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Bilingual Added Authorization Program, How to Apply

Learn how to apply to the Bilingual Added Authorization Program.

Important Dates for Fall 2020

Item Due Date
1. Cal State Apply application
(opens October 1 each year)
March 2, 2020
2. Program application March 15, 2020
3. Transcripts due  April 1, 2020


How to Get Assistance

The university application link is www.calstate.edu/apply

Link to tips on completing the Cal State Apply University application.

Are you having trouble with the Cal State Apply application? If so, email [email protected] right away for assistance.

Steps to Apply

Follow the steps below to apply to the Bilingual Added Authorization Program:

  • You must first apply to the California State University via Cal State Apply.
  • Next, request official transcripts.
  • Then, submit Program application for the Bilingual Added Authorization program.

1. Cal State Apply

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

Go to Cal State Apply (CSU application) - Apply Now

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2. Request official transcripts

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

3.Program application

Gather required items

Gather the items below and have them ready to upload to the program application:

  • Teaching Credential: You will be required to enter the Credential Document Number from your teaching credential. If you are in the process of finishing a credential program, you can enter the date when you will be finished.  
  • Statement of Purpose: Write a Statement of Purpose essay based on this prompt -
    • What are your professional goals, and how do you expect this graduate program to help you meet those goals?
    • Your essay should be 2 pages maximum, using a size 12 font.
  • Letter of Recommendation: Contact one individual who you have interacted with professionally and would be able to write a letter of recommendation for you.
 Submit your program application online

Go to Program Application

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