How to Apply

How do I apply?

Step 1:   In order to be considered for CAD PATH, students must apply to SF State and the Child and Adolescent Major with an Early Childhood Emphasis.  Students should follow the Cal State Apply Deadlines and be sure to apply by the fall deadline, November 30th.

Step 2:  Attend an informational session. The CAD PATH program will be hosting 2 informational sessions this Spring semester:

  • PATH Info Session #1: Thursday, March 29th, 2018; 5:30 – 7:00pm; Library 244
  • PATH Info Session #2: Monday, April 16th, 2018; 5:30 – 7:00pm; Library 244

At the event we will go over the benefits of joining the PATH program and how to be eligible for the program. To ensure you have a spot at the event & to receive updates about the event, please RSVP by clicking HERE. If you are unable to attend, but would like to know more information about the PATH program, please fill out the RSVP form to let us know

Step 3:   Students must fill out an application to the PATH program by April 30th, 2018.  Applications are available on-line using the following link:

Step 4:   Upon applying to the CAD PATH program, all applicants will be asked to meet with our academic counselor to review transcripts and PATH eligibility.