Applying as a Credential Student

You are considered a credential applicant if you have or are completing a baccalaureate degree,  and you are seeking a teaching or administrative credential.  Admission is open to credential applicants for the fall, winter and spring quarters.

Apply on-line by the deadline   

To apply, complete the online graduate/post baccalaureate application during the initial Application Filing Period and no later than the application deadline. Information is available at the Initial Application Periods website.   


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Current or Former Cal Poly Pomona Students   

  • If you are completing your undergraduate degree program before the quarter you plan to begin your credential program, you are required to complete and submit an application and a non-refundable application fee.
  • If you are returning to Cal Poly Pomona after an absence of more than two consecutive quarters in a calendar year, you must file a complete application for admission and pay the application fee.
  • Former students absent for five or more years should request official transcripts from all institutions to be sent to the Office of Admissions.

Submitting Transcripts and other Required Documents

  • Official transcripts must be sent directly to the Office of Admission and Enrollment Planning by the document deadlines which are available at the document deadline website.
  • Applicants must also submit an admission packet for the credential program they are applying to.

Application Fee

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