Reading and Literacy Leadership Specialist Credential
How to Apply
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|
|3. Interfolio program application||February 15, 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.
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 Preliminary Credential Tutorial
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.
Get in Touch
Cal State Apply Application Help
- Monica Baldonado-Ruiz, graduate advisor: [email protected]