The application to apply for admission to the Teacher Credential/MA program is an online application. Additional materials must be submitted in paper format. Information on 2020-2021 admissions will be updated this summer.
3. Apply online using the “Helpful Tips” below. The application cost is $105 for domestic or $125 for international and applicants submit payment by credit card at time of submission. Only credit card payment will be accepted for paying the application fee and must be submitted through the online application system.
4. Follow the Application Guide below to ensure that you submit a complete application. Please pay particular attention to the test documentation, classroom observation verification, and GPA requirements.
5. Upload unofficial transcripts. In the “Academic History” section of the online application you will see detailed instructions regarding how to upload your transcripts. Please follow them closely.
6. Supporting documents must be received in our office by the application deadline.
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A great way to learn more about the UC Davis Teacher Credential/M.A. program is by attending a Credential Information Session. Sessions are typically conducted August to June. Plan to park in Parking Lot 5 for Information Sessions (map is available under related links)! On-campus parking costs $9.00 per week day. Saturday it is FREE! For more information please visit the UC Davis Transportation Services website at http://taps.ucdavis.edu
Currently there are no sessions planned until September. Please check back in for future dates.
We offer online information sessions from time to time for those of you who live too far from the UC Davis campus. If you are interested in this option, please complete our Interest Form.
During our information sessions we will discuss the following topics:
Credential & Masters Program
What the UC Davis Teacher Education values and how our program incorporates these values
Why you should consider the UC Davis program
How Student Teaching works
When the year starts and when you will earn your credential
The benefits of completing your Masters degree and how our program allows you to earn your teaching credential and Masters of Arts in Education in less than two years
Prerequisites and Testing Information
How to meet the requirements
Which prerequisites to prioritize
What tests to take and when
When are the deadlines to apply
How to have a class reviewed to see if it is equivalent
How to have your G.P.A. evaluated
What to do if prerequisites can’t be met by application deadline
Attend a session!
To reserve your space or request more information about the a session, please email email@example.com. Although an RSVP is not required, the info session date, time, or location can change. For this reason, please check back on the website the morning of an information session to confirm. If you have submitted an RSVP we will notify you of any changes.
Unless otherwise noted all sessions are held in the School of Education Building Room 174.
Your submitted application will be reviewed for completeness based upon the Application Checklist and submission of all required supporting documents.
The admission committee supports equal opportunity and seeks to enroll a diverse class of highly motivated students.
Qualified applicants will be invited for an interview. When making a recommendation, faculty consider both the application and interview on the following factors: is testing complete, public school classroom observation hours are satisfied, written application responses are of high quality, and that applicants possess a solid understanding of working with diverse populations and bring much to the profession.
The School of Education will issue a recommendation to Graduate Studies for admission or denial.
You will receive an email from Graduate Studies regarding admission. If accepted, follow the directions in the email from Graduate Studies to complete the Statement of Intent to Register (SIR).