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
|1. Cal State Apply application
(opens October 1 each year)
February 1, 2023*
|2. 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.
NOTE: You apply for fall 2023 even though the program starts in the summer.
Submit Cal State Apply Application
- Get general help and tips on how to complete the Cal State Apply application.
Application Guide: Cal State Apply Tutorial (M.A.)
Choose the program name: Teaching - Language Arts Education (Summer only).
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.
Get in Touch
Application Process Questions
- [email protected]
- Graduate Advisors: Eric Ginsberg and Marva Cappello