Admissions Application and Materials
The deadline for Fall 2013 admissions has been extended to June 15, 2013. All required materials must be received by the Division of Graduate Studies and the Gerontology Program by June 15, 2013.
- Gerontology Program Application
- Gerontology Program Reference Form and Instructions
- Graduate Division Master's Application
Thank you for your interest in the Master of Arts in Gerontology program at San Francisco State University. We are currently accepting applicants for the Fall 2013 semester. Please submit your application as soon as possible. Please note that the application procedure involves the submission of two application packages: one to the Gerontology Program and one to the Graduate Division of the University. The application to the university should be submitted, along with transcripts, as soon as possible.
How to Apply to the Gerontology Program:
Submit the completed department application, along with a statement of purpose for pursuing the M.A. in Gerontology, three letters of recommendation, and copies of unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities to the address below. The program application may be filled out online, then printed.
SFSU Gerontology Program
MA Admissions Committee
1600 Holloway Avenue, HSS 227
San Francisco, CA 94132-4151
The California State University Graduate application is online only. Two copies of official transcripts from all colleges and universities should be sent to the address below. Be sure to include the $55.00 processing fee with this material. Please submit your application materials for the Fall 2013 semester by June 15, 2013.
Once we have received both the program application package and the evaluation of your CSU application from the Graduate Division, we will review your file and notify you of your admission status. It has been our experience that the university application process may be lengthy and the program may not know of your admission status until the beginning of the semester. In addition, as part of the evaluation process, applicants will be personally interviewed by one of the Gerontology Program faculty. Please keep in touch with us to ensure the smooth and timely processing of your application.
Thank you again for your interest in the Gerontology Program. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions regarding the application materials. We look forward to working with you.