Program Applications

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 www.csumentor.edu for your semester of interest.
  • Then complete the application process for the School of Education Credential or Master's Degree program.

Applications are in PDF format

Preliminary Education Specialist Credential Application

We are no longer accepting applications for Spring 2015 admission.
The Priority Application Period for Fall 2015 admission is November -, 2014-February 15, 2015.

 
Applicants are encouraged to apply for the:
  • FALL if you have a previous teaching credential
  • SPRING if you have no prior credential
Program length may be two, three or four semesters, depending on point of entry. For more details read the Program Description.

Autism Spectrum Disorder Added Authorization

Before applying, please read the Autism Spectrum Disorder Program Description

Education Specialist Second Credential Application



Multiple Subject Program Application

We are no longer accepting applications for Spring 2015 admission.
The Priority Application Period for Fall 2015 admission is November -, 2014-February 15, 2015.

Multiple Subject Blended Program Application

 
The Priority Application Period for Fall 2015 admission is November -, 2014-February 15, 2015.
Note: the Multiple Subject Blended Program admits in Fall semester only
 


 

Single Subject Program Application

The Single Subject Program only accepts new admission applications for Fall Semester.
The Priority Application Period for Fall 2015 admission is November -, 2014-February 15, 2015.
Think about taking prerequisite courses in Spring or Summer, and then apply for Fall 2015 admission.
Please see the Program Description for information about Single Subject content area admissions by semester.

Applications are in PDF format

Clear Induction Education Specialist Credential Program

 
Now accepting applications for Spring 2015 enrollment.
Admission to the Clear Induction Education Specialist Program occurs in Fall semester only. Contact the Credentials Office for more information. Program Description

Preliminary & Professional Administrative Services Credential (PASC I, PASC II*)

 
The Administrative Services Credential Program only admits new candidates in Fall. Fall 2014 Application period is closed.
 
The Priority Application Period for Fall 2015 admission is November, 2014-February 15, 2015.
 

Reading and Language Programs

Now accepting applications for Spring 2015 admission. Application deadline for Advanced Reading Credentials and Master's programs has been extended to November 30, 2014.
 
*NOTE: SSU School of Educations's Graduate Reading Program is currently redesigning its program to be in compliance with the upcoming new standards. The Reading and Literacy Added Authorization and Reading and Literacy Leadership Specialist Credentials standards will be implemented as soon as fully approved by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Applications are in PDF format

Spring Admissions
Now accepting applications for Spring 2015 admission for all Master's programs except Educational Leadership. Application deadline for Master's programs has been extended to November 30, 2014
Fall Admissions
The application period for Fall 2015 admission begins on November 1, 2014.

Early Childhood Education MA Concentration Application

 

Special Education MA Concentration Application

 

Educational Administration MA Concentration Application

 

Curriculum, Teaching and Learning MA Concentration Application

 

Reading and Language MA Concentration Application

 

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) MA Concentration Application

 

CANDEL: Joint Ed.D. Program with Sonoma State University and University of California, Davis. Apply for this program via the University of California, Davis School of Education