Teaching, Language Arts (M.A.T.)

How to Apply

The GRE is no longer required to apply to this program.

Important Dates for Fall 2023

Item Due Date
1. Cal State Apply application
(opens October 1 each year)

February 1, 2023

2. Official transcripts due March 1, 2023

NOTE: You apply for fall 2023 even though the program starts in the summer.

Submit Cal State Apply Application

Choose the program name: Teaching - Language Arts Education (Summer only).

Cal State Apply

For this program, you are NOT required to complete the additional Interfolio program application. Instead, applicants must complete the Cal State Apply application and follow the directions below:

Program Materials Needed for Cal State Apply

Please gather the items below and have them ready to upload to the Cal State Apply application in the Program Materials box/quadrant:  

Statement of Purpose

Please provide a statement of purpose to include:

  • philosophy of education;
  • three most important things you learned in your credential program; and
  • why you are interested in the master's program.

Your essay should be two pages maximum, and use font size 12.

We recommend uploading the document in PDF format.

Letter of Recommendation

Contact 1 individual who you have interacted with professionally and who would be able to write a letter of recommendation for you. 

Enter the recommender's name and email address into the Cal State Apply application, in the Program Materials box, under the "Recommendations" tab. Recommenders will submit their letters directly into the Cal State Apply Application.

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Language Arts (M.A.)