Preliminary Teaching Credential

Single-Subject and Multiple-Subject

Admission Process

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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, 2018
Extended to August 1, 2018

Spring Term

November 1, 2018

Summer Term April 1, 2018
  1. Call to schedule an admission appointment at (805) 493-3325
  2. Complete Application online at
  3. $25.00 Online Application fee
  4. Official transcripts from all 4-year colleges and universities attended and any graduate work
  5. Personal Statement
  6. Two (2) Recommendation Forms
  7. Petition to Waive the GRE Requirement
  8. Verification of CBEST registration or passing of Basic Skills Requirement
  9. Verification of CSET registration (minimum one subtest) or passing of Subject Matter
  10. State issued Certificate of Clearance
  11. Current negative TB test