SDSU External Degree/Self-Support Master's Degrees

SDSU also offers External Degree/Self-Support programs offered through Global Campus. These programs are not subsidized by the State of California and student fees will vary by program.

How to Apply

  • Apply to the University through Cal State Apply.
  • Submit required documents to Graduate Admissions.
  • Submit department required materials. See individual program requirements below.

Review more detailed instructions on how to apply on the Graduate I Want to Apply website or if you are an applicant who will study in the U.S. on an F-1 Visa go to the International Graduate I Want to Apply website.

Department Materials

Submit supplemental documents to department. Consult the department website for detailed instructions.

  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement
  • Professional Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • PowerPoint Presentation

Fall Deadlines

  • Not currently accepting applications for Fall semester

Spring 2021 Deadlines

Contact Information

Specialized and International Programs
Fowler College of Business
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-8232

Campus Location: EBA 312

Tel: (619) 594-5566
Fax: (619) 594-8622

Department Website
[email protected]

Director

Scott Minto
(619) 594-5566
[email protected]
EBA 312

Department Materials

Submit required department materials using the Program Application. Consult the department website for details.

Fall 2020 Deadlines

Spring 2021 Deadlines

Contact Information

Educational Leadership Department
College of Education
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-1190

Campus Location: NE 166

Tel: (619) 594-4063
Fax: (619) 594-3825

Department Website

Admissions Coordinator

Rachael Stewart
(619) 594-1338
[email protected]
NE 162J

Department Materials

Submit Program Application. Consult the department website for details concerning required materials.

Fall 2020 Deadlines

Spring 2021 Deadlines

Contact Information

Educational Leadership Department
College of Education
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-1190

Campus Location: NE 166

Tel: (619) 594-4063
Fax: (619) 594-3825

Department Website

Admissions Coordinator

Rachael Stewart
(619) 594-1338
[email protected]
NE 162J

Department Materials

Consult the department website for details.

Fall 2020 Deadlines

Spring 2021 Deadlines

Contact Information

Electrical and Computer Engineering
College of Engineering
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-1309

Campus Location: E 426

Tel: (619) 594-7013
Fax: (619) 594-2654

Department Website

Graduate Adviser

Mahasweta Sarkar
(619) 594-7797
[email protected]
E 202C

Department Materials

Submit supplemental documents to department. Consult the department website for detailed instructions.

Fall 2020 Deadlines

Spring 2021 Deadlines

Contact Information

L. Robert Payne School of Hospitality & Tourism Management
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-4514

Campus Location: PSFA 436B

Tel: (619) 594-5110
Fax: (619) 594-4443

Department Website
[email protected]

Department Materials

Submit supplemental documents to department. Consult the department website for detailed instructions.

Fall 2020 Deadlines

Spring 2021 Deadlines

Contact Information

L. Robert Payne School of Hospitality & Tourism Management
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-4514

Campus Location: PSFA 436B

Tel: (619) 594-5110
Fax: (619) 594-4443

Department Website
[email protected]

Department Materials

Submit required department materials using the Program Application. Consult the department website for details.

Fall 2020 Deadlines

Spring 2021 Deadlines

Contact Information

School of Public Affairs
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-4505

Campus Location: PSFA 100

Tel: (619) 594-6224
Fax: (619) 594-1165

Department Website

Director

Sherry Ryan
(619) 594-4355
[email protected]
PSFA 101D

Department Materials

Submit SOPHAS application. Consult the department website for detailed instructions.

Fall 2020 Deadlines

Spring Deadlines

  • Not currently accepting applications for Spring semester

Contact Information

School of Public Health
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-4162

Campus Location: HT 119

Tel: (619) 594-6317
Fax: (619) 594-6112

Department Website

Adviser

Penelope "Jenny" Quintana
(619) 594-1688
[email protected]
HT 104

Admissions Coordinator

Brenda Fass-Holmes
(619) 594-4492
[email protected]
HH 129

Department Materials

Important message for International Students.

Submit supplemental documents to department. Consult the department website for details concerning required materials.

  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Applicant Essay
  • Resume

Fall 2020 Deadlines*

Spring 2021 Deadlines

*International applicants must apply and submit all required documents by April 1.

Contact Information

Center for Regulatory Science
College of Sciences
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-1010

Campus Location: GMCS 619

Tel: (619) 594-6030
Fax: (619) 594-6381

Department Website
[email protected]

Admission Coordinator

Ana Righellis
(619) 594-6030
[email protected]
GMCS 619

Department Materials

Submit required department materials using the Program Application. Consult the department website for details.

Fall 2020 Deadlines

Spring 2021 Deadlines

Contact Information

ARPE/Interwork Institute
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-1127

Campus Location: EBA 246

Tel: (619) 594-6406
Fax: (619) 594-4208

Department Website

Admissions Coordinator

Leesa Brockman
(619) 594-6115
[email protected]
EBA 246