Required Tests

The passage of the following exams should be obtained as soon as possible but no later than the following dates. Please take the exams within the testing period for each score release date posted on the CTC website.

CBEST Required and Due Dates:

All Candidates must receive passing scores on all 3 sections

Passage of CBEST
Fall semester: October 21, 2016
Spring semester: Feb. 17, 2017

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CSET Required and Due Dates:

Single-Subject Credential in Math or Science for secondary level
CSET I, II, & III in Math or Science OR Have successfully completed a Subject Matter Preparation Program (SMPP) in BA career

Education Specialist Credential with STEM Specialization for secondary level
CSET I & II in Math or Science (CSET III is recommended, not required)

Multiple Subject-Education Specialist Merged Credential Pathway for Elementary Level (to be launched 2018)
CSET Multiple-Subject I, II, & III

Passage of CSET I or II
Fall semester: Nov. 18, 2016
Spring semester: Feb. 17, 2017

Passage of CSET I and II
Spring semester: March 17, 2017

Passage of CSET III
Spring semester: by April 7, 2017

*All pathways require passage of all sections of CBEST (3 Subtest)