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Admissions

The staff in the Admission department of the School of Education and Counseling Psychology use their knowledge to provide you with guidance to make the application process smooth. Our graduate and professional applicants pursue MA degrees in Counseling Psychology, Counseling, Teacher Education, and Educational Leadership.

The School is committed to maintaining a strong, vibrant, and diverse community. We recognize that social justice, multiculturalism, and diversity are important values for our students and faculty, and as a result, we seek to attract people from all types of backgrounds who are bold, independent, and creative thinkers. Our excellent staff facilitate the admission application process, dissemination of program information, and awarding of scholarships

Before you apply, review your program’s Application Requirements. Complete applications submitted by the priority deadline will receive priority consideration for scholarships, including the SEMILLA Fellowship program.

If you have questions about the application process, please feel contact us at the Graduate Admissions Office or call us at 408-551-3422.

Admissions Deadlines

Teacher Education Programs

Term

Start Date

Priority Deadline

Final Application Deadline

Fall 2018

September 17, 2018

June 4, 2018

July 25, 2018

Winter 2019

January 7, 2019

September 1, 2018

October 15, 2018

Summer 2019

June 17, 2019

February 1, 2019

April 1, 2019

 

Educational Leadership Programs

Term

Start Date

Priority Deadline

Final Application Deadline

Fall 2018

September 17, 2018

June 4, 2018

July 25, 2018

Winter 2019

January 7, 2019

August 1, 2018

December 1, 2018

Spring 2019

April 1, 2019

December 1, 2018

March 1, 2019

Summer 2019

June 17, 2019

February 1, 2019

May 15, 2019

 

Counseling and Counseling Psychology Programs

Term

Start Date

Priority Deadline

Final Application Deadline

Fall 2018

September 17, 2018

June 4, 2018

July 25, 2018

Winter 2019

January 7, 2019

September 1, 2018

October 15, 2018

Spring 2019

April 1, 2019

December 1, 2018

February 1, 2019

Summer 2019

June 17, 2019

February 1, 2019

April 1, 2018

Please note the following:

MATTC candidates applying to the 1-year program track (beginning in the Summer Term) must satisfy the Basic Skills and Subject Matter Competence Requirements by June 4, 2018. 

Decisions will typically be released within a month after the indicated application review date. Applications for the ExCEL program must be submitted no later than February 1, 2018.

Please indicate your interest in the ExCEL program within your online MATTC application.

Decisions will typically be released within a month after the indicated application review date. 

An application is considered complete and ready for admissions review only when all the required application materials have been received by the Admissions Office.

Applications completed after a round's deadline will be reviewed in the following round.

Applications completed after the final deadline for the indicated term will only be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Decisions will typically be released within a month after the indicated application review date.

An application is considered complete and ready for admissions review only when all the required application materials have been received by the Admissions Office.

Applications completed after a round's deadline will be reviewed in the following round.

Applications completed after the final deadline for the indicated term will only be reviewed on a space-available basis. 

 

 Tuition and Fees:

Application charge (Payment should be sent with each application form and is not refundable. Non-degree students pay this fee once, at the initial application.)    $50
2017 to 2018 Tuition, per quarter unit    $607
2018 to 2019 Tuition, per quarter unit    $630
Graduate Student Associate Fee (per quarter)    $40
Late registration Fee    $100
Course Drop/Swap Fee (per course)    $50
Late Payment Fee    $100
Student Health Insurance (annual)    $2,805