Education - Teacher Education Program Graduate Degree Program

Description

The Teacher Education Program (TEP) offers the Education Specialist Moderate/Severe (ESC, Special Ed), Multiple Subject (MST, Elementary), and Single Subject (SST, Secondary) Preliminary California State Teaching Credentials combined with a Master's Degree in Education (M.Ed.).

The one-year, full-time combined Education Specialist, Multiple Subject, Single Subject Credential/Master's Degree program is designed to provide the knowledge and experience, both academic and practical, needed to begin a teaching career. Student teaching is concurrent with course work so that the knowledge, theories, and concepts taught at the University can be directly and immediately applied in the classroom setting. The program begins in summer 2018 and concludes in June 2019 (for credential only) or July/August 2019 (for credential + M.Ed.).

Single Subject credentials are available in the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, English, French, GeoScience, Mathematics, Physics (with optional Industrial Technology (ITE) credential), History/Social Science, and Spanish, as well as an optional English Language Development (WL:ELD) credential that can be added to the SST credential. (Applicants who are considering the World Languages Credential in either French or Spanish are advised to contact the TEP Office at tepapp@education.ucsb.edu prior to paying for their application.) Applicants interested in Chemistry may also apply to the joint program with the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. This is a two year program first spent working on a MA in Chemistry and year two spent working on a Single Subject Credential in Chemistry. Deadline for this Program is December 1, 2017. For more information about program requirements and deadlines, see Chemistry/TEP Joint Graduate Degree Program Graduate Degree Program.

In addition we offer optional preparation for bilingual education (with the BCLAD credential completed through the CTEL exam route). For more information regarding the UCSB Teacher Education Program please contact the Teacher Education Program Office at (805) 893-2084.

General Information

Website http://www.education.ucsb.edu/tep
Address Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, Teacher Education Program
University of California, Santa Barbara
Education Building, Room 3230
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9490
(USA)
Phone (805) 893-2084
Email tepapp@education.ucsb.edu
Degrees Offered M.Ed.; ESC, MST, SST Credentials
Requirements
  • All requirements must be uploaded to your online application
  • Online application: https://www.graddiv.ucsb.edu/eapp ($105 fee for domestic applicants, $125 fee for international applicants)
  • Statement of Purpose (composed of three question prompts), Personal Achievements/Contributions (composed of two or three question prompts), and Resume or CV. Please note the TEP prompts differ from the E-App essay prompts. For questions about the prompts and guidelines, see the Application Handbook at http://education.ucsb.edu/tep/prospective-students/how-apply
  • Three letters of recommendation (submitted online by letter writers)
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended (submitted online)
  • GRE General or Miller Analogies Test (MAT) scores
  • TOEFL scores 550 Paper-Based Test (PBT), 80 Internet-Based Test (IBT) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Overall Band score of 7 or higher (if applicable)
  • Program requirements: 45 hours of Pre-Professional Experience, On-Campus Interview, TB Test Clearance, and CPR Adult, Child and Infant Certification CA State requirements: Bachelors Degree, Fulfillment of the Basic Skills Requirement (CBEST) and CSET (subject matter) Passing Test Scores, Certificate of Clearance documentation, and U.S. Constitution Passing Exam or Course, See the Application Handbook at http://education.ucsb.edu/tep/prospective-students/how-apply for the deadlines of the Program and the CA State requirements
  • Final/Official transcripts will be required for all applicants who are admitted and have indicated their intent to enroll at UC Santa Barbara by submitting a Statement of Intent to Register (SIR). UC Santa Barbara reserves the right to require official transcripts at any time during the admissions process, and rescind any offer of admission made if discrepancies between uploaded and official transcript(s) are found.
Deadlines
  • M.Ed., ESC, MST, SST Credentials (Summer start only) Deadline: February 1, 2018 (by 11:59 PM PST)
  • MA / SST Chemistry program Deadline: December 1, 2017
Emphases Teaching (MEd), Moderate/Severe (ESC)
Specializations N/A
      • Address
        • Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, Teacher Education Program
          University of California, Santa Barbara
          Education Building, Room 3230 Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9490
          (USA)
      • Phone
        • (805) 893-2084
      • Degrees Offered
        • M.Ed.; ESC, MST, SST Credentials
      • Requirements
          • All requirements must be uploaded to your online application
          • Online application: https://www.graddiv.ucsb.edu/eapp ($105 fee for domestic applicants, $125 fee for international applicants)
          • Statement of Purpose (composed of three question prompts), Personal Achievements/Contributions (composed of two or three question prompts), and Resume or CV. Please note the TEP prompts differ from the E-App essay prompts. For questions about the prompts and guidelines, see the Application Handbook at http://education.ucsb.edu/tep/prospective-students/how-apply
          • Three letters of recommendation (submitted online by letter writers)
          • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended (submitted online)
          • GRE General or Miller Analogies Test (MAT) scores
          • TOEFL scores 550 Paper-Based Test (PBT), 80 Internet-Based Test (IBT) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Overall Band score of 7 or higher (if applicable)
          • Program requirements: 45 hours of Pre-Professional Experience, On-Campus Interview, TB Test Clearance, and CPR Adult, Child and Infant Certification CA State requirements: Bachelors Degree, Fulfillment of the Basic Skills Requirement (CBEST) and CSET (subject matter) Passing Test Scores, Certificate of Clearance documentation, and U.S. Constitution Passing Exam or Course, See the Application Handbook at http://education.ucsb.edu/tep/prospective-students/how-apply for the deadlines of the Program and the CA State requirements
          • Final/Official transcripts will be required for all applicants who are admitted and have indicated their intent to enroll at UC Santa Barbara by submitting a Statement of Intent to Register (SIR). UC Santa Barbara reserves the right to require official transcripts at any time during the admissions process, and rescind any offer of admission made if discrepancies between uploaded and official transcript(s) are found.
      • Pre-Application
        • No Pre-Application Necessary
      • Deadlines
          • M.Ed., ESC, MST, SST Credentials (Summer start only) Deadline: February 1, 2018 (by 11:59 PM PST)
          • MA / SST Chemistry program Deadline: December 1, 2017
      • Emphases
        • Teaching (MEd), Moderate/Severe (ESC)
      • Specializations
          N/A