Graduate Education

Welcome to Cal Poly Graduate Education


We support students to achieve excellence in both practice-oriented and research-based professional graduate programs that develop the advanced knowledge and leadership skills necessary to contribute to and prosper in an increasingly competitive global context. We work to inspire students to innovate and excel in their educational and professional career objectives.

Important Dates, Deadlines and Events

Winter 2021 Deadlines

01/25/2021

Final Formal Study Plan (Winter 2021 Graduating Students)

01/25/2021

Blended Application Approval Form (Spring 2021 Transition)

01/25/2021

Postbac. Change of Objective (Spring 2021 Transition)

03/19/2021

Application for Graduation (Spring 2021 Graduating Students)

03/19/2021

Working Formal Study Plan & Advancement to Candidacy (Winter 2021 New Students)

03/19/2021

Master's Thesis/Project/Exam Approval Form (Winter 2021 Graduating Students)

Events

01/14

Fund Your Grad School Exploration & Studies

Thursday, January 14, 12:10 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Looking for ways to fund your exploration of graduate schools and a doctoral program? The CSU provides funding opportunities for both! Learn how to apply to the Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholar Program (due 2/19/21) and CSU Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program (due 2/1/21). Come learn about these programs and how they can support you!
Join with Zoom Meeting ID Meeting ID: 875 6622 0326.

Email grad@calpoly.edu / lsamp@calpoly.edu with questions.

01/26

Orfalea College of Business: MS in Business Analytics Info Sessions

View OCOB Events Page

Email gradbusiness@calpoly.edu to Register and get Zoom link.

01/28

Orfalea College of Business: MBA Info Sessions

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Email gradbusiness@calpoly.edu to Register and get Zoom link.

01/29

Orfalea College of Business: MS in Quantitative Economics Info Session

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Email gradbusiness@calpoly.edu to Register and get Zoom link.

02/11

Orfalea College of Business: MBA Info Sessions

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Email gradbusiness@calpoly.edu to Register and get Zoom link.

02/22

Orfalea College of Business: MS in Quantitative Economics Info Session

View OCOB Events Page

Email gradbusiness@calpoly.edu to Register and get Zoom link.

02/25

Orfalea College of Business: MBA Info Sessions

View OCOB Events Page

Email gradbusiness@calpoly.edu to Register and get Zoom link.

CAFES Research Seminar Series

Zoom Meeting ID: 936 2018 3012
Questions: Marnie Perry (805) 756-2161

10/2

"AI-Enabled Sensing in Agriculture": Mason Earles, Biological and Agricultural Engineering, UC Davis

12:10 - 1:00 p.m.

10/9

"Groundwater Externalities, Water Pricing, and Land Use Change": Ellen Bruno, Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley

12:10 - 1:00 p.m.

10/16

"The Theory of Structured Experiences: Understanding Engagement": Andrew Lacanienta, Experience Industry Managemnet, Cal Poly SLO

12:10 - 1:00 p.m.

10/23

"Genetics of Carotenoids, Kernel Color, and Vitamin E in Maize Grain": Christine Diepenbrock, Plant Sciences, UC Davis

12:10 - 1:00 p.m.

10/30

"Microplastics: Science and Policy": Anastasia Telesetsky, Natural Resources Management & Environmental Sciences, Cal Poly SLO

1:10 - 2:00 p.m.

11/6

"Do Local Craft Beverages Taste Better? An Investigation into the Halo Effect": Jamie Levitt, Food Science and Nutrition, Fresno State

12:10 - 1:00 p.m.

11/13

"Utilization of Metabolomics to Investigate Nutrition and Disease": Michael La Frano, Food Science and Nutrition, Cal Poly SLO

12:10 - 1:00 p.m.

11/20

"Impact of Deficit Irrigation and Mechanical Leafing on Yield and Berry/Wine Composition of Cabernet Sauvignon in the San Joaquin Valley": Kristy Sun, Viticulture and Enology, Fresno State

12:10 - 1:00 p.m.

12/4

"Livestock Genomics: Opportunities and Challenges": Mohammad Abo-Ismail, Animal Science, Cal Poly SLO

12:10 - 1:00 p.m.

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Graduate Recognition

Graduate Education acknowledges and congratulates our award winning graduate students, outstanding graduates, their achievements and academic excellence.

Graduate Recognition