Special Education MA Admissions

Application Deadline

Applications for Spring semester admission are due October 15th

Applications are Fall semester admission are due March 15th

Program Requirements

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 

 

Application Requirements

 


How to Apply

 

Download the program application forms

Programs Admissions Packets

 

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.

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.


Questions?

If you have questions about the admissions process please contact Credential and Graduate Services at 415-405-3594 or credinfo@sfsu.edu.

SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS GENERAL INFORMATION