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Admission requirements

  • Application and fee. Apply online.
  • A baccalaureate degree in any major from a regionally accredited institution of higher education
  • Verification of Basic Skills Requirement (BSR) approved by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC)
  • Subject Matter Competency Requirement can be met with proof of registration and subsequent passing of the California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET) Multiple Subject subtests I,II and III.
  • One official copy of transcripts from all colleges or universities attended.  Mail official transcripts to KSOE, PMB 4350, Moraga, CA 94575-4350 
  • Statement of professional goals and resume included with your application
  • Three current letters of recommendation from professionals who can evaluate your potential to be a teacher
  • Evidence of health insurance or a signed waiver
  • Results of a tuberculin test (within the last two years)
  • Interview with Program Director

Prior to program start

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.

Application Deadline

To view a list of program application deadlines, click here. Applications are accepted year round however priority deadlines must be met to be considered for admission scholarships.

Tuition & Financial Aid

To view tuition rates for the 2021-2022 academic year, click here. Financial aid is available to most students. Click here to learn more about the program costs and financial aid.

Foreign transcripts and International students

Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees, and other relevant documents by one of the approved CTC organizations for admittance into the program. International students have additional admission requirements.

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