The intern program is for full-time teachers in districts with which CSULB has a contractual intern agreement. All students in this program must be employed by the district as the full-time teacher of record in a multiple subject classroom and have met all program and intern program admission requirements. The program requires 24 units of foundational and subject specific course work followed by 16 units of intern student teaching.
1. Hold a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
2. Demonstrate subject matter competence by passing the California Subject Examinations for Teachers: Multiple Subjects (CSET: Multiple Subjects).
3. Meet the U.S. Constitution requirement (by course work or exam).
4. Pass the CBEST (or CTC-approved alternative).
5. Be assigned full-time to a self-contained K-8 multiple subject classroom in a partner school district.
6. Meet the program grade point average requirement of 2.67 overall or 2.75 in the last 60 semester or 90 quarter units.
7. Complete MSCP prerequisite and corequisite courses.
8. Become officially admitted to the Multiple Subject Credential Program.
9. Complete an interview with the Intern Program Director.
Bilingual Authorization Interns should refer to Track 4, below, for pedagogy and culture of emphasis requirements.
The Early Completion Intern Option allows qualified candidates to challenge the course work portion of the internship program and demonstrate their pedagogical skills by passage of the California Teaching Performance Assessment while serving as an intern. See an advisor in the Teacher Preparation Advising Center for details.