Take the first step toward a rewarding career. 

What’s required for admissions?

  • Application and $50 fee. Apply online
  • Statement of your professional goals and resume, included with your application
  • Baccalaureate degree in any major (except professional education) from a regionally accredited institution of higher education
  • Registration for the California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST) (or an alternative option for the Basic Skills Requirement (BSR) approved by the CTC).
  • Registration for the California Subject Examination for Teachers (CSET) Exam. Note: Passing score required before a student may enroll in Instructional Design.
  • One official copy of transcripts from all colleges/universities attended. Mail official transcripts to KSOE, PMB 4350, Moraga, CA 94575-4350
  • Three letters of recommendation from professionals who can evaluate your potential to be a teacher
  • Evidence of health insurance (and/or a signed waiver) 
  • Results of a tuberculin test (within the last four years)
  • BSR and CSET passing scores recommended before entering the program


Schedule an appointment:

Learn more before you apply by attending an Information Session or meeting with an admissions counselor.  Schedule an appointment yourself with Chris Junsay, Admissions Coordinator. He is available to connect with you in person or by phone.


Important note:

All applicants must have a Certificate of Clearance (or the equivalent) issued by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC), or an application pending, before being admitted to the program.