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Teaching Credential
Teaching Credential

Do you want to teach kindergarten, elementary school, high school, or special education?
Learn how to apply to earn your teaching credential through the CSU.

CSU Schools of ​Education Teaching Credential Programs

Choose a campus to learn how to apply for the​ teaching credential you're interested in.

Teacher and Educator Degrees & Credentials

The CSU’s teacher preparation program awards 6,500 California teaching credentials each year. Learn how you can take the next step in your career.

Explore Degree & Credential Programs


CalStateTEACH Credential Program

Earn your Preliminary Multiple Subject Credential through this mostly online program, qualifying you to teach in many general education classrooms in California.

Learn About CalStateTEACH

EduCorps

This teacher recruitment organization has answers to frequently asked questions about teaching credentials and contact information for credential advisors at every CSU campus.

Learn About EduCorps


TEACH Calif​ornia

Designed to help end the state's shortage of special education, mathematics, and science teachers, this organization helps guide prospective educators in creating a plan to become a credentialed teacher in California.

Learn About TEACH California​​