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Bilingual Added Authorization Program, How to Apply

On this page: Learn how to apply to the Bilingual Added Authorization Program.

Important Dates for Fall 2019

Item Due Date
1. Cal State Apply application
(opens October 1)
March 1, 2019
2. Transcripts due  April 1, 2019


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 additional requested items to the Department of Dual Language and English Learner Education (DLE).

1. Cal State Apply

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

Go to Cal State Apply (CSU application)

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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. Submit additional items requested by department

A Program application is not available for this program.  Instead, the following items need to be submitted to the Department of Dual Language and English Learner Education (DLE) in EBA 248 (map):

  • Teaching Background Form: Complete the Teaching Background Form (PDF).
  • 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.
  • Printout of Credential: Please print out your current valid credential from the CCTC web site.  Please be sure this printout includes the document number of your credential.