Apply to the Preliminary Educational Leadership ASC Credential

Educational Leadership Programs only accept applications for Fall semester, except for Spring admittance of qualified intern candidates.

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.

Master's Program Application Window

Masters Program Spring 2020 Fall 2020
Early Childhood Education August 1, 2019 to December 1, 2019 October 1, 2019 to May 1, 2020
Reading & Literacy August 1, 2019 to December 1, 2019 October 1, 2019 to May 1, 2020
Special Education* August 1, 2019 to December 1, 2019 October 1, 2019 to May 1, 2020
Curriculum Teaching & Learning August 1, 2019 to December 1, 2019 October 1, 2019 to May 1, 2020
Educational Leadership* Closed 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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