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Department of Education

SED Admission Requirements

1) BA/BS degree or 4/5 complete

2) GPA = 2.67 overall or 2.75 for last 60 semester units

Low-GPA appeals process available - please see application for details

3) Subject Matter Departmental Review

4) 45 hours of early fieldwork Observation and Participation in

secondary classrooms - completed prior to the application

          deadline on February 1st.

5) CBEST (California Basic Educational Skills Test)

6) Computer competency: EDUC 285 at HSU, equivalent

course at another college or university (i.e., EDUC 120 at College of the Sequoias), or pass the CSET: Preliminary Education Technology exam (info at Testing Center or www.cset.nesinc.com)

7) Character Clearance: Certificate of Clearance application

and live scan fingerprinting. Remember, after you get your fingerprints scanned at a police station, you will need to go online to the CTC website to complete the Certificate of Clearance application process. When the process is complete, the CTC will send you an e-mail confirmation with your Certificate of Clearance Document Number.

You can watch a narrated presentation that provides an orientation to the admission process.

You can watch a narrated walk-through of the admission guide here.

The Admission Guide (PDF) is available here.

You can watch a narrated walk-through of the application here.

The Application (PDF) is available here.


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