How To Apply: Teaching Credentials

FALL 2014 Teaching Credentials Admissions
We are currently accepting applications for Fall 2014.

We will not be opening an admissions cycle for the Early Childhood Special Education Credential Program for Fall 2014. Applications WILL be accepted for all other Education Specialist Credential Programs (Mild/Moderate Disabilities, Moderate/Severe Disabilities).

Fall 2014 Application Deadlines
University Graduate School Application (via CSUMentor) due not later than: March 1, 2014
Supplemental Program Application (see below) due no later than: March 3, 2014

Admissions Procedures

To apply to a Teaching Credentials Program:

  1. Read the admission guide (see below).

  2. Attend a program information session.

  3. Submit online application via CSUMentor.

  4. Complete the appropriate supplemental application and supporting documents (see below) by the deadlines above.

Drop-in Application Clinics

If you have last minute questions about completing your Fall 2014 credential program application, please bring your application and questions to one of the clinic dates below:

  • Wednesday, February 12, 2014
    4:00 - 6:00 pm
    Eureka Hall 223
  • Tuesday, February 18, 2014
    4:00 - 6:00 pm
    Eureka Hall 109

Supplemental Applications, Related Forms, and Resources

Application-Related Forms File Type
Admission Guide PDF document icon
Application to Graduate School (CSU Mentor) PDF document icon
Form: Application References PDF document icon
Certificate of Clearance File Type
Certificate of Clearance (COC) application instructions PDF document icon
Certificate of Clearance (COC): check your status Web link
Subject Matter Resources File Type
Form: Subject Matter Competency Verification Form PDF document icon
Subject Matter Program Advisors and Exam Options PDF document icon
Other Resources File Type
Pre-requisite Course Equivalents PDF document icon


Academic and Program Services (APS)
Eureka Hall 401
(916) 278-6639