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Teacher Preparation Program Application

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To apply for the Teacher Preparation Program, you will need to prepare a variety of materials to help us assess your qualifications.
Be sure to review the Admission Requirements for detailed information on materials you will be asked to upload during the application process.

Required uploads:

  • Statement of Purpose (2)

  • Certificate of Clearance issued by the CTC

These are an optional upload or you can bring them with you to your interview:

  • CBEST or equivalent -- Basic Skills Competency

  • CSET -- Subject Matter Competency (you may bring proof of registering for one or more of the exams if you do not yet have passing scores)

  • Pre-program field experience verification

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Questions?

Please email us if you have any questions regarding the application process (lreimer@ucmerced.edu).

Next Steps!

After reviewing your submitted application, you will be contacted within 3 – 5 business days.

 

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Approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC).