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Credential and Masters' Programs

In the Department of Special Education we offer the following:

Early Childhood

  • Preliminary Credential
  • Clear Education Specialist Credential
  • Master's

Mild/Moderate

  • Preliminary Credential
  • Clear Education Specialist Credential
  • Master's 

Moderate/Severe

  • Preliminary Credential
  • Clear Education Specialist Credential
  • Master's

Autism

  • Master's 

Please note: If you plan to teach in California, you must get a California credential first. A master's degree alone will not allow you to teach. Typically students enroll in a clear credential and master's programs simultaneously.