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California Educator Credentialing Examinations

Information on Credentialing Exams

To be redirected to information regarding Various Credentialing Exams

  • California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST)
  • California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET)
  • California Teacher of English Learners (CTEL) Examination
  • Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA)
  • California Preliminary Administrative Credential Examination (CPACE)
  • Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC)

Ways to prepare

Online CSET Prep Course Available through Cal State Fullerton

Through the teacher preparation program CalStateTEACH, Cal State Fullerton will be offering a comprehensive ONLINE preparation course for the multiple subject CSET exam. Through this online course, students will be provided with the proper tools to navigate the exam, building on their content knowledge in all required areas:

  • Subtest I – History/Social Science and Reading, Language and Literature
  • Subtest II – Science and Math
  • Subtest III – Visual and Performing Arts, Physical Education and Human Development