Apply for a Teaching Credential Program

Einstein QuoteWe only accept COMPLETE application packets. Application packets must include:

  • Cal State Apply Online Application 
  • Program Application Form
  • Advising Form
  • TB Risk Assessment
  • Letters of Recommendation (2)
  • CBEST scores* or verification of Basic Skills
  • CSET scores or Subject Matter Proficiency verification*
  • Certificate of Clearance
  • Pre-Program Field Experience (EHD 50 or Equivalent)

If you are teaching full-time on a short-term permit (STSP or PIP) and would like to begin a credential program, contact the appropriate program coordinator.

Apply for the Credential Program

Single Subject Credential

Multiple Subject Credential

Special Education Credential

CBEST and CSET Test Preparation

Visit the Fresno Unified School District for more information.


Pre-Admission Disclosure: Admission into programs leading to licensure and credentialing does not guarantee that students will obtain a license or credential. Licensure and credentialing requirements are set by agencies that are not controlled by or affiliated with the CSU and requirements can change at any time. For example, licensure or credentialing requirements can include evidence of the right to work in the United States (e.g., social security number or tax payer identification number) or successfully passing a criminal background check. Students are responsible for determining whether they can meet licensure or credentialing requirements. The CSU will not refund tuition, fees, or any associated costs, to students who determine subsequent to admission that they cannot meet licensure or credentialing requirements. Information concerning licensure and credentialing requirements are available from Sherri Nakashima,, 559.278.0300.