2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    May 28, 2024  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Education, Teaching Specialization, MS

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Admission Requirements

Master of Science in Education Admission Requirements

Admission standards for graduate studies at California Baptist University can be found in the Admissions section of the University Catalog. Specific admission requirements for the graduate program in Education are listed below. Individuals applying to the teaching credential program have additional application requirements as outlined under Admission and Screening Procedures for Teacher Credential Candidates.

  1. Grade Point Average
    • A minimum 3.0 GPA for unconditional admission and a minimum 2.75 GPA for conditional admission
    • Applicants who do not meet the minimum GPA may be considered for admission with the presentation of a minimum combined score of 300 on the verbal and quantitative sections of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or a passing score on the California Subject Examination for Teachers (CSET)
  2. Three Recommendations, completed on forms provided, from professional sources who can address your potential for success. Family members and friends may not complete recommendations
  3. Comprehensive Essay of at least 500 words that includes the following elements:
    • Purpose for entering the program
    • Why you are suited to be an educator
    • Reasons for choosing to study at California Baptist University
  4. Acceptance by the director of the graduate program

Program Requirements (33 units)

Specialization Requirements

Complete twenty one (21) additional units from the following:*

*Students who wish to pursue a preliminary teaching credential should select specialization courses which apply to the preliminary single or multiple subject credential. Admission requirements for the credential program are additional to those for the degree.

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