How to Apply - Teaching Credential

How to Apply

The online application for 2020-2021 admissions is CLOSED. Please check back during summer for any updates.

Application Guide 2020-2021

The application to apply for admission to the Teacher Credential/MA program is an online application. Please consult the Application Guide about timing and how to submit additional supporting documents.

1. Know the Deadlines.

2. Complete the Prerequisites. Please pay particular attention to the test documentation and timing, classroom observation verification, and GPA requirements.

3. NOTE: We recommend that all international students applying to our program contact the UC Davis Services for International Students and Scholars (SISS) for clarification on the ability to obtain a Visa.  

SISS webpage: 

Contact Information:

4. Apply online. The application cost is $120 for domestic or $140 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. Please refer to the Helpful Tips below while completing your application!                                                 

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.  Directions are also available in an email from Graduate Studies or here.

6.  Upload supporting documents.  Please watch for an email from Graduate Studies with directions on this process.  It is sent to you once you submit your online application.  Your application will not be considered complete until your Basic Skills, Subject Matter, and classroom observation documentation is received. 

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