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 Fall 2020 Application Period
Multiple Subject October 1, 2019 to February 28, 2020 
Single Subject October 1, 2019 to February 28, 2020 
Preliminary Education Specialist October 1, 2019 to February 28, 2020 
Admin Services Preliminary October 1, 2019 to May 1, 2020
Reading and Literacy Programs October 1, 2019 to May 1, 2020 
Early Childhood Special Education Added Authorization October 1, 2019 to May 1, 2020 
Prerequisites
 Offered spring, summer and fall semesters, call 707-664-2832

NEED PREREQUISITE COURSES? Our prerequisites are offered in the Spring, Summer and Fall semesters. 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 Fall 2020
Early Childhood Education October 1, 2019 to May 1, 2020
Reading & Literacy October 1, 2019 to May 1, 2020
Special Education* October 1, 2019 to May 1, 2020
Curriculum Teaching & Learning October 1, 2019 to May 1, 2020
Educational Leadership* October 1, 2019 to May 1, 2020
*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.

Fall 2020 Admissions

Mandatory Interview and Orientation Dates for Fall 2020 Applicants

Dates may be subject to change
Credential Program Interview Orientation
Multiple Subject

April 3, 2020

April 20, 2020

Education Specialist

March 12, 2020

April 2, 2020

Single Subject

April 10, 2020

April 24, 2020