Reading and Literacy Leadership Specialist Credential

How to Apply

Important Dates for Fall 2024

Item Deadline
1. Cal State Apply application
(opens October 1 each year)
February 1, 2024
2. Official transcripts due February 15, 2024
3. Interfolio program application February 15, 2024

Steps 1-4: Admission to SDSU

Steps 1-4 must be completed through the SDSU Graduate Admissions Office.

SDSU Graduate Admissions: Steps to Apply

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 program-specific documents below and have them ready to upload to the Interfolio program application.

Statement of Purpose

Write a Statement of Purpose based on this prompt - "What are your professional goals, and how do you expect this graduate program to help you meet those goals?"  Your essay should be 2 pages maximum, using a size 12 font.

Letter of Recommendation

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

Please collect their name and email address so you are ready to request the letter in the Program application. Recommenders will submit their letters directly into the online Program application.

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Reading & Literacy Credential