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


Spring 2017 Application Information

Priority Applications: 8/24/16 - 9/09/16

Regular Applications:  9/12/16 - 10/07/16

Priority Interviews: TBD

Regular Interviews:  TBD

Mandatory Orientation:  TBD


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