia Bettcher

(323) 343–4192

tbettch@calstatela.edu

 

Mark Balaguer

(323) 343–4189

mbalagu@calstatela.edu

 

Michael Shim

(323) 343–5942

mshim@exchange.calstatela.edu

 

Richard Dean

(323) 343–4182

rdean@calstatela.edu

Physics, M.S.  

Edward Rezayi

(323) 343–2130

erezayi@calstatela.edu

Political Science, M.A.

Michael McLendon

(323) 343–2248

mmclend2@calstatela.edu

 

Psychology, M.A.

Karen Wu

(323) 343–2283

kwu25@calstatela.edu

Psychology, M.S.

  • Forensic Psychology

Mitchell Eisen

(323) 343–5006

meisen@calstatela.edu

Public Administration, MPA

Ellen Shiau

(323) 343–5826

ellen.shiau@calstatela.edu

Public Health - MPH

Melanie Sabado-Liwag

(323) 343–4740

msabado@calstatela.edu

 

 

 

Social Work, MSW

 

 

Social Work, MSW Advanced Standing Program (ASP)

Anh-Luu Huynh-Hohnbaum (Advisement for MSW 2yr, 3yr program only)

(323) 343–5883

ahuynhh@exchange.calstatela.edu

 

Siyon Rhee

(Advisement for MSW ASP year 1)

(323) 343–4687

srhee@calstatela.edu

Sociology, M.A.

Kristen Hourigan

(323) 343–2200

khourig@calstatela.edu

Spanish, M.A.

Pablo Baler

(323) 343–4243

pbaler@calstatela.edu

Special Education, M.A.

 

 

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders

Jennifer Symon

(323) 343–4429

jsymon@calstatela.edu

  • Early Childhood Special Education

Jilly Chang

(323) 343–6154

ychang27@calstatela.edu

 

Robin Dodds

(323) 343–4408

rdodds@calstatela.edu

  • Mild/Moderate Disabilities

Margaret Clark

(323) 343–4409

mclark@calstatela.edu

 

Jiwon Hwang

jhwang31@calstatela.edu

 

Leila Ricci

(323) 343–4412

lricci@exchange.calstatela.edu

 

Anna Osipova

(323) 343–6152

aosipov@calstatela.edu

 

  • Moderate/Severe Disabilities

Christina Kimm

(323) 343–4416

ckimm@calstatela.edu

  • Multicultural/Multilingual Special Education

Andrea Zetlin

(323) 343–4420

azetlin@calstatela.edu

  • Physical and Health Impairments

Christina Kimm

(323) 343–4416

ckimm@calstatela.edu

 

  • Visual Impairments and Blindness
    • Orientation and Mobility

Brenda Naimy

(323) 343–4411

bnaimy@calstatela.edu

 

Nicholas Casias

(323) 343–4411

ncasias2@calstatela.edu

  • Visual Impairments and Blindness
    • Teacher Preparation

Cheryl Kamei-Hannan

(323) 343–6297

ckameih@calstatela.edu

Los Angeles Urban Teacher Residency (LAUTR) Special Education 

Leila Ricci

(323) 343–4412

lricci@exchange.calstatela.edu

 

 

 

 

Urban Learning Program (ULRN) Special Education

 

Jiwon Hwang

jhwang31@calstatela.edu

 

 

 

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), M.A.

Bahiyyih Hardacre de Cerqueira

(323) 343-6181

bcerque@calstatela.edu

 

Lia Kamhi-Stein

(323) 343–5506

lkamhis@calstatela.edu

 

M. Ann Snow

(323) 343–4373

asnow@calstatela.edu

Television, Film and Media Studies MA

Michael Clarke

(323) 343–4256

mclarke2@calstatela.edu

M.F.A. in Television, Film, and Theatre (TVFT)

Options in Acting, Content Creation, or Writing

The MFA in TVFT is shared by the Departments of Theatre and Television, Film, and Media Studies (TVFM).

 

Theatre Chair: Meredith Greenburg

323-343-4110

mgreenb@calstatela.edu

TVFM Chair: Kristiina Hackel

323-221-1103

khackel@calstatela.edu

Doctoral

Doctoral Program Faculty or Staff Advisor Links
Audiology, AuD

Peter Ivory

(626) 382–0264

pivory@calstatela.edu

Educational Leadership, EdD

Albert Jones

(323) 343–4444

ajones@calstatela.edu

Nursing Practice, DNP
(Consortium with Cal State Long Beach, CSU Fullerton, and Cal State LA)

Katie Duong

(626) 278–8615

dnp@fullerton.edu

Special Education, PhD
(Cal State LA–UCLA Joint Program)

Lois Weinberg

(323) 343–4399

lweinbe@calstatela.edu

Postbaccalaureate Certificate

Certificate Program Faculty of Staff Advisor Links

Advanced Information Systems Certificate

Joseph Otto

(323) 343–2907

jotto@calstatela.edu

Bilingualism and Global Education Certificate

 

Kimberly Persiani

(323) 343–4350

kpersia@calstatela.edu

 

 

Biotechnology Certificate

Howard Xu

(323) 343–2188

hxu3@calstatela.edu

Clinical Genetic Molecular Biology Science Certificate

Gloria Preza

page@calstatela.edu

Clinical Laboratory Science Certificate

Gloria Preza

page@calstatela.edu

Counseling Certificates

  • Applied Behavior Analysis

  • Higher Education and Career Counseling

  • Clinical Counseling

Martin Brodwin (Higher Ed, Clinical)

(323) 343-4440

mbrodwi@calstatela.edu

 

David Peterson (Higher Ed, Clinical)

(323) 343-6161

dpeters3@calstatela.edu

 

Randy Campbell (Applied Behavior Analysis)

(323) 343-6147

rcampbe@calstatela.edu

 

Mitch Fryling, PhD (Applied Behavior Analysis)

(323) 343–4400

mfrylin2@calstatela.edu

Educational Technology Certificates

  • Computer Applications in Schools (CAS)

  • Online Teaching and Learning (COTL)

Pearl Chen

(323) 343-6147

hchen6@calstatela.edu

 

Adelaide Doyle-Nicols

(323) 343-4336

adoylen@calstatela.edu

 

Manisha Javeri

(323) 343-6142

mjaveri@calstatela.edu

Geographic Information Systems Certificate

Stephen Mulherin

(323) 343–2041

smulher@calstatela.edu

Healthcare Leadership Certificate

Andre Avramchuk

(323) 343–2905

aavramc@calstatela.edu

 

Nutritional Science Certificate

Carrie Adase

cadase2@calstatela.edu

 

Kathryn “Mandy” Hillstrom 

kgraves@exchange.calstatela.edu

Pre-Health Professionals Certificate

  • Option I
  • Option II

Hyunsook Park

(323) 343–5284

hpark8@calstatela.edu

Reading Certificates

  • California Reading
  • Postsecondary Reading

Frederick Uy

(323) 343–4350

fuyfuy@calstatela.edu

 

Jennifer McCormick (Postsecondary Reading)

(323) 343–6250

jmccorm3@exchange.calstatela.edu

Real Estate Certificate

Daniel Lee

(323) 343–6191

dlee2@calstatela.edu

Special Education Certificates

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders (Certificate)

  • Educational Therapy

  • Teaching Learners with Special Needs in General Education Classrooms

  • Transition Specialist

Jennifer Symon (Autism)

(323) 343-4429

jsymon@calstatela.edu

 

Holly Menzies (Ed. Therapy)

(323) 343-4400

hmenzie@calstatela.edu

 

Leila Ricci

(323) 343-4412

lricci@calstatela.edu

 

Christina Kimm (Transition Specialist)

(323) 343-4461

ckimm@calstatela.edu

Speech-Language Pathology Services Credential in Language, Speech, and Hearing

Cari Flint

(323) 343–4758

ComD@calstatela.edu

Storytelling for Teachers and Classrooms Certificate

Ambika G. Raj

(323) 343–6267

agopala@calstatela.edu

Teaching English as a Second Language Certificates

  • English as a Second or Foreign Language (ESL/EFL)

  • Teachers of English Learners

Lia Kamhi-Stein

(323) 343–5506

lkamhis@calstatela.edu

 

Bahiyyi Hardacre de Cerqueita

(323) 343-6181

bcerque@calstatela.edu

 

M. Ann Snow

(323) 343-4330

asnow@calstatela.edu

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Certificate

Alejandra Marchevesky

(323) 343–5810

amarcheamarche@exchange.calstatela.edu

Credential

Credential Program Staff Advisor Links

Education Specialist Credentials (Special Education)

  • Education Specialist Intern 
  • Early Childhood Special Education
  • Mild to Moderate Disabilities
  • Moderate to Severe Disabilities
  • Physical and Health Impairments
  • Visual Impairments

 

Jilly Chang (Early Childhood Special Ed)

(323) 343–6154

ya-chih.chang27@calstatela.edu

 

Anna Osipova (Mild/Moderate Disablitities)

(323) 343–4281

aosipov3osipov3@calstatela.edu

 

Christina Kimm (Moderate/Severe Disabilities)

(323) 343–4281

ckimm@calstatela.edu

 

Christina Kimm (Physical and Health Impairments)

(323) 343–4281

ckimm@calstatela.edu

 

Cheryl Kamei-Hannan (Visual Impairments)

(323) 343–6297

ckameih@calstatela.edu

 

Professional Credentials (Education)

  • Preliminary Administrative Services
  • Clear Induction Administrative Services
  • Orientation and Mobility
  • School-Based Family Counseling (MFT with PPS Credential in School Counseling)
  • School Psychology (with PPS Credential in School Psychology)

 

 

 

Albert Jones (Adminstrative Services)

(323) 343–4444

ajones4@calstatela.edu

 

Charles Flores (Clear Administrative Services)

(323) 343–4337

cflor203@calstatela.edu

 

Nicholas Casias (Orientation and Mobility)

(323) 343–4411

ncasias@calstatela.edu

 

Michael Carter  (School-Based)

(323) 343–4438

mcarter@calstatela.edu

 

Elina Saeki  (School Psychology)

(323) 343–4448

esaeki@calstatela.edu

Teaching Credentials

  • Los Angeles Urban Teacher Residency (LAUTR)
  • Multiple Subject
  • Reading and Literacy Leadership Specialist 
  • Single Subject

Leila Ricci (LAUTR)

(323) 343-4412

lricci@calstatela.edu

 

Nicole Cravello (Mutiple/Single Subject)

(323) 343–4342

ncravel2@calstatela.edu

 

Jennifer McCormick  (Reading and Literacy)

(323) 343–6250

jjmccorm3@exchange.calstatela.edu