Application Deadlines

Spring 2017 Application filing period begins: August 1, 2016

Fall 2017 Application filing period begins: October 1, 2016

Program Dates

Application Deadlines by Program

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GRADUATE PROGRAMS
Program Fall-Deadline Spring-Deadline
Accountancy [MS] International: May 15 - Domestic: May 31 International: October 15 - Domestic: November 15
Anthropology [MA] May 31 November 1
Art [MFA] January 15 No Spring Admission
Asian American Studies [MA] April 1 No Spring Admission
Biology (Cell & Molecular Biology) [MS] February 1 No Spring Admission
Biology (Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology) [MS] February 1 No Spring Admission
Biology (Marine Biology) [MS] February 1 No Spring Admission
Biology (Microbiology) [MS] February 1 No Spring Admission
Biology (Physiology & Behavioral Biology) [MS] February 1 No Spring Admission
Biomedical Science - PSM (Biotechnology) [MS] February 1 No Spring Admission
Biomedical Science - PSM (Stem Cell Science) [MS] February 1 No Spring Admission
Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts (BECA) [MA] March 15 October 15
Business Administration (Bridge Program) [Bridge MBA] International: May 15 - Domestic: May 31 International: October 15 - Domestic: November 15
Business Administration (Executive MBA Part-Time) [MBA] Domestic only until May 31 November 15
Business Administration (Sustainable) [MBA] International: May 15 - Domestic: May 31 International: October 15 - Domestic: November 15
Business Administration [MBA] International: May 15 - Domestic: May 31 International: October 15 - Domestic: November 15
Chemistry (Biochemistry) [MS] March 1 November 1
Chemistry [MS] March 1 November 1
Chinese [MA] May 31 November 1
Cinema Studies [MA] January 15 No Spring Admission
Cinema [MFA] January 15 No Spring Admission
Classics [MA] May 1 November 1
Communication Studies [MA] Priority: March 1 - Applications accepted until full No Spring Admission
Communicative Disorders (w/Speech-Lang. Path) [MS/Credential] December 15 No Spring Admission
Comparative Literature [MA] May 1 No Spring Admission
Computer Science [MS] March 1 October 1
Counseling (Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling) [MS] January 15 No Spring Admission
Counseling (Marriage, Family & Child Counseling) [MS] January 15 No Spring Admission
Counseling [MS] January 15 No Spring Admission
Creative Writing [MFA] February 1 No Spring Admission
Drama [MA] May 31 October 15
Earth & Climate Sciences [MS] March 1 November 1
Economics [MA] May 1 No Spring Admission
Education (Adult Education) [MA] May 31 November 1
Education (Early Childhood Education) [MA] May 31 November 1
Education (Educational Administration) [MA] May 31 November 1
Education (Elementary Education) [MA] May 31 November 1
Education (Equity and Social Justice) [MA] May 31 November 1
Education (Instructional Technology) [MA] May 31 November 1
Education (Language & Literacy) [MA] May 31 November 1
Education (Mathematics Education) [MA] May 31 November 15
Education (Multiple Subject / Elementary Ed.) [Credential/MA] May 31 November 1
Education (Secondary Education) [MA] May 1 November 15
Education (Single Subject / Secondary Ed.)[Credential/MA] February 15 November 15
Education (Special Interest) [MA] May 31 November 1
Educational Leadership (Community College) [EdD] Early Consideration: February 1 - Deadline April 1 No Spring Admission
Educational Leadership (K 12) [EdD] Early Consideration: February 1 - Deadline April 1 No Spring Admission
Engineering (Embedded Electrical and Computer Systems) [MS] May 1 November 1
Engineering (Energy Systems) [MS] May 1 November 1
Engineering (Structural / Earthquake Engineering) [MS] May 1 November 1
English (Composition) [MA] May 31 December 1
English (Creative Writing) [MA] February 1 No Spring Admission
English (Linguistics) [MA] May 31 December 1
English (Literature) [MA] May 31 December 1
English (TESOL) [MA] May 31 December 1
Ethnic Studies [MA] February 1 No Spring Admission
Family & Consumer Sciences [MA] April 1 November 1
French [MA] May 31 November 1
Geographic Information Science [MS] April 1 November 15
Geography (Resource Mgmt & Environmental Planning) [MA] April 1 November 15
Geography [MA] April 1 November 15
Geosciences [MS] March 1 November 1
German [MA] May 31 November 1
Gerontology [MA] May 31 December 15
History [MA] February 15 October 15
Humanities [MA] May 31 November 1
Industrial Arts [MA] May 1 No Spring Admission
International Relations [MA] March 1 No Spring Admission
Italian [MA] May 31 November 1
Japanese [MA] May 31 November 1
Kinesiology [MS] May 31 November 1
Marine Science RIP TIDES Interdisciplinary Studies [MS] February 1 No Spring Admission
Marine Science [MS] February 1 No Spring Admission
Mathematics [MA] March 1 October 1
Museum Studies [MA] February 1 No Spring Admission
Music [MA] April 1 October 1
Music [MM] April 1 October 1
Nursing (Accelerated Entry Level Nursing) [MS] Contact Department August 31
Nursing (Entry Level/Generic Non-RN MSN) [MS] February 1 No Spring Admission
Nursing (Family Nurse Practitioner) [MS] February 1 No Spring Admission
Nursing (RN-MSN) [MS] February 1 No Spring Admission
Philosophy [MA] May 31 January 15
Physical Therapy (Joint DPT w/UCSF) [DPT] Contact Department No Spring Admission - [Summer Admission: Contact Department]
Physical Therapy (Joint DPTSc w/UCSF) [DPTSc] Contact Department No Spring Admission
Physics [MS] May 1 November 1
Physics(Astronomy) [MS] May 1 November 1
Political Science [MA] April 1 November 1
Psychology (Clinical Psychology) [MS] February 1 No Spring Admission
Psychology (Developmental Psychology) [MA] February 1 No Spring Admission
Psychology (Industrial / Organizational Psychology) [MS] February 1 No Spring Admission
Psychology (Mind, Brain, and Behavior) [MA] February 1 No Spring Admission
Psychology (School Psychology) [MS] February 1 No Spring Admission
Psychology (Social Psychology) [MA] February 1 No Spring Admission
Public Administration [MPA] April 1 November 1
Public Health [MPH] Priority deadline: March 1st - Applications accepted on a space available basis to May 31 No Spring Admission
Recreation, Parks, & Tourism [MS] May 1 No Spring Admission
Sexuality Studies [MA] Early Priority: March 1 - Secondary Priority: April 15 - Final Deadline: July 1 No Spring Admission
Social Work [MSW] December 1 No Spring Admission
Spanish [MA] May 31 October 1
Special Education [Credential & MA] March 15 October 15
Special Education [Joint PhD w/UCB] Contact Department Contact Department
Special Education [MA] March 15 October 15
Special Enrollment Programs N/A N/A
Theatre Arts (Design) [MFA] March 15 October 15
Women and Gender Studies [MA] February 15 No Spring Admission
SECOND BACCALAUREATES
Program Fall-Deadline Spring-Deadline
Dietetics (Second Baccalaureate) Contact Department Contact Department
Nursing (ON-CAMPUS) [Second Baccalaureate] November 30 Contact Department
Nursing (RN to BS) [Second Baccalaureate] Contact Department August 31
Nursing (SEQUOIA) [Second Baccalaureate] November 30 Contact Department
SFSU CERTIFICATES
Program Fall-Deadline Spring-Deadline
Accounting May 31 No Spring Admission
Augmentative and Alternative Communications February 1 No Spring Admission
Autism Spectrum February 1 October 15
Business in Ethics and Compliance July 15 December 1
Clinical Laboratory Science December 7 August 7
Conflict Resolution May 1 November 1
Dietetics Contact Department No Spring Admission
Early Childhood Special Education March 15 October 15
Ethnic Studies February 1 November 1
Family Nurse Practitioner February 1 No Spring Admission
Genetic Engineering May 1 No Spring Admission
Immigrant Literacies May 1 November 1
Pre-Health Professions May 1 October 15 - [Summer Admission: March 1]
Pre-Nursing May 1 October 1 - [Summer Admission: March 1]
Reading May 1 No Spring Admission
Rehabilitation Counseling May 1 No Spring Admission
Teaching Critical Thinking May 1 November 1
Teaching of Composition May 1 November 1
Teaching Post-Secondary Reading May 1 November 1
Technical and Professional Writing May 1 November 1
Training Systems Development May 1 November 1
Youth and Human Services Nonprofit Administration May 1 November 1
SFSU CREDENTIALS
Program Fall-Deadline Spring-Deadline
Administrative Services Credential May 31 November 1
Clinical Rehabilitation Credential (Orientation & Mobility) Contact Department October 15
Designated Subjects Credential May 1 No Spring Admission
Multiple Subject Credential May 1 November 1
Pupil Personnel Services - School Counseling Credential January 15 No Spring Admission
Pupil Personnel Services - School Psychology Credential May 31 No Spring Admission
Pupil Personnel Services - Social Work Credential May 31 Summer Admission Only: March 31
Reading & Language Arts Specialist Credential Contact Department November 1
Single Subject Credential February 15 November 15
Special Education Autism Spectrum Added Auth. Credential Contact Department Contact Department
Special Education Credential Contact Department Contact Department
Special Education Orthopedically Impaired Added Auth. Credential Contact Department Contact Department