Academic Advisement

The department offers preliminary and advanced credentials and a masters in education.

Please contact the Credential Office at (818) 677-2586 for all advising regarding credentials. Also visit the Credential Office website at www.csun.edu/eisner-education/credential-office. The department offers a preliminary Multiple Subject credential. There are four pathway programs for that credential:

  1. Traditional Program,
  2. Accelerated Collaborative Teacher Preparation Program (ACT),
  3. Multiple Subject Intern Program,
  4. Integrated Teacher Education Program (ITEP) with two options – Freshman (ITEPF) and Junior (ITEPJ) options.

The Department offers a Masters in Education option in Elementary Education with the emphases listed below. Please contact the department at (818) 677-2590 for a list of current program advisors for each emphasis (818) 677-2621 or visit the department website at www.csun.edu/eisner-education/elementary-education 

  1. Curriculum and Instruction,
  2. Language and Literacy,
  3. Multicultural/Multilingual Education.

Careers

A career as teacher in the elementary education setting can lead to a wide spectrum of opportunities. In addition to classroom teaching, and as teachers gain more experience and advanced credentials, there are positions as teacher coaches, developing and/or providing professional development for teachers, and in the corporate world, developing curriculum for educational purposes and providing educational professional development.

Accreditation

All credential programs and education-related masters are accredited by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing and by the National Council on the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) programs.

Honors

Pi Lambda Theta (PLT) is the CSUN chapter of Phi Delta Kappa, an honor society for Education students with a grade point average of at least 3.50. View the PLT Newsletter at www.csun.edu/eisner-education/student-resources.

Clubs and Societies

Pi Lambda Theta (PLT) is the CSUN chapter of Phi Delta Kappa, an honor society for Education students with a grade point average of at least 3.50. View the PLT Newsletter at www.csun.edu/eisner-education/student-resources.

Contact

Dean’s Office
(818) 677-2590
www.csun.edu/education/eed