Admissions and How to Apply
Prospective applicants to CSULB’s degree and credential programs must apply to the University online through Cal State Apply.
Information on CSULB admission requirements and deadlines can be found at the CSULB Enrollment Services Admissions website.
Prospective applicants who would like to pursue a post-baccalaureate credential and/or graduate program in the College of Education must apply and be admitted both to the University and to a specific credential or graduate program.
See the specific program website for application deadlines, application packets, and other application information:
Initial Credential Programs
Prospective students wishing to apply to the Multiple Subject (elementary) Credential programs have two options depending on whether they are undergraduate or post-baccalaureate students.
Prospective students wishing to apply to the Education Specialist Preliminary (special education) Credential programs have two options depending on whether they are undergraduate or post-baccalaureate students.
- Undergraduate students should visit the ITEP undergraduate Education Specialist credential program.
- Post-baccalaureate applicants should visit the post-bac admissions site.
Please contact the Teacher Preparation Advising Center at 562-985-1105 if you have questions about applying to any of the initial credential programs.\
Prospective students wishing to apply to the Educational Specialist degree in School Psychology program should visit the Graduate Studies Admissions page.
Please contact the Graduate Studies Office at 562-985-8476 if you have questions about applying to School Psychology.