Mild to Moderate Support Needs or Extensive Support Needs

How to Apply


Admission decisions for regular graduate standing are based on a review of the following materials in the candidate's file:

Priority Application Deadlines
Fall Term July 1
Spring Term

November 1

Summer Term March 15

Fall Admission priority application deadline for Cal Lutheran undergraduate students with foundations courses completed is May 1st.

Application Requirements:
  1. Schedule a Graduate Program Advisement with an admission counselor
  2. Complete Application online at
  3. Two (2) Recommendation Forms
  4. CTC issued certificate/permit/credential
  5. Personal Statement
  6. $30.00 Online Application Fee
  7. Official transcripts from all regionally accredited colleges and universities attended and any graduate work. Official transcripts must be ordered and sent directly to Cal Lutheran via certified e-transcript or mail. We recommend e-transcript if available at your institution.

       By email:                                                                          By mail:

       If a selection list is available please choose:            California Lutheran University
       California Lutheran University                                     60 W. Olsen Road, #2200
       or use the following email address                            Thousand Oaks, CA 91360-2700
       for direct entry:

Credential Requirements:

Upon admission, the following documents need to be brought to your required advisement with the Credential Analyst within two weeks of receipt of your admission letter

  1. Current negative TB test
  2. Basic Skills Requirement
  3. Verification of CSET registration (minimum one subtest) or passing of Subject Matter

*This program is not available for international applicants.