Elementary Education

Graphic of apple on stacked books, color pencils, and ABC blocks on deskWelcome to the Multiple Subject Credential Program!

Elementary teachers have a unique calling. They need to do more than educate students — they must motivate and captivate. Now, if that sounds like a task suited to you, maybe you have what is needed to teach in elementary school.

Teacher Education at Stanislaus State offers a variety of graduate programs, many of which can be completed in a year, to equip the state’s future K-6 teachers with the keys needed to unlock the potential in children.

The Multiple Subject Credential Program is a gateway for many elementary
teachers. It is a 36-unit program that includes student teaching. The program can be completed in a year. There are several institutions where aspiring teachers can attain their credentials. Stanislaus State stands out because of its intended mix of Multiple Subject Credential Program’s affordability, timeliness, convenience, and depth of preparation.

COVID 19 & Campus Updates

Basic Skills Requirement: NEW Options 

The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing recently announced that the Basic Skills Requirement (CBEST) may now be met by Commission-approved coursework. 

(NEW) Basic Skills Requirement (BSR) Form available at Credential Services.

More info about CSET updates will be coming in January 2022.

Credential Program Information

Spring 2022 Application Period:
August 23rd - September 30th, 2021
Interview Date:
Mandatory Program Orientation:

Helpful Links

Application Materials

Student Teaching

MSCP Student Teaching Information

Residency Pathway

Are you interested in pursuing a rewarding career as a Spanish Bilingual teacher? Then the Stan State Warriors Teach! Residency Pathway might be for you. Engage in deeper clinical training while completing the credential program in a year. Have your tuition fully covered as a year-long resident.

Watch this video for more information, Or see the PowerPoint below! 



Residency Pathway Webpage