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Global Education Institute

Pre-Master's Programs

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Program Description

The Pre-Master’s Programs are designed for local and international students to virtually take credit-bearing courses from their home in order to get prepared for admission to Cal Poly Pomona’s graduate programs. These courses are primarily the prerequisites of the graduate programs, some of the courses allow students, when admitted to the graduate programs at Cal Poly Pomona, to transfer the credits and count them towards the Master’s degree.

Pre-Master’s Programs are available in the four academic majors below that are most popular at Cal Poly Pomona:

  • Pre-MBA
  • Pre-Master of Science in Accountancy
  • Pre-Master of Science in Civil Engineering (Transportation Engineering Option)
  • Pre-Master of Science in Computer Science

Program Advantages

  • Clear all the prerequisite courses required by graduation programs
  • Waiver of GRE/GMAT*
  • Course credits transferable to graduate studies**
  • Take Cal Poly Pomona’s credit-bearing courses without having to be formally admitted by the university
  • Registered as Cal Poly Pomona’s students to use the authorized online instruction functions and library resources, etc.
  • Get the official transcript of Cal Poly Pomona
  • Free mentorship on application for Cal Poly Pomona’s graduate programs

* Eligible for students with a minimum of 3.0 in GPA

** Applicable for Pre-MBA, Pre-Master of Science in Transportation Engineering and Pre-Master of Science in Computer Science

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Courses and Dates

Term

Course #

Course Name

Dates (2021)*

1

EC 2990

Special Topic – Business Economics

01/09 to 02/21

(except for 2/13 and 2/14)

2

ACC 2990

Special Topic – Financial & Managerial Accounting for Decision Making

02/27/ to 04/04 

3

FRL 3000

Managerial Finance

04/10/ to 05/16 

4

GBA 5140

Statistics Essentials for Business Analytics

(3 units transferable to MBA)

05/22 to 06/27 

* Program dates will be subject to change with prior notice.

Term

Course #

Course Name

Dates (2021)*

1

ACC 3110

Intermediate Accounting I

01/09 to 02/21

(except for 2/13 and 2/14)

2

ACC 3120

Intermediate Accounting II

02/27/ to 04/04 

3

ACC 5510

Accounting Information Systems

04/10/ to 05/16 

4

ACC 5310

Individual Taxation

05/22 to 06/27 

5

ACC 5810

Auditing

07/03 to 08/08

6

ACC 3210

Cost Accounting

08/14 to 09/19

* Program dates will be subject to change with prior notice.

Term

Course No.

Course Name

Dates (2021)*

1

CE3601

Transportation Engineering

01/09 to 02/21

(except for 2/13 and 2/14)

2

CE4690

Traffic Engineering

02/27/ to 04/04 

4

CE4640

Transportation Planning and Management

(3 units transferable to graduate program)

04/10/ to 05/16 

5

CE4811

Design of Transportation Facilities

05/22 to 06/27 

* Program dates will be subject to change with prior notice.

Term

Course No.

Course Name

Dates (2021)*

1

CS 3110

Language Translation and Automata

01/09 to 02/21

(except for 2/13 and 2/14)

2

CS 3310

Design and Analysis of Algorithms

02/27/ to 04/04 

3

CS 3650

Computer Architecture

04/10/ to 05/16 

4

CS 4310

Operating Systems

05/22 to 06/27 

5

CS 4800

Software Engineering

07/03 to 08/08

6

CS 4110

Compilers and Interpreters

(3 units transferable to graduate program)

08/14 to 09/19

* Program dates will be subject to change with prior notice.

English Proficiency Requirement for International Students:
Admission Requirements

  • Overall GPA of 2.5 or above
  • English Proficiency Requirement for International Students
    • TOEFL iBT: 71
    • IELTS: 6.0
    • TOEIC: 640
    • Duolingo: 95
    • iTEP: 3.7-3.8
    • CET-6: Pass
    • Other equivalent test scores

Program Tuition

  • $1,470/course
  • $100 application fee (one time)

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How to Apply

  • Select a program below and download the “Registration Form of Pre-Master’s Programs”
  • Complete the Registration Form and send it to yingchuanw@cpp.edu
  • Submit the proof of English proficiency to yingchuanw@cpp.edu (applicable for international students)

Programs

Contact information

Mr. Rick Wang

Program Manager
Global Education Institute
College of the Extended University
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Tel: 909-979-6612
Cell: 626-377-5127
Fax: 909-869-5077
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