The application to apply for admission to the Teacher
Credential/MA program is an online
application. Please consult the
Application Submission Process handout below
about timing and how to submit additional supporting documents.
2. Complete the Prerequisites.
Please pay particular attention to the test documentation and
timing, classroom observation verification, and GPA requirements.
3. NOTE: If you are
an international student, please review the website
information located here
or contact UC Davis Services for International
Students and Scholars (SISS) if you have questions
about obtaining a visa.
Apply online. The application cost is $135
for domestic or $155 for international and
applicants submit payment by credit card at time of
submission (see below for information on the
Application Fee Fellowship). 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 Application Guide document
below while completing your online application!
The Teacher Education Program recognizes the financial burden the
graduate application fee represents for many students, particular
students from underrepresented communities. For the academic year
2024-2025 we are offering an Application Fee
Fellowship that, if awarded, would pay the
application fee for the Credential/MA Program during this year’s
admission cycle. If you would like to be considered for
this fellowship, please do not formally submit your online
graduate application and pay the application fee before applying
for this fellowship.
** Please note:
We are unable to reimburse
applicants who submit their online application and pay the
application fee themselves.
The fee fellowship has no bearing on whether or not you
will be accepted into the Credential/MA program.
Priority will be given to:
Applicants who are any of the following:
First Generation graduate students
Interested in pursuing a Bilingual Authorization
Interested in teaching in high need subject areas
(Agriculture, English, Math, Science, Social Science,
Application Fee Fellowship Process: CLOSED
For those who applied by the December 3 deadline,
please wait for notification of the
decision regarding your Fee Fellowship
application before submitting
your online graduate application. We expect to have decisions by
If you have any questions, please refer to the website
or contact Admissions Coordinator, Tracy Falk, at email@example.com.
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
Supporting Documents: Once an
application is submitted you will receive further directions
from Graduate Studies on uploading supporting documents.
You will need to provide either evidence of meeting the
requirement or registration to test.
Your application will not be considered complete
until your Transcripts, Classroom Experience/Observation, Basic
Skills, and Subject Matter documentation is
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