Credential Programs Education Specialist

Thank you for your interest in the Education Specialist Credential Program at CSU Stanislaus.

California State University, Stanislaus is authorized to recommend individuals for Preliminary Education Specialist Credentials in two areas:  Mild/Moderate Disabilities and Moderate/Severe Disabilities.  The Preliminary programs prepare individuals to perform responsibilities of entry-level special education teachers.  It is recommended that undergraduates seeking admission to the Preliminary Education Specialist Credential enroll in the Liberal Studies major with a concentration in Exceptional Children and Youth.
This is a preliminary credential offered through the Department of Teacher Education. A prerequisite teaching credential, Multiple or Single Subject is not required to obtain the Preliminary Education Specialist Credential.

For more information regarding the Special Education Credential Program contact Credential Services (209) 667-3534 or review the following information:


Education Specialist Information.pdf General information about the Education Specialist Credential Program. Please review prior to applying to the program.