How to Apply to the Multiple Subject Program

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

The Multiple Subject Credential program course requirements are being updated based on new expectations by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Prerequisite courses currently required are likely to change for students beginning Fall 2017. Please plan accordingly when you think about registering for courses for Spring or Summer 2017. Please check the School of Education website for updates www.sonoma.edu/education. For more information, email our Student Services Coordinator, Maricela Ibarra at maricela.ibarra@sonoma.edu or the Department Chair, Dr. Kathy Morris at morrisk@sonoma.edu.

Get Your Questions Answered

We encourage applicants to the Multiple Subject 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.

Prerequisite Courses Credential Program

Prerequisite Enrollment Options


Summer – Courses will be offered through the School of Extended and International Education during Summer of 2016. However, a formal application needs to be approved by the School of Education in order to register. Please complete the Summer Prerequisite Form.

Fall or Spring - Submit a Graduate application via http://www.csumentor.edu and mention in the Statement of Purpose section that you want to take prerequisites.
                       
Candidates may apply to a basic credential program prior to completion of or enrollment in the prerequisites.  All prerequisite coursework must be completed in order to begin a Multiple or Single credential program

Prerequisite courses by Program:
Single Subject Credential Program
EDUC 417 (3) School and Society*
EDSS 418 (3) Development in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood*

Multiple Subject Credential Program
EDUC 417 (3) School and Society
EDEC 420 (3) Child Development in the Family, School or Community
EDMS 470 (3) Multicultural Pedagogy is a co-requisite course and can be completed before or during the program.

Course Substitution Process:

If you believe that you completed comparable coursework, please complete the Request for Substitution form  and submit to the School of Education.  One form is required per SSU course.  Transcripts and course descriptions must accompany this form.

* List of alternate courses offered in the CSU system for EDUC 417 and EDUC 418 

If you have any questions about this process, please contact the Credentials Office at 707-664-2832 or email credentials.office@sonoma.edu

 

APPLICATION DEADLINES-CREDENTIAL PROGRAMS

Credential Program Application Periods and Deadlines
Credential Program Name

Fall 2017 Application Period

Multiple Subject Priority - November 1, 2016- February 28, 2017
Single Subject Priority - November 1, 2016- February 28, 2017
Preliminary Education Specialist

Priority - November 1, 2016- February 28, 2017

Clear Induction Education Specialist Program Priority - November 1, 2016- May 1, 2017
Admin Services Preliminary/Clear Priority - November 1, 2016- May 1, 2017
Reading and Literacy Programs November 1, 2016 - May 1, 2017
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. 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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