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Department of Education

EED Admission Requirements

Applications for the 2011-2012 academic year can be downloaded here.

Applications are due by February 15th for admission the following fall.

  • BA/BS degree or 4/5 complete
  • GPA = 2.67 overall or 2.75 for last 60 semester units
    Low-GPA appeals process available
    • 2 additional letters of recommendation must be from university faculty
    • Complete timed writing at Testing Center
    • Turn in complete application by Feb. 1; no extensions
  • Subject Matter Competency: pass the CSET Multiple Subjects Exam and the CBEST (or CSET: Writing Skills Test) by August 1, the year you enter the program.
  • View HSU's CSET Test Prep Power Point : After clicking on the link, a dialogue box will pop up. Select "Open" to view the Power Point Presentation.
  • 45 hours of early fieldwork observation/participation at least begun prior to Feb. 15 (the application deadline) and completed by April 30.
  • Computer competency: EDUC 285 at HSU or an equivalent course or pass Preliminary Education Technology (info at Testing Center or www.cset.nesinc.com).
  • College of Sequoias also offers an equivalent online course titled EDUC 120. This is an all-online course that meets the computer competency requirement.
  • Character Clearance: Fingerprinting done and cleared by obtaining a Certificate of Clearance through the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Additional information is available in the Admission Guide (PDF) and at orientation meetings .


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