Reading Education (M.A.)
How to Apply
The GRE is no longer required to apply to this program.
Important Dates for Fall 2023
|1. Cal State Apply application
(opens October 1 each year)
|February 1, 2023*|
|2. Interfolio program application||February 15, 2023|
|3. Official transcripts due||March 1, 2023|
*If you have missed the February 1st deadline, the program will not appear in Cal State Apply. However, you will still have the opportunity to apply until March 1st. Please contact the COE Admissions Analyst, Stephanie Kearney, [email protected], for a Cal State Apply invitation code. You can use the code to access the program you want to apply to. You must submit your application no later than March 1st for it to be accepted. Please contact Stephanie Kearney with any questions.
Steps 1-4: Admission to SDSU
Steps 1-4 must be completed through the SDSU Graduate Admissions Office.
- Get general help and tips on how to complete the Cal State Apply application.*
Application Guide: Cal State Apply Tutorial (M.A.).
*If you are applying to the Reading Education (MA) only, then please choose this program name in Cal State Apply:
Education - Reading Education - Fall
Step 5: Admission to Program
Your program application has been created in a system called Interfolio. For help, refer to this Interfolio Tutorial (PDF).
Please gather the required items below and have them ready to upload to the Interfolio program application:
Statement of Purpose
Write a Statement of Purpose based on this prompt (maximum of 2 pages using a size 12 font): "What are your professional goals and how do you expect this graduate program to help you meet these goals?"
Letter of Recommendation
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.
Get in Touch
Application Process Questions
- Katherine Sciurba, graduate advisor, [email protected]