Welcome to the Single Subject Credential Program!

"It is a beautiful thing when a career and a passion come together." –unknown

We are so glad you are here!  We, as the SSCP Faculty, care deeply about preparing competent and caring professionals for the field of education.  While teaching has its challenges, teaching also has lifelong rewards and we are excited that you are considering a future that enables you to educate today's youth!

In our program, we will provide you with the support you need to impact a generation of students.  You will find that our program pairs research and practice to position you to be a teacher of impact from day one!  To learn more about the structure of our program and the required coursework, please access the links below for pre-admission information sessions and advising information.

We look forward to being a part of your journey!
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Credential Program Application

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Spring 2025 Application Period

  • August 21, 2024 - September 30, 2024


Online Application - CalStateApply


For application assistance and forms, please contact Credential Services.

Program Information

Clinical Practice for the Single Subject Credential Program (SSCP) is a full year (2 semester) commitment, regardless of pathway (student teacher, intern, or resident).  A Placement Application is required for all credential candidates regardless of program or pathway. Clearance by the Office of Field Services is necessary to proceed with placement whether candidates are employed, non-employed, or potentially employed. Visit the Clinical Practice webpage for more information. 

  • The Placement Application is separate from the Graduate School/Credential Program application.



SSCP Class Roadmaps

Guidelines, Structure, and Expectations

First Semester Clinical Practice

Transition Meeting - Second Semester Clinical Practice

Submission of Clinical Practice Paperwork for Final Evaluation

At the end of the clinical practice placement for each semester, SSCP University Supervisors are responsible for submitting all documentation to cohort instructors.

Clinical Practice Webpage

Submit a Credential Application for Online Recommendation to credentials@csustan.edu. Please DO NOT mail application directly to CCTC. Credential Services will check documents, verify eligibility, and recommend for the credential. Learn more about the process by visiting Credentials website - Upon Completion of a Credential Program

Dereck Riddle

Program Coordinator

Dr. Derek Riddle


Pre-Program & Program Advising:
Every Thursday from 2:00pm - 4:00pm 
*By Appointment Only

In-Person or Via Zoom

Zoom Link

For pre/in-program advising, please contact your coordinators in the Teacher Education department.

Updated: July 22, 2024