Take the first step toward a rewarding career.

What’s required to apply?

  • Application and $50 fee. Apply online.
  • Statement of professional goals and resume included with your application
  • A baccalaureate degree in any major (except education) from a regionally accredited institution of higher education
  • Registration for the California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST) Exam (or an alternative option for the Basic Sills Requirement (BSR) approved by the CTC). A passing score is required before a student may enroll in Supervised Teaching II. (Register online)
  • BSR and CSET (California Subject Examination for Teachers) passing scores recommended before entering the program
  • One official copy of transcripts from all colleges or universities attended - Please send transcripts to KSOE, PMB 4350, Moraga, CA 94575-4350
  • Photocopies of all your credentials
  • 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)


Schedule an appointment:

Learn more before you apply by attending an information session or meeting with an admissions counselor. Please call to schedule an appointment: 925.631.4700.


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.