- Application and $50 fee. Apply online.
- Statement of objectives and professional goals: Tell us why you’re interested in this program.
- One official transcript from each college or university attended (unofficial copies may be embedded in your application and will act as placeholders until original transcripts are received).
- Scanned copies of all your credentials. You must possess a baccalaureate degree and one of the following valid California Clear Credentials:
- Designated Subjects Teaching Credential (Single Subject, Multiple Subject, Special Education, etc.)
- Pupil Personnel Services
- Health Services
- Library Media Teacher Services, or
- Clinical or Rehabilitative Services
- Proof of:
- Four years of teaching experience with a clear teaching credential. (Must have five years by the end of the credential program.)
- Also allowed is five years successful, full-time experience in the fields of pupil personnel, school nurse, teacher librarian, or speech-language pathology or clinical or rehabilitative services in a public school, or a private school of equivalent status, located in California and/or another state.
- A combination of both prior points. Verification is provided in a letter on district or site/school letterhead signed by the candidate's employer/building administrator. The letter needs to verify term of employment, title, brief description of the position, and whether employed full or part time or the equivalent FTE.
- Three current letters of recommendation (uploaded to your application directly by your recommenders). Letters of recommendation must be received for your file to be deemed complete and ready for review; however, they DO NOT need to be received by admissions prior to submitting your application.
- Satisfactory completion of the Basic Skills Requirement (BSR), often satisfied with the CBEST.
- A current tuberculosis test clearance report (test taken within last four years).
- Proof of Insurance and/or the signed waiver (embedded in Application).
- Interview with the program director (after all documents are submitted).
Benefits, Tuition, and Fees
Please refer to our section on financial aid.
Periodic in-person meetings on campus, averaging one Saturday per month • Guaranteed availability for every course, every term • Flexible online learning that accommodates your schedule • Attentive and encouraging professors
|Application fee||$50 (non-refundable)|
|Tuition||$25,560 (24 units, $1,065/unit)|
|Tuition deposit||$250 (non-refundable)|
|Technology fee||$500 (one-time)|
|Books||$100 per course (average)|
|Course materials fee||$50 for the program (approximately)|
|Prior learning assessment fee||$300 per experiential learning essay submitted for evaluation (optional)|