Education: Reading Education (M.A.) Application Process
Learn how to apply to the Reading/Literacy Education (M.A.) only or Reading/Literacy Education (M.A.) and Reading and Literacy Leadership Specialist Credential (combined).
Steps to Apply
1. Submit the Cal State Apply application
You can only submit 1 Cal State Apply application - so please use the info below to pick the correct program name that you wish to apply to:
If you are applying to the Reading Education (MA) only, then please choose this program name in Cal State Apply:
Education - Reading Education - Fall
If you are applying to the Reading Education (MA) with RLLSC (combined), then please choose this program name in Cal State Apply:
Education - Reading Education with Reading and Literacy Leadership Credential- Fall
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 Official Transcripts page.
3. Program application
Please gather the required items below and have them ready to upload to the Program application:
Contact 1 individual who you have interacted with professionally and would be able to write a letter of recommendation for you.
Please collect name and email address so you are ready to request this letter in the Program application. Recommenders will submit their letters directly into the online Program application.
Access the Online Program Application
- Your program application has been created in a system called Interfolio. For help, refer to this Interfolio Tutorial (PDF).