Education Specialist (Special Ed)

Dr. Kimy Liu, Program Coordinator
Education Specialist Credential Program
DBH 328B, 209/664-6743


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.


1.  CSET Test Preparation Information






 ESCP Handbook and Forms

Credential Program Information


Fall 2016 Application Information

Priority Applications: 1/28/16 - 2/12/16

Regular Applications:  2/15/16 - 3/10/16

Priority Interviews: February 26, 2016

Regular Interviews:  April 22, 2016 

Mandatory Orientation:  May 6, 2016


See Credential Services web-page for Pre- Credential Program Advising Information and application for the Education Specialist Credential Program (Special Ed) 

Phone: 209-667-3534
DBH 303

There are two separate applications to enter the Credential Program.

Application to the Credential Program, $30 fee. For application information click on the link Credential Services web page.

Credential Applicants must also apply to the Graduate School, $55 fee, at CSU Mentor