The Department of Special Education at San Francisco State University offers programs that prepare special educators to enter professional practice in today’s increasingly multicultural and multilingual society. Candidates seeking careers in programs for people with disabilities in schools, clinics, hospitals and community agencies will find a range of options at SF State.

Important Deadlines

Special Education Admission Deadlines:

  • Fall admissions - April 1 
  • Spring admissions - November 1

Scholarship Deadlines

Monday through Thursday – 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Friday – office staff works remotely

Lunch Hour:  12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Email: sped@sfsu.edu

Telephone: (415) 338-1161

Location: Burk Hall 156

Special Education Spotlight

Department of Special Education - Why Choose Us

About Our Department

The Department of Special Education at SF State is the largest and most comprehensive department of special education in California.

Why should you choose our program?