Admission to this MA program includes admission to the Administrative Services Credential, Tier I
Admission to the program may be achieved by completing the following requirements:
Must hold a valid California prerequisite credential
A passing score on the California Basic Education Skills Test (CBEST).
Satisfactorily fulfill graduate admissions requirements for Brandman University.
If usingOption 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 and 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 MAE. The minimum acceptable score for the Verbal is 150, Quantitative sections is 141 and minimum score for Analytic Writing is 4.5.
Miller Analogies Test (MAT): achieve a minimum scaled score of 403.
State Teacher Examinations: successfully complete the appropriate California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET), or Single Subject Assessments for Teaching (SSAT) and/or Praxis Examination.
Submit two letters of recommendation and recommendation waivers from individuals who are familiar with your 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 Chapman University.
Submit a current resume.
Letter of intent.
If the candidate is not currently employed in a position requiring a "basic" CTC credential, he/she must submit a letter identifying the school and principal under whom field work assignments will be completed.
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 TRANSCRIPTS 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 firstname.lastname@example.org