Application for Admission to the Reading Authorization Program
Department of Teacher Education
College of Education
California State University, Long Beach

To apply to the Reading Authorization Program, please fill-out the following electronic application form and submit by May 15, 2023.


Please provide the name(s) and email contact information of at least one professional reference.

In addition to your application materials, please prepare the following items to submit as part of your file for the Credential Center upon admission to the program: official transcripts from your bachelor’s degree institution and your teacher preparation program institution; and verification of your California teaching credential, English Learner Authorization, and CBEST score (or other CTC approved alternative)If you received your initial teaching credential from CSULB, and your records are still available, you may not need to submit new transcripts.  A credential analyst will notify you if these items are needed.