Application for admission with a nonrefundable processing fee
Official transcript in a registrar's sealed and stamped/signed envelope from the accredited institution that awarded the baccalaureate degree to the applicant, as well as transcripts from all colleges or universities attended to earn baccalaureate degree
Two professional recommendations attesting to the applicant's competencies, character, and potential and/or ability as an educator (letters on professional letterhead or forms provided are acceptable.)
A one-to-two page Statement of Educational Purpose
Additional Requirements for Teacher Preparation:
A photocopy of any currently held teaching, instructional, or services credential(s), if any.
An official California Basic Education Skills Test (CBEST) passing transcript or proof of attempt for the Basic Skills Requirement.
Passing transcript or proof of registration for the California Subject Examination for Teachers (CSET). The passing transcript is required even if the applicant has asked Evaluation Systems, Pearson (ES) to send Pepperdine University the results. Applicants who have successfully completed a Commission-approved Subject Matter Equivalency program must obtain a Subject Matter Equivalency letter from the college or university. The original Subject Matter Equivalency letter will be accepted in lieu of the CSET.