Applying to Graduate Certificates in Special Education


Graduate certificates are offered for students who are concurrently enrolled in a master's or doctoral program, or who already have earned a graduate degree in Special Education or a related field. Applicants may select a Certificate Program at the time of applying to the degree. Applicants who already hold a Master’s degree may petition to enter only the Certificate Program. More information about each of the Department's Graduate Certificates is below:

Application Deadlines

Applications for fall semester are due March 15

Applications for spring semester are due October 15

Application Requirements for All Applicants

Applicants must fulfill the following admission requirements.

Application Process

Step 1:

  • Complete a University application (CSU Mentor)
  • Submit original transcripts from all universities attended

Step 2:

  • Complete a Department application (Special Education).
    Select specific Graduate Certificate
  • Submit original transcripts from all universities attended

Step 3:

After submitting your applications you can confirm your admission status on your
SFSU Gateway account.