Admissions Requirements and Deadlines

Thank you for your interest in the School of Education at Sonoma State University! Below you will find information regarding our admission periods for our programs and other useful information regarding submitting an application.

For descriptions of our programs select "Choose a Program" on the navigation menu on the left, or select "Programs" at the navigation bar above. Undergraduate, Credential Programs or M.A. Programs. To learn more about our credential programs, you can attend our Information Workshop. For more information contact us at credentials.office@sonoma.edu, or visit us at Stevenson Hall 1078.

APPLICATION DEADLINES-CREDENTIAL PROGRAMS

Credential Program Application Periods and Deadlines
Credential Program Name

Spring 2018 Application Period

Fall 2018 Application Period

Multiple Subject Extended to October 31, 2017. Complete applications will be accepted durign this time on a space available basis. October 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018
Single Subject Open to Prerequisites ONLY - August 1 to September 30, 2017 October 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018
Preliminary Education Specialist

Extended to November 30, 2017. Complete applications will be accepted durign this time on a space available basis.

October 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018

Clear Induction Education Specialist Program CLOSED October 1, 2017 to May 1, 2018
Admin Services Preliminary CLOSED October 1, 2017 to May 1, 2018
Reading and Literacy Programs August 1 to September 30, 2017 October 1, 2017 to May 1, 2018
Prerequisites
offered spring, summer and fall semesters, call 707-664-2832
offered spring, summer and fall semesters, call 707-664-2832

*Open to qualified intern candidates

NEED PREREQUISITE COURSES? Our prerequisites are offered in the Spring, Summer and Fall semesters. Apply now via Cal State Apply or contact the Credentials Office for information: 707-664-2832 or credentials.office@sonoma.edu

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Master's Program Application Window

Masters Program Spring 2018 Fall 2018
Early Childhood Education

August 1 to November 30, 2017

October 1, 2017 to May 1, 2018
Reading & Literacy August 1 to November 30, 2017 October 1, 2017 to May 1, 2018
Special Education* August 1 to November 30, 2017 October 1, 2017 to May 1, 2018
Curriculum Teaching & Learning August 1 to November 30, 2017 October 1, 2017 to May 1, 2018
TESOL CLOSED October 1, 2017 to May 1, 2018
Educational Leadership* CLOSED October 1, 2017 to May 1, 2018
*Candidates for the degree must hold a valid teaching credential or request consent from the Department of Educational Leadership and Special Education.

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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.

Spring 2018 Admissions

Mandatory Interview and Orientation dates for Spring 2018 Applicants

Interview Dates for Spring 2018 Applicants:

Please note these dates may be subject to change.

Multiple Subject: December 1, 2017
Education Specialist: October 30, 2017
 

Orientation Dates for Spring 2018 Applicants:

Please note these dates may be subject to change.

Multiple Subject: To Be Determined
Education Specialist: November 13, 2017