Education Specialist (Special Ed)

Contact Credential Services for information on the requirements for the Education Specialist (Special Ed) Credential Program and how to apply.  

Phone:  (209) 667-3534

Room: DBH 303 (Demergasso-Bava Hall, 3rd Flr)

Mild/Moderate and Moderate/Severe Disabilities

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.

Special Education

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.




ESCP Handbook and Forms

There are two separate applications to enter the Credential Program.

Application to the Credential Program, currently $30 fee. Apply at
Application to the Graduate School, currently $55 fee.  Apply at

Credential Program Information

Fall 2018 - ESC Program Orientation:
     5/11/18, 3-4:30pm, DBH 113
Students in the Education Specialist Mild/Moderate concurrent with Multiple Subject Credential Program must attend both ESCP & MSCP Orientations.
MSCP Orientation: May 11, 4-6pm, DBH 167.   

For information on Financial Aid, CBEST & CSET, contact Tara Ribeiro in the Teacher Recruitment Office.
Phone:  (209) 667-3589
 Room:  DBH 308/309 (Demergasso-Bava Hall, 3rd Floor)