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.





 ESCP Handbook and Forms


See Credential Services website for pre-advising information and application to the Education Specialist (Special Ed) Credential Program.
Phone:  (209) 667-3534
Room:  DBH 303


Fall 2017 Application Information

Priority Applications accepted:  1/26 - 2/13/17

Regular Applications accepted:  2/14 - 3/13/17

Priority Interviews:  2/24/17

Regular Interviews:  4/07/17

Program Orientation: April 21, 3-4:30pm, DBH 104 I(Students enrolled in the ESCP/MSCP Concurrent program must attend both the MSCP & ESCP  Orientations)
MSCP Orientation: 5/19, 4-6pm, DBH 167.
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 separately, at