Special Education University Intern Entrance Requirements
Graduate/Post baccalaureate application to the
Admissions & Records Office.
Submit a Preliminary
Application to the Special Education Program with the
Check or money order for $55.00 payable
Three letters of
recommendation on official letterhead.
All copies of college
transcripts with degree posted.
Copy of passing California
Basic Education Skills Test (CBEST) card and scores.
Verification of subject
matter competence—submit copy of scores or current
credential. Note: Effective fall, 2004 candidates
must submit verification of passed CSET in one of the
following areas: Multiple Subjects, English, Mathematics,
Science, Social or a current California credential in one
of these subject areas.
Minimum 2.75 grade point
average (GPA) in the last sixty (60) units attempted. If
applicant has a GPA below 2.75, an 800 Graduate Record
Exam (GRE) combined score on two of the subtests) or a 600
Verbal score is required for the application to be
considered by an Exceptions Committee.
Verification of the passing
of the U.S. Constitution requirement by course or test.
The grade on a transcript must be “C” or better.
addition to the above program requirements, interns must
meet the following additional requirements:
an application to the California Commission on Teacher
Credentialing (CCTC) for the (Two-Year) University
Internship Special Education Credential. A $55.00 money
order is required with the application.
A position as a
special education teacher in a public school district with
whom CSUDH has a Memorandum of Understanding.