This program prepares candidates to teach children and conduct educational assessments for K-12. The Education Specialist Preliminary - Mild/Moderate Disabilities credential focuses on individuals with mild/moderate intellectual limitations, high to moderate functioning autism, other health impairments, and mild emotional disturbances.
Service Credential, Pupil Personnel Services, School Counseling
This program prepares students for the critical role of serving as a counselor in California K-12 public schools. Students in the Pupil Personnel Services Credential for School Counseling program will learn topics such as counselor roles and techniques for students of different cultures and backgrounds, ethical guidelines, legal issues and strategies for goal setting. Graduates will be able to enhance programs for students that enable them to fully participate in educational and life endeavors.
Service Credential, Preliminary Administrative Services
This program mentors and prepares students to successfully assume the multiple leadership roles needed in school administration. With an option to align coursework with direct field experience the Preliminary Administrative Services Credential allows for students to intern while completing their studies. A selection of program courses may also be integrated into the Master of Arts in Education with an emphasis in Educational Leadership and Administration degree.
Special Education Level II Education Specialist Professional Moderate/Severe Credential
This program builds on the knowledge gained during a student's Level I training to help pave the way for further professional growth. In the Level II Education Specialist Professional Moderate/Severe Credential program students learn advanced special education methods through coursework the development of a career portfolio.
This unique program is designed to promote educational practices that lead to positive outcomes for youth students. The combined Ed.S., School Psychology and MA, Education Psychology with Pupil Personnel Services Credential in School Psychology (PPSP) program prepares graduates to serve as knowledgeable, skilled and reflective school psychologists in California public schools, grades K-12.