Application Process

Please see the left-hand navigation menu for detailed information about each of these steps: 

  1. Complete the University application on Cal State Apply and pay a non-refundable $70 fee by the university application deadline. 
  2. Submit program materials through MyCED (access granted after completing the Cal State Apply application). Details and deadlines on the Online Application Submission website.
  3. Submit your official transcripts to Enrollment Services.
  4. Await notification.
  5. Participate in a mandatory Virtual Interview (if invited). 

Visit the GSO Tips & Tutorials for Applying website for tutorials for submitting the Cal State Apply and MyCED applications, advice on how to be a competitive applicant, and other free resources and tips on application materials. If you have any questions or need help with the application process, please contact the College of Education Graduate Studies Office at