Applications for Spring semester admission are due October 15th
Applications are Fall semester admission are due March 15th
For All Applicants
A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution must be posted before starting the program
GPA: 3.0 in last 60 semester units or 90 quarter units
Written English Proficiency
For Credential Applicants
Early Field Experience in a public school classroom. (Orientation & Mobility students are exempt)
Subject Matter Competency (Early Childhood Special Education and Orientation & Mobility students are exempt)
Certificate of Clearance (COC) Fingerprint Requirement
Basic Skills Requirement
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.
If you wish to apply to the MA program with a credential program, refer to the specific credential program's admissions page for detailed instructions.
Step 2: Application to the Program Department
You must also apply directly to the specific department within the Graduate College of Education for this MA program.
The application process takes multiple steps. The easiest way to apply is to download and carefully read the Special Education Programs Admissions packet.
If you wish to apply to the MA program with a credential program, refer to the specific credential program's admissions page for further details.
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 Credential and Graduate Services at 415-405-3594 or firstname.lastname@example.org.