Special Education Clear Credential & Master's Degree, How to Apply
Learn how to apply for a master's degree while clearing a teaching credential in special education.
Note: Starting Fall 2018, employment verification will be required to enroll in the Special Education Clear Credential program. You must be employed as a "teacher of record" — substitute teaching and aid positions will not meet this requirement.
Steps to Apply
Follow the steps below to apply to the Special Education Clear Credential Program:
1. Submit the Cal State Apply application
For assistance, see Tips on Completing the Cal State Apply University Application.
2. Request official transcripts
Request that your official transcripts be sent to SDSU, following instructions on our Submit Test Scores and Transcripts page.
GRE Requirement Suspended for Spring and Fall 2021
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, SDSU has suspended the requirement that applicants for graduate study submit GRE scores for the Spring and Fall 2021 admissions cycle. If you have any questions about this policy, please contact the program advisor.