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Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.) Elementary and Secondary Education Online Program Application

On this page: Find application information for the Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.) Elementary and Secondary Education Online Program, as well as required supplemental documents.

Important Dates for Fall 2019

Item Due Date
1. Cal State Apply application
(opens October 1, 2018)
March 1, 2019
2. Program application & letters of recommendation March 15, 2019
3. Transcripts & GRE scores due
April 1, 2019

NOTE: You apply for fall 2019 even though the program starts in the summer.

Steps to Apply

Follow the steps below to apply to the  Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.) Elementary and Secondary Education Online Program:

  • You must first apply to the California State University via Cal State Apply.
  • Next, request official transcripts.
  • Then, apply to the Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.) Elementary and Secondary Education Online Program.

1. Cal State Apply

For assistance, see Tips on Completing the Cal State Apply University Application.

Go to Cal State Apply (CSU application)

2. Request official transcripts

Request that your official transcripts be sent to SDSU, following instructions on our Submit Test Scores and Transcripts page.

3. Apply to the Program

Submit the program application and required documents as directed below:

Required documents

Please gather the items below and have them ready to upload:

Why do you want a Master’s degree?

Please type your statement and it should be one page in length.

We recommend uploading the document in PDF format.

Contact 1 individual who you have interacted with professionally and who would be able to write a letter of recommendation for you. Recommenders will submit their letters directly into the Online Program Application.

Program application

Access the Online Program Application

Go to Program Application - Apply Now

  • Your program application has been created in a system called Interfolio. For help, refer to this Interfolio Tutorial (PDF).