Special Education Credential Programs


Fall 2017 Applicants

Applications are currently being accepted for the Fall 2017 semester. Please be sure to submit a completed application - including verification of passing at least one multiple subject CSET. Credential Program Applications are due to ED 100 by April 17, 2017 at 5pm. 
Fall 2017 early registration begins April 24, 2017 and classes begin on August 22, 2017. APPLY NOW!

Special Education Teaching Credential

The Education Specialist Credential authorizes the holder to teach students with mild/moderate or moderate/severe disabilities (K-age 22) in public or private school programs, clinics, special schools, resource classrooms, educational programs, residential facilities, hospitals, and other agencies serving persons with special needs. This credential program prepares the teacher candidates through required coursework and fieldwork and may be simultaneously earned along with a Multiple Subject credential. APPLY NOW!

Dual Credential (Multiple Subject + Special Education)

Teacher candidates may simultaneously work on a Multiple Subject and Education Specialist Credential. Some of the courses are required for both credentials and specialized dual student teaching placements may be used. APPLY NOW!

Deaf Education Credential (Multiple Subject + Deaf Education)

The Deaf Education program prepares candidates to teach deaf and hard of hearing students and gives you a broad background in bilingual-bi-cultural education, total communication, and cued speech philosophies along with speech, language, auditory training, deaf culture, and American Sign Language. To enroll in this program, you must apply to Fresno State under the Communicative Disorders and Deaf Studies Department as well as the Kremen School Multiple Subject Credential Program. For more information contact Janice Smith-Warshaw at jsmithwarshaw@csufresno.edu or 559.278.2423.