Application Process


We are looking for qualified RiSE applicants to join our last cohort for the Single Subject Credential pathway in math or science w/ the MA in Education, applications due March 1, 2019


Enrollment Process

Submit your Graduate Admissions Application here. Choose the correct semester, create an account & choose CSU Chico when applying.

Apply to the CSUC, School of Education through the online credential application (once you click on the online credential application link, please scroll down towards the middle of the page to start the online application & there are 15 sections that need to be completed & are listed below for your reference).


1. Personal Information - Based on your Cal State Apply information

2. Application Fee - $75 credential program application fee

3. Subject Competency - Verification of passing the CSET Exam in your subject area OR an official waiver form signed by a subject matter advisor.

4. Basic Skills - Verification of CBEST OR an approved alternative exam

5. Academic Work - Undergraduate Degree

6. Coursework - Prerequisites OR Approved Equivalencies 

7. Resume - One copy of your professional resumé

8. References - 3 Professional References 

9. Recommendation - Two confidential letters of recommendation

10. Disposition Form - Completed Candidate Disposition Form

11. Statements - School of Education Belief Statement and Experience Statement

12. TB Clearance - Verification of tuberculosis clearance (test within the last 3 years)

13. Cert of Clearance - Completed Request for Live Scan sheet for the Certificate of Clearance. Visit the Certificate of Clearance Information site, (Fingerprint & background verification). 

14. Additional Steps - This section includes the MA: Education Initial Writing Assessment link (reference section 3 on the MA: Education page), which is required for the RiSE Program/MA: Education blended pathway

15. Submit


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