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Mathematics Blended Program for the Preparation of Secondary Teachers


Application Process

Prior to admission to the CSUS Mathematics Blended Program, you must:

  • have at least junior class standing and a minimum overall GPA of 2.67.
  • earn a grade of C– or better in Math 108.
  • spend and document at least 45 hours observing classes, tutoring, or teaching, in a variety of settings in grades 7–12.
  • take all three sections of the California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST) – visit www.cbest.nesinc.com for test dates and registration information. Students must submit verification of taking the exam to the Mathematics Blended Program prior to admission, and must submit verification of earning passing scores prior to their last semester of student teaching. The testing fee is $41.
  • complete and submit an application packet to the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Brighton Hall 141. A completed packet includes: a completed application form; an essay (two pages, typed, double-spaced) on why you want to enter a career in teaching; and two letters of recommendation, one specific to your teaching experience and one from a mathematics instructor.
  • participate with other Mathematics Blended Program applicants in an interview by faculty members. Applicants will receive notification of dates and times of interviews.

    Fees All fees are subject to change without notice.
Certificate of Clearance Application and Livescan Service.................
(not required at time of application)
$93.50
   
CBEST testing fee......................................................................... $41.00




 

California State University, Sacramento • updated: September 29, 2009