The Writing Requirement Exemption Exam (WWEE) assesses your writing ability at the upper-division level, according to proficiencies expected of those successfully completing an advanced expository writing course at CSUSB. The testing is a writing test, in which you are expected to write an essay answering one central question with several specific sub-questions. The essay question is based upon assigned readings from the collection A Word of Ideas: Essential Readings for College Writers by Lee A. Jacobus, 8th ed. This WREE is an open-book exam. See
A student is required to submit an Advancement to Candidacy form after completion of at least 20 units of applicable graduate-level course work at the university, with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 ('B').
During the first quarter of your acceptance, you must complete an online tutorial through our blackboard database. This database can be found on the CSUSB website, in the Coyote Corner subject box, under Blackboard.
You will work very closely with the Center of International Studies and Programs (CISP). They can be contacted via e-mail or phone at: 1-909-537-5288 (admission inquiry); Fax: +1-909-537-7020; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
There is a writing requirement prior to admission. Completion, with a grade of “B” or better, within seven years prior to acceptance into the program of one of the following courses: EDUC 306, ENG 306, HUM 306, MGMT 306, NSCI 306 or SSCI 306 (all graduate and post-baccalaureate students, regardless of citizenship, whose preparatory education was principally in a language other than English and have a minimum of 550 on the TOEFL, or a minimum score of 213 on the Computer Based TOEFL, who fail to achieve a “B” or higher in one of the 306 courses will be required to retake any 306 class). See
Once admitted, you will receive notification of acceptance to the program along with information on enrollment and payment of courses.
You will be covering each concentration in the duration of your degree so you will not have the ability to concentrate in one particular subject. That being said, you will complete an additional 10 classes which will be laid out before you begin the program. These are subject to change due to professor availability.
All official transcripts must be submitted to the Graduate Admissions Office. All letters of recommendations and résumés must be submitted to the Masters and Advanced Credentials Office. Résumés can also be submitted directly to the College of Education.
There are a total of three core courses in the overall program.
To apply to the MA in Education, Online Teacher Leadership program, you must submit your application through CSU Mentor. Once your application is submitted, it will be processed through the offices of Graduate Admissions, and will then be sent over to the College of Education for further review.
There are 13 courses required to achieve your MA in Education, Online Teacher Leadership.
For information on financial assistance for the MA in Education, Online Teacher Leadership program, contact the Financial Aid Office at (909) 537-5227 or for veterans’ benefits, please contact the CSUSB Certifying Official at (909) 537-5213.
The total cost of the MA in Education, Online Teacher Leadership program is approximately $18,000.
Your degree is processed by the Records, Registration and Evaluations Office. This can take up to two or three months. Please contact them for the status at (909) 537-5200.
No, GRE/GMAT is required.
A Graduation Requirement Check should be filed according to the filing deadlines found in the class schedule, as well as on the Records, Registration and Evaluations website. This is necessary for you to graduate and receive your diploma. For information on filing your Graduation Check, please contact the Records, Registration and Evaluations Office at (909) 537-5200.
Yes, a comprehensive exam is required for the completion of the MA in Education, Online Teacher Leadership program. Students may take the examination twice.
After a Program Plan is reviewed and signed by all required parties, it is sent over to the Records, Registration and Evaluations Office for final clearance.