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 Priority - November 1, 2016- February 28, 2017
Single Subject Priority - November 1, 2016- February 28, 2017
Preliminary Education Specialist

Priority - November 1, 2016- February 28, 2017

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 Spring 2017 Fall 2017
Early Childhood Education July 1 - November 30, 2016
Extended to December 30, 2016
November 1 - May 1, 2017
Reading & Literacy July 1 - November 30, 2016
Extended to December 30, 2016
November 1 - May 1, 2017
Special Education* CLOSED November 1 - May 1, 2017
Curriculum Teaching & Learning July 1- November 30, 2016
Extended to December 30, 2016
November 1 - May 1, 2017
TESOL July 1 - November 30, 2016
Extended to December 30, 2016
November 1 - May 1, 2017
Educational Leadership* CLOSED 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: TBD
Education Specialist: March 6, 2017
Single Subject: March 24, 2017

Orientation Dates for Fall 2017 Applicants:

Please note these dates may be subject to change.

Multiple Subject: TBD
Education Specialist: March 27, 2017
Single Subject: April 7, 2017