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Graduate Catalog 2018 - 2019 
Graduate Catalog 2018 - 2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

A Message from President Harlan M. Sands

Congratulations on choosing to advance your studies at Cleveland State University!

We are proud of our outstanding record of excellence in dozens of graduate degrees, certificate and licensure programs.

Multiple CSU graduate programs are featured in the 2019 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools. In these national rankings, CSU’s Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs is No. 4 for the specialty of Urban Policy and No. 13 for Local Government Management. The Levin College is ranked No. 59 overall among public affairs graduate schools.

Among the other CSU degree programs included in the rankings are Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, and Speech-Language Pathology. The Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, the College of Education and Human Services, the School of Nursing and the School of Social Work are also listed among the best graduate schools in their respective fields.

With $84 million in research expenditures, CSU ranks among the Top 200 research universities in the U.S., according to the National Science Foundation. Our graduate students are involved in advanced research in gene regulation, human motion and control, urban planning and many other fields, working in partnership with our renowned faculty as well as with partners spanning the private, public and nonprofit sectors.

The dean of graduate studies, the College of Graduate Studies and CSU faculty and staff are prepared to help you explore the best possible fit between your personal goals and our academic programs.

I wish you all the best with your graduate studies at CSU!

Harlan M. Sands
Cleveland State University