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Rehabilitation Counseling and Clinical Concentration (M.S.) Application Process

Learn how to apply to the Rehabilitation Counseling and Clinical Concentration (M.S.) 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
April 1, 2022
3. Official Transcripts due  April 1, 2022

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

Note: The first page of the program application provides complete details on how to complete and submit your application.

Gather required items for program application

Please gather the items below and have them ready to upload to the Program application:

  1. Resume/ CV: Prepare a resume or curriculum vitae.  We expect that this will at least include your education, paid and volunteer work history, as well as your community activities.

  2. Letter of Recommendation: Request 3 letters of recommendation from individuals who you have interacted with professionally.  You will enter their name and email addresses into the Program Application and recommenders will add the letter electronically to your application in PDF or MS Word format.

  3. Personal Statement: This is your opportunity to supply the Admissions Committee with a verbal picture of yourself as a person.  Particularly helpful would be a discussion of your professional goals as they apply to your reasons for seeking admission to the Rehabilitation Counselor program.  Please type your personal statement, using double-spacing and at least 12-point font.


Access the Online Program Application:

Go to Program Application for On Campus Program