Step 1: Apply to the University through Cal State Apply
Once you apply to the university through Cal State Apply you will be given a CIN number; you need this CIN in order to submit a credential program application.
Step 2: Complete your Credential Application
Complete all required sections of your credential program application including:
Philosophy of Education Statement
Two Letters of Recommendation
Pay a $65 Admission and Credential Application Fee before submitting the application
Applicants to our credential programs will find the tab labeled “Payment” in the credential program application.
Step 3: Mail Official Transcripts to Cal State LA
Please send official transcripts (Submitting Transcripts/Test Scores to Admissions) from all universities, except Cal State LA, you attended as an undergraduate or post-baccalaureate student. You must mail or deliver transcripts to:
Cal State LA Admissions Office
c/o GRADUATE ADMISSIONS
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032
Please click here for information on California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) Guidelines for Foreign Transcript Evaluation. Currently Cal State L.A. is only using International Education Research Foundation, Inc. Credentials Evaluation Service (IERF) for international transcript review