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 www.csumentor.edu 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 Fall 2015 Priority Application Period Fall 2015 Extended Application Period Spring 2016 Priority Application Period
Multiple Subject Nov. 1, 2014 - Feb. 15, 2015 CLOSED July 1 - Sept. 15, 2015
Single Subject Nov. 1, 2014 - February 15, 2015 CLOSED N/A (admissions in Fall only)
Preliminary Education Specialist Nov. 1, 2014 - Feb. 15, 2015 Feb. 16-March 15, 2016 July 1 - Sept. 15, 2015
Admin Services Preliminary/Clear Nov. 1, 2014 - May 1, 2015 Open through May 1, 2015 CLOSED*
Prerequisites OPEN (also offered in Summer) OPEN (also offered in Summer) Opens July 1

*Open to qualified intern candidates

NEED PREREQUISITE COURSES? Our prerequisites are offered in the Spring, Summer and Fall semesters. Apply now via www.csumentor.edu, or contact the Credentials Office for information: 707-664-2832 or credentials.office@sonoma.edu

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