College of Education

Department of Education and Leadership

Apply for Your Credential

We are still accepting and processing credential applications while the campus is closed. To apply for your credential, please use the guide below that corresponds to your program:

How to Apply for Your Multiple Subject Credential

How to Apply for Your Single Subject Credential

How to Apply for Your Preliminary Education Specialist Credential

How to Apply for Your Clear Education Specialist Credential

How to Apply for Your Administrative Services Credential

How to Apply for Your School Psychology Credential

How to Apply for Your School Social Work Credential

How to Apply for Your Bilingual Authorization

How to Apply for Your Autism Authorization (Special Education credential program applicants do not use this checklist)

How to apply for your credential during COVID-19 - PowerPoint with links included

How to apply for your credential during COVID-19 - video by the CSUMB Credential Analysts. This is a tutorial only. Please see the PowerPoint for links.

Once you are finished with your credential program, you will need to submit a complete application to the Credential Analyst at CSUMB in order to apply for your credential. Use the following items:

  1. Information Cover Sheet
  2. Application Checklist that applies to your program

Application Checklists

For more information on applying for your credential, please email our CSUMB Credential Analysts while they are working remotely at this time:

Christy Hanselka chjordan@csumb.edu

Chris Villanueva chvillanueva@csumb.edu