Single-Subject Credential Programs

Credential Programs
 

The Single Subject Credential Program at CSU Fullerton is the only nationally-accredited program in Orange County. Those successfully completing our program receive a credential from the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing which authorizes teaching in the subject(s) identified in grades K-12. High school teachers and most middle school teachers hold single subject credentials. Some single subject teachers also work in elementary grades (for example, many music teachers who teach at elementary schools hold single subject credentials).

The Single Subject Credential Program is interdisciplinary, involving the Department of Secondary Education, academic departments, and local school districts in providing the subject matter preparation, pedagogical training, and field experiences necessary to prepare high-quality teachers. Our program recruits and supports candidates in developing the disposition, knowledge, and skills needed to enable them to meet the needs of the diverse learners in California’s schools.

About Our Program

Program Overviews

Your first step is to view our online overview presentation where we cover the credential program you’re interested in. The online, narrated presentation is embedded below. You may choose to attend our on-campus, hour-long session, which includes a question and answer session at the end of each review. NO RSVP is required. Please refer to the overview calendar for upcoming sessions by clicking here.

Credentials Offered

We offer many Single Subject Credentials.  Read more about each subject area by clicking through each subject: Art, EnglishMathematicsMusicPhysical EducationScienceSocial Studies, and Theater, FLM (Foundational Level Math),FLS (Foundational Level Science), Foreign Languages.

Internship / Professional Track Program

This program is designed for students who wish to complete credential requirements while concurrently teaching in their credential preparation subject area/s in the public schools. Read more about our Internship / Professional Track Program.

Admission Requirements

Download and View our Admission Requirements here. (PDF)

Apply and Gain Admission to Cal State Fullerton

Head over to http://www.csumentor.edu and start your admission process to Cal State Fullerton. Note: Apply as a Graduate/Post-Baccalaureate with the major Education (Credential only).

Apply to Our Program

This application is specific to our program. You’ll need to submit this along with all of your Application Documents. Download the Application here (PDF).

Credential Application Processing Fee

You can pay securely and online by clicking here, or pay on-campus at Cashier's Office (Fullerton Campus - UH 180).

Submit your Application Documents

Admission to Teacher Education Department, College Park Suite 540 
Raquel Clovery - (657) 278 4028
Office Hours: Monday - Friday (8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) 
California State University, Fullerton
2600 East Nutwood Avenue

Mailing Address
Attn: Raquel Clovery
California State University Fullerton
Admission to Teacher Education - CP540
P.O. Box 6868
Fullerton, California 92834-6868
(657) 278-3352
(657) 278-2785 - Fax

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