How to Apply

Apply for this program using Cal State Apply.


Dates and Deadlines

Spring 2022 Application Cycle

August 1, 2021

Applications Open

September 30, 2021

Application Deadline

October 8, 2021

Deadline for all official transcripts to be received*


Fall 2022 Application Cycle

October 1, 2021

Applications Open

February 28, 2021

Application Deadline

March 11, 2022

Deadline for all official transcripts to be received*


*Note: Complete applications with official transcripts will be reviewed on a first come, first served basis. Hard copy transcripts can take up to 4 - 6 weeks for processing. Sealed and official hard copy transcripts can be mailed to:

College of Extended Learning
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132


To be eligible for admission, students must have

  1. completed a minimum of 60 transferable semester (90 quarter) units,
  2. completed all lower-division General Education requirements,
  3. have a grade point average of 2.0 or better in all transferable units attempted,
  4. be in good standing at the last college or university attended, and
  5. have completed at least 30 semester units (45 quarter units) of college coursework with a grade of “C” or better in each course.

General Education

Information about lower-division General Education requirements is listed at SF State Bulletin > General Education.

Students who enter with an AD-T (AA-T or AS-T) can complete the program in two years with a full-semester load (15 units per semester).

Cross Registration or Concurrent Enrollment

Students can enroll at a local community college or CSU campus to complete university electives, program electives or lower-division General Education requirements. You may do this concurrently with your program enrollment. Once the course is completed, it will show up on your SF State transcript but is considered a non-campus course. Information and eligibility requirements are listed in the SF State Bulletin.