College of Education

Department of Education and Leadership

Elementary Education

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Summer 2024 applications open October 1, 2023. Rolling admissions open through March 1, 2024 final deadline. See deadlines posted in Cal State Apply.


The CSUMB Elementary Education Program prepares students to teach in a K-8 classroom setting and obtain a California Preliminary Elementary Education Teacher Credential.


  • Integration of coursework & fieldwork
  • Integration of theory & practice
  • Field Placement in diverse classrooms for the full K-8 school year
  • Co-teaching model
  • English Learner Authorization
  • Internship Pathway Available

Pathway Options

There are four pathways through the Elementary Education Credential Program:

For more information please contact:

Shawna Gannon, Recruitment and Admissions Counselor