Advanced Certificates

Advanced Certificates are offered at the San Diego campus (SDSU) and through SDSU Global Campus (SDSU GC).

How to Apply

  1. Apply to the university through Cal State Apply.
  2. Submit required documents to Graduate Admissions.
  3. Submit department required materials. Please review individual program requirements for more details.

Review more detailed instructions on how to apply on the Graduate I Want to Apply web page. If you are a graduate applicant who will study in the U.S. on an F-1 Visa, review the International Graduate I Want to Apply web page. Please note advanced certificate programs are not eligible for issuance of an 1-20 to request an F-1 visa.

Department Materials

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

Fall 2024 Deadlines

Contact Information

School of Music and Dance
Campus Location: M 112

Advisor

Todd Rewoldt
[email protected]

Admissions Coordinator

Shirley Valencia-Gutierrez
[email protected]

Department Materials

Consult the department website for details.

Fall 2024 Deadlines

Contact Information

Department of Special Education
Campus Location: NE 70

Advisor

Laura Hall
[email protected]

For detailed instructions on the application process, including deadlines, please visit the Global Campus website.

Department Materials

Consult the department website for details concerning required materials.

Fall 2024 Deadlines

Contact Information

Department of English and Comparative Literature
Campus Location: AL 226

[email protected]

Admission Advisor

Lashon Daley
[email protected]

Admission Coordinator

Mary Garcia
[email protected]

Department Materials

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

Fall 2024 Deadlines

Contact Information

ARPE/Interwork Institute
Campus Location: EBA 246

Department Materials

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

Fall 2024 Deadlines

Contact Information

Department of Administration, Rehabilitation and Postsecondary Education
Campus Location: EBA 246

Advisor

Charles Degeneffe
[email protected] 

Admissions Coordinator

Kim Danh
[email protected] 

Department Materials

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

Fall 2024 Deadlines

Contact Information

Fowler College of Business
Campus Location: EBA 448

[email protected]

Department Materials

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

Fall 2024 Deadlines

Contact Information

Fowler College of Business
Campus Location: EBA 448

[email protected]

Department Materials

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

Fall 2024 Deadlines*

*Admissions priority will be given to those who submit the Cal State Apply application by February 1. Please review the department website for further details.

Contact Information

School of Journalism & Media Studies Graduate Admissions
Campus Location: PSFA 361

Advisor

Minjuan Wang
[email protected]

Department Materials

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

Fall 2024 Deadlines

Contact Information

Dual Language and English Learner Education
Campus Location: EBA 214

Advisor

Tamara Collins-Parks
[email protected]

Department Materials

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

Fall 2024 Deadlines

Contact Information

Department of Child and Family Development
Campus Location: EBA 403

Admissions Coordinator

[email protected]

Department Materials

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

Fall 2024 Deadlines

Contact Information

Dual Language and English Learner Education
Campus Location: EBA 214

Advisor

Tamara Collins-Parks
[email protected]

Department Materials

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

Fall 2024 Deadlines

Contact Information

Fowler College of Business
Campus Location: EBA 448

[email protected]

Department Materials

Consult the department website for details about the program.

Fall 2024 Deadlines

Contact Information

Department of Political Science
Campus Location: NH 126

Graduate Advisor

Kristen Maher
[email protected]

Department Materials

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

Fall 2024 Deadlines*

*Admissions priority will be given to those who submit the Cal State Apply application by February 1. Please review the department website for further details.

Contact Information

School of Journalism & Media Studies Graduate Admissions
Campus Location: PSFA 361

Advisor

Minjuan Wang
[email protected]

Department Materials

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

Fall 2024 Deadlines

Contact Information

Fowler College of Business
Campus Location: EBA 448

[email protected]

Department Materials

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

Fall 2024 Deadlines*

*Admission priority will be given to students who submit their application and all materials by February 15. Review the department website for additional information.

Contact Information

LGBTQ+ Studies
Campus Location: AL 346

Advisor

Marie Draz
[email protected]

Admissions Coordinator

Women's Studies
[email protected]

For detailed instructions on the application process, including deadlines, please visit the Global Campus website.

Department Materials

Submit programs application. Consult the department website for details concerning required materials.

Fall 2024 Deadlines

Contact Information

Department of Administration, Rehabilitation and Postsecondary Education
Campus Location: EBA 246

Advisor

Charles Degeneffe
[email protected] 

Admissions Coordinator

Kim Danh
[email protected] 

Department Materials

Consult the department website for details concerning required materials.

Fall 2024 Deadlines

Contact Information

School of Public Health
Campus Location: HT 119

Advisor

Penelope "Jenny" Quintana
[email protected]

Admissions Coordinator

Brenda Fass-Holmes
[email protected]

For detailed instructions on the application process, including deadlines, please visit the Global Campus website.

Department Materials

Consult the department website for details about the program.

Fall 2024 Deadlines

Contact Information

Department of Political Science
Campus Location: NH 126

Graduate Advisor

Kristen Maher
[email protected]

Admission Coordinator

Elizabeth Luitje
[email protected] 

For detailed instructions on the application process, including deadlines, please visit the Global Campus website.

For detailed instructions on the application process, including deadlines, please visit the Global Campus website.

Department Materials

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

Fall 2024 Deadlines

Contact Information

ARPE/Interwork Institute
Campus Location: EBA 246

Advisor

Toni Saia
[email protected]

For detailed instructions on the application process, including deadlines, please visit the Global Campus website.

Department Materials

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

Fall 2024 Deadlines

Contact Information

Department of Counseling and School Psychology
Campus Location: NE 179

[email protected]

Department Materials

Consult the department website for details concerning required materials.

Fall 2024 Deadlines

  • Not currently accepting applications for fall semester

Contact Information

School of Social Work
Campus Location: HH 119

Advisor

Kellie Scott
[email protected]

Admissions Coordinator

Kristen Frelke
[email protected] 

Department Materials

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

Fall 2024 Deadlines

  • Not currently accepting applications for fall semester

Contact Information

Department of Administration, Rehabilitation and Postsecondary Education
Campus Location: EBA 246

Advisor

Mari Guillermo
[email protected]

Department Materials

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

Fall 2024 Deadlines

Contact Information

Fowler College of Business
Campus Location: EBA 448

[email protected]

Department Materials

Consult the department website for details concerning required materials.

Fall 2024 Deadlines

Contact Information

Department of Linguistics and Asian/Middle Eastern Languages
Campus Location: SHW 214

Advisor

Eniko Csomay
[email protected]

Admissions Coordinator

Yasmine Panahi
[email protected]

Department Materials

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

Fall 2024 Deadlines

Contact Information

Rhetoric and Writing Studies
Campus Location: SHW 141

Advisor

Jenny Shephard
[email protected]

Admissions Coordinator

Isaac Castillo
[email protected] 

For detailed instructions on the application process, including deadlines, please visit the Global Campus website.

Department Materials

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

Fall 2024 Deadlines

Contact Information

Department of Women's Studies
Campus Location: AL 346
[email protected]

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