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Elementary Education

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Spring 2020 applications open August 1, 2019 (Traditional Pathway only). Priority Deadline: October 15, 2019. Rolling admissions on a space available basis through December 1st. Summer 2020 applications Open October 1, 2019 with a priority deadline of February 15th 2020. Rolling admissions after the deadline depending on space available. (Program application can be closed once filled anytime after February 15, 2020). 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

Department of Education and Leadership

(831) 582-3639
(831) 582-3585
Del Mar