Education Department

Frequently Asked Questions

The fastest and easiest way to apply to Cal Poly Pomona is through Cal State Apply. You can find admissions dates and deadlines on their website.

Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree and hold a valid teaching credential or are currently in clinical practice at CPP. Students must also have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

All students who want to earn a degree from a CSU (either undergrad or graduate) must pass the GWT. For more information regarding the GWT, please refer to the Test Center's webpage.

Full-time students usually complete the master's degree in two years (three classes per semester). Part-time students can take up to 4 years (two classes per semester).

Once you begin your coursework, you must complete the program within seven years (transfer courses count).

Tuition and fees vary by units taken. It cost approximately $2,550 per semester for full-time students and $1,605 per semester for part-time students. For more information, please refer to the university's fee schedule.

Yes, you can transfer up to nine semester units from an accredited institution. Courses must be graduate level (500 series and above). Courses cannot be more than seven years old.

Fill out a Petition to Change Your Degree Objective form once you're in clinical practice.