Supported Employment and Transition Specialist (Certificate)

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 Test Scores and Transcripts by April 1

Please note: If you are currently enrolled in a graduate program, your test scores and transcripts should already have been submitted. If you are applying for the Certificate as a stand-alone program, official transcripts are required; however, the GRE exam is not.

Official test scores and 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, official test scores and transcripts by logging into SDSU WebPortal.

3: Complete the Program Application by April 1

Complete the Supported Employment and Transition Specialist (Certificate) program application using Decision Desk. A link to begin the application will become available on October 1.

Further information can be found on the department website: Supported Employment and Transition Specialist (Certificate).

For specific questions about program procedures and requirements, please contact the program coordinator, Leesa Brockman, at

For technical questions, please visit the Decision Desk Applicant Support Site.