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Elementary Education: Admissions

Admissions Criteria

To enroll in the M.Ed. in Elementary Education program at California University of Pennsylvania, you must complete and/or meet the following criteria:

Master of Education:  2.80 GPA, or 3.00 GPA in last 48 credits, in baccalaureate degree verified with official transcripts

Certification only:  3.00 GPA, or 3.00 GPA in last 48 credits, in baccalaureate degree  verified with official transcripts

Completed  Graduate Application for Admission plus $25 nonrefundable application fee

  • Current PA Act 24, 34, 114, and 151 clearances are required for course registration, but not admission. Up-to-date clearances must be submitted to the Office of the Associate Dean of the College of Education and Human Services within six weeks of being admitted.


Send all application materials to:
The School of Graduate Studies and Research
California University of PA
250 University Avenue
California, PA  15419

gradschool@calu.edu or fax 724-938-5712