You are eligible* to apply for the California Pre-Doctoral Program if you are:

  • an SF State junior, senior or master's student;
  • enrolled in a degree-seeking program (as opposed to a certificate program);
  • interested in pursuing a research doctorate and teaching at the college or university level;
  • a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, AB540 or undocumented student;
  • who will be enrolled at least one unit of the Fall semester of the next academic year.

*Please note that CSU students in Ed.D. programs are ineligible for this program.