Application Prerequisites

Pre-Professional Experience

A minimum of 40 total hours are required. 20 hours are due by the application deadline. 20 hours are due by the start of the program.
Submit your hours via email to Pre-professional Coordinator, Katie Blackwell, kblackwell@ucsb.edu.
Please view our Application Handbook for more information.

Basic Skills Requirement

Pass the CBEST or complete one of the 4 other options for fulfilling the Basic Skills Requirement.
A passing score on the basic skills requirement is required by the application deadline.
Please view our Application Handbook for more information.

Subject Matter Requirement

Take the CSETs for your subject or complete an undergraduate subject matter waiver program.
CSETs must be taken before the application deadline. CSETs must be passed before the start of the program. Please contact the TEP Office (tepapp@education.ucsb.edu) if you run into scheduling conflicts.
Please view our Application Handbook for more information and a listing of which tests to take.
 

Testing Resources
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