Tuberculin Clearance - Negative TB Test

Learn about how to pass the TB clearance requirement for Preliminary Credential admissions.

Preliminary Credential Admissions Requirements - Tuberculin Clearance

Verification of a negative TB test (verification of no presence or active case of TB through PPD or Mantoux test), must be valid and on file throughout the credential program.

  • TB tests are valid for 4 years and can be taken at SDSU Student Health Services (for students currently enrolled at SDSU) or through any public health clinic, HMO, or private physician.
  • If you receive a positive skin test, then you will need to provide proof that your TB is not active by a doctor’s note or x-ray results.
  • You will need to upload proof of negative TB test to your Program application.