Update on CBEST/CSET exams:

The Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) has recently approved additional pathways for students to demonstrate "basic skills" and "subject matter competency" (competencies previously demonstrated via CBEST/CSET/SMPP).  We are waiting for more guidance from the CTC regarding this amended law. We will update this announcement with additional guidelines as soon as they are made available to us. 

Please contact us if you have any questions regarding these updates. We are here to support you.


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Mandatory Credential Program Overview

To learn more about the Credential only and Combined Credential/Master's Programs and the application process, please attend one of our mandatory in-person overviews. We offer multiple overviews each month. Please see the overview calendar for dates, times and locations. Each overview is approximately 90 minutes. Attendees must attend the overview in full. We recommend parking in the  Eastside Parking Structure (EPS)PDF File   off of Folino drive. Two-hour parking permits may be purchased on the first floor of the parking structures.


Please visit our programs section to learn more

Overview Calendar

Overview meetings will be held online via Zoom.  The  Zoom linkOpens in new window   Opens in new window for the meeting is: https://fullerton.zoom.us/j/454564915

*If you do not have the Zoom application downloaded to your computer, you will be prompted to do so. You may want to take a few minutes ahead of the meeting to ensure the Zoom application is downloaded and working on your computer. 

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CSUF College of Education
P.O. Box 6868
Fullerton, CA 92831-6868


Department of Secondary Education
Phone: (657) 278-5591

Fax: (657) 278-5518              
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm