Teaching, Elementary and Secondary Education (M.A.T.) - Online
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 & letters of recommendation||March 1, 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 April 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 April 1st for it to be accepted. Please contact Stephanie Kearney with any questions.
NOTE: You apply for fall 2023 even though the program starts in the summer.
This is a Master's program for those, in most cases, who already have a teaching credential. Credential licensure is NOT included in this program (i.e. you cannot earn a CA teaching license by completing this program).
Steps 1-4: Admission to SDSU
Steps 1-4 must be completed through the SDSU Graduate Admissions Office.
Get help and tips on how to complete the Cal State Apply application.
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
Why do you want a Master’s degree?
Please type your statement and it should be one page in length.
We recommend uploading the document in PDF format.
Letters of Recommendation
Contact 1 individual who you have interacted with professionally and who would be able to write a letter of recommendation for you. Recommenders will submit their letters directly into the Interfolio program application.
Please collect their name and email address so you are ready to request this letter in the Interfolio program application.
Get in Touch
Application Process Questions
- [email protected]
- Graduate Advisors: Eric Ginsberg and Luke Duesbery