Studies in Secondary Education – Admissions
The Master of Arts teaching: advanced studies in secondary education program is open to students with a bachelor's, master's or doctorate degree who is employed as a classroom teacher (or has teacher certification) and has a 2.80 GPA (or 3.0 GPA last 48 credits) on a 4.00 scale. In addition, you will be required to meet the following admissions requirements below.
School of Graduate Studies and Research
California University of Pennsylvania
250 University Ave.
California, PA 15419
Only fully complete applications will be considered for admissions.
- Online Application
- An official transcript reflecting a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution. Official transcripts from institutions where a degree was not conferred will only be required in cases where the student wishes to have a transfer of credit evaluation completed.
- A copy of all current professional certificates held
- A current resume or curriculum vitae
- Three references for recommendations
After completing an application and submitting all of the above documents, applicants must schedule a pre-admission interview with a faculty member.
Note: The program coordinator and faculty will determine final recommendation for admission to the program.