How to Apply to the Preliminary Educational Specialist Program

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We encourage applicants to the Preliminary Education Specialist Credential Program to:

Admissions Process

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.

APPLICATION DEADLINES-CREDENTIAL PROGRAMS

Credential Program Application Periods and Deadlines
Credential Program Name Spring 2020 Application Period
Multiple Subject Extended October 1 to November 1, 2019 
Single Subject CLOSED 
Preliminary Education Specialist Extended October 1 to November 1, 2019 
Clear Induction Education Specialist Program CLOSED 
Admin Services Preliminary CLOSED (Open to qualified interns only) 
Reading and Literacy Programs Extended October 1 to November 1, 2019 
Early Childhood Special Education Added Authorization August 1, 2019 to November 1, 2019 
Prerequisites
 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. Contact the Credentials Office for information: 707-664-2832 or credentials.office@sonoma.edu.

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