How To Apply

Although the TCSJ building is closed to the public, we are still accepting applications and waiving the $50 application fee (until May 29, 2020). You can mail your application packet to P.O. BOX 213030, Stockton CA 95213 or drop it off in the secured drop box located outside of the TCSJ building at 2721 Transworld Drive, Stockton. Drop-off available between 9AM to 3PM, Monday-Friday.


We strongly consider all candidates who apply to Teachers College of San Joaquin. The institution seeks candidates from diverse cultural, linguistic, and academic backgrounds, as well as those who come from a variety of work experiences. Candidates admitted to Teachers College of San Joaquin demonstrate strong potential for professional success in schools, academic and work-related achievement, and a commitment to inquiry. Refer to the specific program for information regarding admissions requirements.

Advisement and Support

Teachers College of San Joaquin is proud to provide individualized attention to our candidates. TCSJ provides admission advisement beginning with the initial inquiry and continuing throughout the candidate’s academic program. Advisors are available via phone, e-mail or by individual appointment.

Our faculty is largely comprised of practitioners, who are well positioned to provide timely help with the issues that arise related to teaching and learning.


All TCSJ applicants are required to submit both the TCSJ Application Form and a program application.


Programs Applications Required
  • Master of Education, M.Ed.
  • Mathematics Instructional Added Authorization (MIAA)
  • Residency at TCSJ
  • Teacher Induction
  • Administrative Services Credential Program (Preliminary)
  • Administrative Services Credential Program (Clear/Induction)
  • IMPACT Pre-Service Preparation Program
  • IMPACT Intern Preliminary Teaching Credential Program
  • Added Authorization/Specialty Area or Level 1 Education Specialist Credential
  • IMPACT CTE/Designated Subjects Teaching Credential Program
  • Paraprofessional Program
  • Teaching Permit for Statutory Leave (TPSL)
TCSJ General Application Form Graduate Studies Application IMPACT Program Application Administrative Clear Credential Application CTE Program Application TPSL Registration Form 2019-20 Paraprofessional Registration Form District Agreement form-Mathematics Instructional Added Authorization District Approval Form- Administrative Services Credential (Prelim)