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Application to the Reading and Literacy Added Authorization program at CSU Bakersfield requires the following:

  • Reading and Literacy Added Authorization Application (paper based - available here)

  • Copy of valid teaching credential

  • One unofficial transcript from every college attended

  • $35 application / evaluation fee

See Admissions Requirements for prerequisites, minimum GPA, and testing requirements. 

All materials should be submitted to:

CSU Bakersfield Extended Education
9001 Stockdale Highway – 30 BDC
Bakersfield, CA 93311

Application Deadlines

We offer start dates for three terms throughout the year. Please see the deadlines below for each term. Note: Applications submitted by the priority deadline will receive preference for inclusion in a particular term should we receive more admissions than slots available. 

Summer Semester Admission:
Priority Deadline: February 1
Regular Deadline: March 1

Fall Semester Admission:
Priority Deadline: May 1
Regular Deadline: June 1

Spring Semester Admission:
Priority Deadline: October 1
Regular Deadline: November 1


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