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 2019 Application Period

Fall 2019 Application Period
Multiple Subject Extended November 1 to November 30, 2018 October 1, 2018 to February 28, 2019
Single Subject CLOSED October 1, 2018 to February 28, 2019
Preliminary Education Specialist Extended November 1 to November 30, 2018 October 1, 2018 to February 28, 2019
Clear Induction Education Specialist Program CLOSED CLOSED
Admin Services Preliminary Open to Qualified Interns Only October 1, 2018 to May 1, 2019
Reading and Literacy Programs August 1, 2018 to January 1, 2019 October 1, 2018 to May 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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