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Application Process

SDSU Graduate Programs in Education Application Process

Admission Requirements

Admission into graduate programs is regulated by the Graduate School. Information concerning the process is available through the . Admission requirements and application are available at Admissions.

Spring Admit

FOR SPRING 2023 ADMISSION ONLY - Please apply by Dec.1, 2022:

We will review all applications submitted by Dec. 1 and will review by mid December.

Beginning Spring 2024

Please apply by Oct. 1 to be considered for admittance for the following spring semester. Graduate faculty will review applications in October for spring admission. Applicants will be notified of acceptance by the SDSU Graduate School after that point.

Summer Admit

Please apply by March 1 to be considered for admittance for the following summer semester. Graduate faculty will review applications in March for summer admission. Applicants will be notified of acceptance by the SDSU Graduate School after that point.

Fall Admit

Please apply by July 1 to be considered for admittance for the following fall semester. Graduate faculty will review applications in July for fall admission. Applicants will be notified of acceptance by the SDSU Graduate School after that point.

SDSU Graduate School requires a 3.0 undergraduate GPA for unconditional admission to programs. If your GPA is lower than that, your application packet would need to reflect growth and preparation for a graduate program. Reviewers will place priority on your coursework and experiences related to the program to which you are applying. Applicants must provide a resume, transcript, goal statement which relates your purpose for pursuing our program, and two letters of professional reference to Education, Counseling and Human Development. Once all material is received, it is reviewed by the program faculty. Students are assigned an admission status of “unconditional,” “conditional” or “not admitted.”

We encourage applicants to reach out to faculty about our assistantship opportunities.

Additional requirements:

GRE: Not required

TOEFL: 79-80 Internet-based

TOEFL Essentials: 8.5

 

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