M.A. in Educational Administration Admission

Program Admission

Eligibility Criteria

Preliminary/Tier 1

Spring 2021 deadline for application is Oct. 1, 2020
Only a Cal State Apply application is needed for this program.
Cal State Apply link - www2.calstate.edu/apply


  • A valid California Professional Clear Teaching Credential or equivalent.
  • A minimum of two years of successful teaching experiences with the Professional Clear Teaching Credential or equivalent.
  • Positive recommendations from two people, including one from the current school principal.
  • Demonstrated Leadership Potential, verified by an administrator.
  • Personal Statement
  • Passed CBEST
  • Passed Writing Proficiency Exam or equivalent verification of writing proficiency, such as a CBEST writing score of 41 or better or an acceptable alternative by petition.


M.A. in Educational Administration & Preliminary Administrative Service Credential