School of Education Admissions

The Cal Poly School of Education welcomes you to apply for any one of our amazing credential or master's programs!

Find more information about applying to each of our programs at the program-specific "How to Apply" page:

Applications to any of the School of Education's programs require a Cal State Apply application to be submitted by the deadline.

Click the logo below to visit the Cal State Apply page and begin an application today!

Admission Deadlines for School of Education Programs:

Multiple Subject October 1 No Admissions*    No Admissions April 1
Single Subject No Admissions No Admissions February 1 No Admissions
Special Education (MS & Credential Education Specialist) No Admissions No Admissions March 1 No Admissions
MS - Higher Education Counseling/Student Affairs No Admissions No Admissions No Admissions February 1
MA -Curriculum & Instruction No Admission No Admissions No Admissions April 1
Administrative Services MA & Credential (ELAP Fast Track) No Admissions No Admissions No Admissions June 1
Bilingual Authorization No Admission No Admissions No Admissions July 1

*Pre-requisite admission is permitted with permission code and candidate review with the Credential Office. Email to set up an advising appointment. 

Current Cal Poly undergraduate students shall be allowed to enroll in SOE professional preparation courses; note: prerequisites may apply.

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