Application Forms





1600 Holloway Ave.
Burk Hall, Rm 524
San Francisco,
CA 94132

General inquiries:

(415) 338 - 2005

Admission inquiries:



Application Dos and Donts


  •          There is no longer MSC departmental application, so please submit Cal State Apply online by the January 15th deadline. 

  •          Read over the instructions carefully. If you have questions about the contents of the application, please read the instructions again. If the answers to your questions can be found within the contents of the application material, we will refer you back to the application.

  •          Find 2 recommenders; Only 2 reference letters are accepted.

  •          Request your volunteer site for verification (Optional. PDF or MF Word format). The form is available (click the tab above).

  •          Take the GRE by the 1st week in December.

  •          Mail or drop off your check or money order (application professing fee) to the Department of Counseling directly

  •          If necessary, email a copies of the syllabi for prerequisites that are not pre-approved by the department

  •      Follow the instruction of Cal State Apply to upload following:

                                    Statement of Purpose, Resume, Unofficial transcripts, GRE unofficial score



P         Do not wait until January to sign up to take the GRE. You will not receive your scores in time for the application deadline if you choose to take the GRE past early December.

P         Do not wait until January 15 to submit your applications.


  Instruction (updated) PDF *please read it first!



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