Apply to the Reading and Language Program

You may apply on the same application form to one program or a combination of the three Reading and Language programs listed below:

  • Reading Certificate, Trasitioning to Reading and Literacy Added Authorization*

  • Reading Specialist, transitioning to Reading and Literacy Leadership Specialist Credential*

  • M.A. in Education: Reading and Language Education

*These programs are currently transitioning to the revised reading standards.

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
Early Childhood Education August 1, 2019 to November 1, 2019
Reading & Literacy August 1, 2019 to November 1, 2019
Special Education* August 1, 2019 to November 1, 2019
Curriculum Teaching & Learning August 1, 2019 to November 1, 2019
Educational Leadership* August 1, 2019 to November 1, 2019
*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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