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The Stanford Teacher Education Program (STEP) is a nationally renowned 12-month full time program preparing future teacher leaders at the elementary and secondary levels. STEP integrates a high quality academic program with a well-supported, yearlong classroom placement.

Candidates can apply to one of the following areas:

  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education
    • Teaching of English
    • Teaching of History/Social Science
    • Teaching of Math
    • Teaching of Science (Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science or Physics)
    • Teaching of World Languages (Spanish applications only. French and Mandarin have been paused for the 2022-2023 admission cycle)

Upon completion, graduates receive a Master of Arts in Education from Stanford University and a preliminary California multiple or single subject credential.

The application for the 2022-2023 academic year is now closed. 

Please note, requirements for coterms differ slightly from outside applicants. Please make sure to review the coterminal application requirements page. 

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There are no upcoming recruitment events scheduled. Please contact the GSE Admissions Office if you have any questions.

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