How to Apply - Teaching Credential

How to Apply

The online application for 2022-2023 admissions is now CLOSED. The 2023-24 application cycle will open in late September/early October of 2022. Please check our website during summer for more updates. 

Application Submission Process 22-23 handout

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.

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 Application Guide document below while completing your online application!       

5. Upload unofficial transcripts and supporting documents.

  •  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.
  •  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.  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, Basic Skills, and Subject Matter documentation is received. 

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