Admissions Requirements and Deadlines

Thank you for your interest in the School of Education at Sonoma State University! Below you will find information regarding our admission periods for our programs and other useful information regarding submitting an application.

For descriptions of our programs select "Choose a Program" on the navigation menu on the left, or select "Programs" at the navigation bar above. Undergraduate, Credential Programs or M.A. Programs. To learn more about our credential programs, you can attend our Information Workshop. For more information contact us at credentials.office@sonoma.edu, or visit us at Stevenson Hall 1078.

APPLICATION DEADLINES-CREDENTIAL PROGRAMS

Credential Program Application Periods and Deadlines
Credential Program Name

Fall 2017 Application Period

Multiple Subject CLOSED
Single Subject EXTENDED to March 30, 2017 ON A SPACE AVAILABLE BASIS. ONLY COMPLETED APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED during the extension period.
Preliminary Education Specialist

EXTENDED to March 30, 2017. ONLY COMPLETE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED during the extension period.

Clear Induction Education Specialist Program Priority - November 1, 2016- May 1, 2017
Admin Services Preliminary/Clear Priority - November 1, 2016- May 1, 2017
Reading and Literacy Programs November 1, 2016 - May 1, 2017
Prerequisites
offered spring, summer and fall semesters, call 707-664-2832

*Open to qualified intern candidates

NEED PREREQUISITE COURSES? Our prerequisites are offered in the Spring, Summer and Fall semesters. Apply now via www.csumentor.edu, or contact the Credentials Office for information: 707-664-2832 or credentials.office@sonoma.edu

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Master's Program Application Window

Masters Program Fall 2017  
Early Childhood Education November 1 - May 1, 2017  
Reading & Literacy November 1 - May 1, 2017  
Special Education* November 1 - May 1, 2017  
Curriculum Teaching & Learning November 1 - May 1, 2017  
TESOL November 1 - May 1, 2017  
Educational Leadership* November 1 - May 1, 2017  
*Candidates for the degree must hold a valid teaching credential or request consent from the Department of Educational Leadership and Special Education.

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All Credential and Master's Degree Applicants Must Apply to BOTH SSU and the Specific School of Education Program:

  • You must apply to the Sonoma State University as a graduate/post baccalaureate student in order to be admitted to a Credential or Masters program in the School of Education.
  • Please apply to SSU via www.csumentor.edu for your semester of interest.
  • Then complete the application process for the School of Education Credential or Master's Degree program.

Fall 2017 Admissions

Mandatory Interview and Orientation dates for Fall 2017 Applicants

Interview Dates for Fall 2017 Applicants:

Please note these dates may be subject to change.

Multiple Subject: April 13, 2017
Education Specialist: March 6, 2017
Single Subject: April 14, 2017

Orientation Dates for Fall 2017 Applicants:

Please note these dates may be subject to change.

Multiple Subject: March 27, 2017
Education Specialist: March 27, 2017
Single Subject: April 6, 2017