APPLICATION DEADLINES

Spring 2018 Application filing period begins: August 1, 2017

Fall 2018 Application filing period begins: October 1, 2017

Deadlines by Program

GRADUATE PROGRAMS
Program Fall-Deadline Spring-Deadline
Accountancy [MS] June 1 November 1 (International: October 15)
Anthropology [MA] July 15 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] Feburary 1 October 15
Business Administration (Bridge Program) [Bridge MBA] June 1 November 1 (International: October 15)
Business Administration (Executive MBA Part-Time) [MBA] June 1 No Spring Admissions
Business Administration (Sustainable) [MBA] June 1 November 1 (International: October 15)
Business Administration [MBA] June 1 International: October 15 - Domestic: January 1
Chemistry (Biochemistry) [MS] March 1 November 1
Chemistry [MS] March 1 November 1
Chinese [MA] May 1 November 1
Cinema Studies [MA] March 15 No Spring Admission
Cinema [MFA] January 26 No Spring Admission
Classics [MA] May 1 November 1
Communication Studies [MA] May 1 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
Design [MA] May 1 No Spring Admission
Drama [MA] June 1 October 15
Earth & Climate Sciences [MS] March 1 November 1
Economics [MA] May 1 No Spring Admission
Education (Adult Education) [MA] June 1 December 1
Education (Early Childhood Education) [MA] June 1 November 1
Education (Educational Administration) [MA] June 1 December 1
Education (Elementary Education) [MA] June 1 November 1
Education (Equity and Social Justice) [MA] June 1 December 1
Education (Instructional Technology) [MA] June 1 December 1
Education (Language & Literacy) [MA] June 1 November 1
Education (Mathematics Education) [MA] June 1 November 15
Education (Multiple Subject / Elementary Ed.) [Credential/MA] June 1 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] June 1 December 1
Educational Leadership (Community College) [EdD] April 2 No Spring Admission
Educational Leadership (K 12) [EdD] April 2 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] March 15 November 15
English (Creative Writing) [MA] February 1 No Spring Admission
English (Linguistics) [MA] April 1 November 15
English (Literature) [MA] Februrary 1 November 1
English (TESOL) [MA] April 1 November 15
Ethnic Studies [MA] February 1 No Spring Admission
Family & Consumer Sciences [MA] April 1 November 1
French [MA] May 1 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 1 November 1
Gerontology [MA] April 1 December 15
History [MA] February 15 October 15
Humanities [MA] April 15 November 1
Industrial Arts [MA] May 1 No Spring Admission
International Relations [MA] March 1 No Spring Admission
Italian [MA] May 1 November 1
Japanese [MA] May 1 November 1
Kinesiology [MS] May 1 November 1
Marine Science RIP TIDES Interdisciplinary Studies [MS] February 1 No Spring Admission
Mathematics [MA] March 1 October 1
Museum Studies [MA] February 1 No Spring Admission
Music [MA] April 1 December 1
Music [MM] April 1 December 1
Nursing (Accelerated Entry Level Nursing) [MS] No Fall Admission 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] July 15 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] May 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] April 1 No Spring Admission
Recreation, Parks, & Tourism [MS] May 1 No Spring Admission
Sexuality Studies [MA] April 15 No Spring Admission
Social Work [MSW] December 15 No Spring Admission
Spanish [MA] May 1 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 January 12
Nursing (ON-CAMPUS) [Second Baccalaureate] November 30 August 31
Nursing (RN to BS) [Second Baccalaureate] November 30 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 June 1 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 1 - [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 June 1 November 1
Clinical Rehabilitation Credential (Orientation & Mobility) Contact Department October 15
Designated Subjects Credential May 1 No Spring Admission
Multiple Subject Credential June 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