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Program Applications

All Credential and Master's Degree Applicants Must Apply to BOTH SSU and the Specific School of Education Program:

  • You must apply to the Sonoma State University as a graduate/post baccalaureate student in order to be admitted to a Credential or Masters program in the School of Education.
  • Please apply to SSU via Cal State Apply for your semester of interest.
  • Then complete the application process for the School of Education Credential or Master's Degree program.

Applications are in PDF format

Preliminary Education Specialist Credential Application

Applicants are encouraged to apply for the:
  • FALL if you have a previous teaching credential
  • SPRING if you have no prior credential
Program length may be two, three or four semesters, depending on point of entry. For more details read the Program Description.

Multiple Subject Program Application


Single Subject Program Application

The Single Subject Program only accepts new admission applications for Fall Semester.

Applications are in PDF format

NOTE: The School of Education is not accepting applications for the Clear Induction Specialist program for Fall 2018. Please check back for further information regarding Induction for Fall 2018.

Clear Induction Education Specialist Credential Program

Admission to the Clear Induction Education Specialist Program occurs in Fall semester only. Contact the Credentials Office for more information. Program Description

Preliminary Administrative Services Credential (ASC Preliminary)

The Administrative Services Credential Program only admits new candidates in Fall.

Reading and Language Programs

The Candel Ed.D. Program has been discontinued and no longer part of SSU School of Education Graduate Programs.