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Credential Admissions

New Fee effective Fall 2015

Beginning with Fall 2015 admission students will be required to pay a $300 fee for the edTPA. Read more.

..To Do List...

items needed when applying to SDSU's Credential program

1. Create an account in the Online Supplementary Program application.

2. Apply to SDSU for Graduate Admission

3. Complete the following pre-requisite courses: (see list of approved equivalents)

  • ED 451___
  • TE 280___
  • Math 210 (Multiple Subject only)___
  • SPED 450___

4. Basic Skills Requirement (CBEST)

5. Subject Matter Competency

6. Apply for a Certificate of Clearance or Emergency Teaching Permit

7. Add information to the online supplementary program application

8. Complete an Early Field Experience

9. Write Personal Narrative

10. Complete the Documentation for Student Teaching (Single subject only)

11. Identify two references—get  email addresses

12. Obtain a copy of negative TB test

13. Finish, review, and submit online supplementary program application


Group interviews will be held in Early March and April.

Please be aware that there are additional exit requirement steps involved.


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Deadline Information

Fall 2016 
Credential Programs
Both Applications are required 

CSU Mentor Application:
Opens October 1, 2015
Deadline: March 1, 2016 

All students must complete this application by this deadline. No exceptions.

Supplementary Program Application:
Priority deadline: January 28, 2016
If you apply by this date you will know about your admission by March 31, 2016
Final deadline: March 15, 2016
If you apply by this date you will know about your admission by May 15, 2016