Admission to the program may be achieved by completing the following requirements:
Satisfactorily fulfill graduate admissions requirements for Brandman University.
If using Option Two in the graduate admissions requirements, have a grade point average between 2.75 and 2.99 in the last 30 graded semester credits (45 quarter units) in either a baccalaureate or post baccalaureate program including credits earned toward a credential are required to submit passing scores from one of the following standard admissions tests:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE): any two of the three GRE scores (Verbal, Quantitative or Analytical Writing) may be used to meet graduate admissions standards for the MAT. The minimum acceptable score for the Verbal is 150, Quantitative is 141 and Analytic Writing is 4.5.
Miller Analogies Test (MAT): achieve a minimum scaled score of 403.
State Teacher Examinations: earn passing score on all subsets of the appropriate content area CSET. The one exception would be for math, which authorizes a Foundational Math Credential if subsets I & II of the Math CSET are passed.
Applicants electing to use Option Four for admission to the MAT program with a GPA lower than 2.5 must also fulfill all exceptional admit criteria.
Passing the CBEST.
Proof of Registration, taken or passed CSET, or Subject Matter Prep Program Letter.
How to Apply
Complete and submit an Application for Graduate Admission
Provide official transcripts from the regionally accredited Baccalaureate degree granting institution and transcripts from all institution where post-baccalaureate coursework was completed or attempted.Only credit from regionally accredited institutions will be accepted for transfers.International applicants or domestic applicants with transcripts from international institutions must also submit foreign transcripts.PLEASE DO NOT FAX TRANSCRIPT OR TEST SCORES.
Please mail all official transcripts to the following address:
Office of Admission
16355 Laguna Canyon Road
Irvine, CA 92618
With the exception of transcripts or test scores, you may also fax additional required documents directly to the Office of Admission at (866) 659-1143 or e-mail the documents as attachments to email@example.com
Submit three Recommendation for Teacher Preparation Forms from individuals who are familiar with the applicant's academic/professional ability to undertake graduate study.
Provide a letter of completion on institution letterhead and/or from registrar's office if you are currently completing a baccalaureate degree from an institution other than Brandman University.
Submit a statement of intent explaining what teaching means to you and why you think you would be successful in this profession.