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California Subject Examination for Teachers (CSET)

What is the CSET?

  • The CSET is the California Subject Examination for Teachers
  • Designed to fulfill the "subject matter competence" requirement mandated by law for full time instructors

Why take it?

  • Required for entry into most teaching credential programs
  • Specifically designed for area of study

Which tests should I take?

Registration Information

  • Click here for a step-by-step guide on how to register for the CSET
  • Click here to register
  • Check out our calendar for workshop dates

Reimbursements from CalTeach

Submit the following to the CalTeach program for reimbursement. We will reimburse you for one attempt on each CSET test if you are a declared NSED or NSEC minor.

  • Copy of admission ticket showing charge
  • Copy of test results
  • Copy of bank or credit card statement showing charge
  • Student ID number, mailing address

Upcoming Workshops Spring 2020

Come and work with tutors on practice problems while learning about the format of these exams!

Math CSET Workshops

Feb. 10th, March 9th, and April 6th from 2-3pm in S&E1 270K

Science CSET Workshops

Feb. 24th, March 16th, and April 20th from 2-3pm in S&E1 270K