CSET Science  Exam Dates, Registration Info, and Prep Options

Current 2014-2015 CSET Science Exam Info & Test Prep Options...

Below is important information for CSET Science test-takers, including current 2014-2015 Test Dates, Registration Info with suggestions to help you save on testing fees, and info about the test preparation services available to help you pass, like free online CSET Science Study Guides and CSET Science Practice Tests, plus popular Prep Classes, One-on-One Tutoring, and on-demand Online Prep programs featuring instructional videos, virtual tutoring, and more.

California educators planning to teach science at the secondary school level typically must pass the CSET Science exam.  CSET Science consists of four subtests.  Each CSET Science subtest may be taken and passed separately.  Subtests 1 and 2 are general science exams.  Subtest 1 covers astronomy, dynamic processes of the Earth, Earth resources, waves, forces and motion, and electricity and magnetism.  Subtest 2 covers ecology, genetics and evolution, molecular biology and biochemistry, cell and organismal biology, heat transfer and thermodynamics, and the structure and properties of matter.  Subtest 3 and 4 exams are specialized exams offered in four areas of concentration: biology/life science, chemistry, Earth and planetary science, and physics.  Candidates seeking a foundational-level general science certification need only pass subtests 1 and 2.  Candidates wishing to teach general and integrated science, as well as a specific area of concentration, must pass subtests 1 and 2, plus the subtest 3 exam corresponding their specific area of concentration.  Candidates wishing to teach exclusively in a specific area of concentration (without the option to teach general science) must pass only the subtest 3 and 4 exams corresponding to that concentration.

The CSET Science exam is offered on specific test dates at locations throughout California.  Test dates are approximately every two months.  For more info on CSET test dates and advice on choosing the best date for you, please click below...

2014-2015 CSET Test Dates and Deadlines

Candidates may register for the CSET exam by mail, by phone, or online.  Certain registration options apply to specific deadlines, and when you choose to register can affect the costs and fees associated with taking the test.  For more info on CSET test registration, and suggestions on how to reduce registration costs, please click below...

CSET Registration Info and How to Save on Testing Costs

Want to learn more about the CSET Science exam before registering?  Start by viewing our free CSET Science Study Guide to get a concise overview of exactly what subject matter will appear on your exam, then take our free, full-length CSET Science Practice Test with diagnostics to see how you will perform and identify any areas in which you may need to improve...

 

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PLEASE NOTE: The CSET information provided above is intended as a helpful overview.  It is not comprehensive, and is not intended to replace the full information found on the official CSET website.  No warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of this information.  All test-takers should visit the official CSET website at www.cset.nesinc.com for complete CSET registration info and to confirm test dates, procedures, and testing requirements, and should consider their individual needs, before making any registration decision.  Teachers Test Prep is an independent test preparation company, and is not affiliated with Pearson Education, the company that administers the CSET.

       

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