How to Apply: Graduate and Professional Studies

University Graduate School Application and Supplemental Applications

Fall applications open on October 1 of the previous year

Application Procedures

Sacramento State has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for our programs without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or ability. Sacramento State is a Hispanic-serving Institution, an Asian American Pacific Islander-serving institution, thoroughly abides by Title IX, and is a caring campus where students of all identities and intersectionalities are welcomed. 

The College of Education welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds and with diverse experiences. For more information please read our non-discrimination policy

For admission requirements for international students, please visit Global Education Admission Information.

To apply to a Graduate and Professional Studies Program:

  • Review the Admission Requirements for fall semester admissions.
  • Complete the appropriate supplemental program application and supporting documents (see below).

Final Submission Deadlines:

University Graduate School Application:

  • Due December 21, 2018: M.S. Counseling (Career Counseling; Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling; School Counseling)
  • Due February 1, 2019: School Psychology (Ed.S., M.A., PPS)
  • Due March 1, 2019: Child Development, Higher Educational Leadership, Rehabilitation Counseling, TK-12 Educational Leadership (M.A., PASC, PASC/Internship)
  • Due April 1, 2019: Curriculum & Instruction (face-to-face program), Multicultural Education, Special Education
  • Due June 1, 2019: Behavioral Science Gender Equity Studies, Educational Technology (iMET), Language & Literacy
  • Due July 1, 2019: Curriculum & Instruction (online program), Workforce Development 

    Supplemental Application Packet
  • Due January 14, 2019: M.S. Counseling (Career Counseling; Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling; School Counseling)
  • Due February 15, 2019: School Psychology (Ed.S., M.A., PPS)
  • Due March 15, 2019: Child Development, Higher Educational Leadership, Rehabilitation Counseling, TK-12 Educational Leadership (M.A., PASC, PASC/Internship)
  • Due April 15, 2019: Curriculum & Instruction (face-to-face program), Multicultural Education, Special Education
  • Due June 15, 2019: Behavioral Science Gender Equity Studies, Educational Technology (iMET), Language & Literacy
  • Due July 15, 2019: Curriculum & Instruction (online program), Workforce Development 


     
    **Incomplete applications will not be accepted**

Supplemental Program Applications

The fall 2019 application period opens October 1. See above for the submission deadlines for individual programs. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

Graduate and Professional Programs Supplemental Application Instructions
Information about applying to the M.A. in Child Development 


Additional Information

Application Information Sessions:

  • M.S. Counseling
    Thursday, October 11, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
    Location: Mendocino 1005
  • School Psychology Program Information Night
    Thursday, October 18, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    Location: Eureka 209
    Contact Dr. Stephen Brock for more information (brock@csus.edu)
  • Behavioral Sciences Gender Equity Program Information Night
    Thursday, October 18, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
    Location: Multicultural Center 
  • EDLP (TK-12) Preliminary Administrative Services Credential and M.A. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (TK-12 option) informational session
    October 18th, 2018 at 5pm
    Eureka Hall 215

Drop-in Application Clinics

If you have last minute questions about the supplemental program application, please "drop-in" on one of the following application clinics anytime during the hours listed below and advisors will be available to assist you with finalizing your application. Bring your supplemental application and all supporting documents to the clinic.

  • Drop-In Application Clinic Dates for Fall 2019 
  • Tuesday, January 29
    10:00am - 12:00pm
    Location: EUR 301

  • Wednesday, January 30
    12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location: EUR 301

Related Forms and Resources

Cal State Apply - Application Helpful Tips
Reference Request Form


Questions
Academic and Program Services
Phone: (916) 278-6639 | Office: Eureka Hall 401
The College of Education welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds and with diverse experiences. For more information please read our non-discrimination policy