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Initial Teaching Credential Programs Admissions

How to Apply

Applying to the School of Education is a two-part process. Part one of the application process is to apply to CSUSM. This is through a system called Cal State Apply.  Part two of the application is the Supplemental Application to the School of Education.

Supplemental Applications will be accepted beginning January 15, 2018.  Priority deadline is March 15, 2018 for the Multiple, Single and Middle Level Credential programs.  Concurrent Multiple Subject -Education Specialist Credential program priorty deadline is May 11,  2018. Education Specialist Add-On Credential program priority deadline is May 25, 2018. 

Admission into programs leading to licensure and credentialing does not guarantee that students will obtain a license or credential. Licensure and credentialing requirements are set by agencies that are not controlled by or affiliated with the CSU and requirements can change at any time. For example, licensure or credentialing requirements can include evidence of the right to work in the United States (e.g., social security number or tax payer identification number) or successfully passing a criminal background check. Students are responsible for determining whether they can meet licensure or credentialing requirements. The CSU will not refund tuition, fees, or any associated costs, to students who determine subsequent to admission that they cannot meet licensure or credentialing requirements. 

Information concerning licensure and credentialing requirements are available from:
CEHHS Student Services
333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road
San Marcos, CA  92096-0001

Fall 2018 Cycle Application Deadlines:

Initial Credential Programs
Fall 2018 Admissions is now open from January 15 - March 15, 2018. 

MAEd & Advanced Credentials
Fall 2018 Admissions is now open from January 15 - May 31, 2018.