The CSU’s teacher preparation program is the largest in the state and nation, awarding 6,500 California teaching credentials annually.
The CSU’s programs for educators are designed to enable them to continue on career-long growth trajectories, earning credentials that enable them to enter the profession and master’s and doctoral (Ed.D.) programs that provide the skills to be transformational leaders. Campuses offer programs that enable teachers to earn
National Board Certification and the system’s national leadership in professional development includes the
Expository Reading and Writing Course, which has played a prominent role in advancing college readiness in English.
The CSU also is deeply involved in
Subject Matter Projects that advance teacher expertise in mathematics, science, reading and literature, writing, history/social science, the arts, international studies, world languages, and physical education and health. These projects offer Summer Institutes that afford teachers opportunities for in-depth collaborative learning.
Explore a variety of programs across the CSU that will help you earn your bachelor’s degree and teaching credential at the same time.
For best results, use keywords “Education” or “Teaching” under “Area of Study.
California needs more math and science teachers. Learn how to share your skills in STEM through the CSU's Math and Science Teacher Initiative.
Ready to earn your graduate degree in education? There are plenty of options at campuses across the CSU.
Seventeen campuses now offer an Ed.D. or Ph.D. in education, with a special focus on educational leadership.