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EC-TEaMH Certificate Program, How to Apply

Learn how to apply to the Early Childhood Transdisciplinary Education and Mental Health (EC-TEaMH) Certificate Program.

Important Dates for Fall 2022

Item Due Date
1. Cal State Apply application
(opens October 1 each year)
March 1, 2022
2. Program application March 1, 2022
3. Transcripts due  April 1, 2022



How to Get Assistance

If you have questions about the application process or program itself, email [email protected] or visit the EC-TEaMH page.


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

Steps to Apply

1. Submit the Cal State Apply Application

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

Go to Cal State Apply (CSU application) -- Opens Oct 1

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2. Request official transcripts

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

3. Submit the Program application

Gather required items

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

  • Resumé/ CV:  Prepare a resumé or Curriculum Vitae to your application according to the EC-TEaMH Resumé Guidelines (PDF).
  • Personal Statement: In a 1-page, double-spaced essay, please explain:
    • Why you wish to become a student in the EC-TEaMH Certificate Program
    • Any experience that you have which you believe makes you an especially qualified applicant for a graduate level certificate program
    • Your future career goals and how this certificate will help you achieve them
  • Language Background Form: Please download and complete this Language Background form (PDF) with your application.
  • Letter of Recommendation: Contact 2 individuals who you have interacted with professionally and would be able to write a letter of recommendation for you. Recommenders will submit their letters directly into the Online Program application.
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).