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 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 2015 Fall 2015
Early Childhood Education CLOSED November 1, 2014 - May 30, 2015
Reading & Literacy CLOSED November 1, 2014 - May 30, 2015
Special Education* CLOSED November 1, 2014 - May 30, 2015
Curriculum Teaching & Learning CLOSED November 1, 2014 - May 30, 2015
TESOL CLOSED November 1, 2014 - May 30, 2015
*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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