Mathematics Education MA Admissions (SED)

Application Deadline

For Fall Admissions, June 1st
(if June 1st is on a holiday or weekend, the form is due on the following business day)

For Spring Admissions, November 1st
(if November 1st is on a holiday or weekend, the form is due on the following business day)

Program Requirements

  • Possession of a single subject or multiple subject teaching credential 

  • A minimum of two years of teaching teaching mathematics in an elementary or secondary classroom

  • Possession of a baccalaureate degree

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA for the last 60 units

Application Requirements

How to Apply

Download the program application forms

SED Math MA Application

SED Math MA Recommendation Form

Step 1: Application to Division of Graduate Studies 

You must first apply to the university through the Division of Graduate Studies. If you are a US resident follow the Domestic Students procedure. If you are a non-US resident follow the International Students procedure.

Step 2: Apply to MA Mathematics Education Program in Secondary Education

You must also apply directly to the specific department within the Graduate College of Education for this program.


Step 3: Confirm Admission Status

After submitting your applications you can confirm your admission status on your SF State Gateway account.


If you have questions about the admissions process please contact the appropriate office. For Elementary Education Department contact 415-338-3413 or For Secondary Education Department contact 415-338-7649.