Special Education (Credential)

Please review the following instructions about applying to the program.

1: Apply to the university by March 1

Apply to the university using Cal State Apply.

Please note: After you apply, you will receive your SDSU Red ID -- Your Red ID is required to submit your program application.

If you have not received your Red ID within 10-15 business days of applying, please contact Graduate Admissions. Red IDs may be issued anywhere between 1 and 15 business days, depending on when you apply. We recommend submitting your Cal State Apply application as soon as possible to ensure you receive your Red ID on time.

2: Submit Official Transcripts by April 1

Official transcripts must to be sent to Graduate Admissions.

Graduate Admissions
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-7416

SDSU Institution Code (GRE and TOEFL): 4682

Further details can be found on the Graduate Admissions website. You can check the status of your university application and transcripts by logging into SDSU WebPortal.

3: Complete the Program Application by March 1

Complete the program application using Interfolio. Click on one of the three buttons below to begin the program application for your desired program.

Special Education (Credential)-Early Childhood

    If you've already started a program application for the Special Education (Credential)-Early Childhood program, click here to continue.

Special Education (Credential)-Mild Moderate

    If you've already started a program application for the Special Education (Credential)-Mild Moderate program, click here to continue.

Special Education (Credential)-Moderate Severe

    If you've already started a program application for the Special Education (Credential)-Moderate Severe program, click here to continue.

Further information can be found on the department website: Special Education (Credential).

For specific questions about program procedures and requirements, please contact the program advisor at coeadvis@mail.sdsu.edu.