Credential Office

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    Welcome to the Credential Office

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    Taking pride in assisting you

Advisement

We offer pre-program and In-program advising and information. Advisors are assigned based on the first letter of your last name. Advising is available by appointment.

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Credential Analyst/AdvisorAssigned Letters
Nicholas NovoselA-F
Monique BrownG-N
Lynn GabrielsenO-Z

Advisement Hours

* Advisement hours may change. Please check the home page for important news and announcements.
Monday8:00 am – 4:30 pm*
Tuesday8:00 am – 4:30 pm*
Wednesday8:00 am – 6:30 pm*
Thursday12:00 pm – 4:30 pm*
Friday8:00 am – 4:30 pm*

Please feel free to email credential staff at credprep@csun.edu to inquire about the status of any of the following:

  • Admission and re-admission
  • Student Teaching applications
  • Program changes
  • Credential Request forms
  • Program Status Letters
  • Course Substitutions
  • Program Requirements
  • Change of Program
  • English Language Authorization
  • Added Authorization

Credential Orientation Handbook

Orientation information for students newly admitted to the Multiple and Single Subject Credential programs, with a focus on:

  • Assisting students with course, exam, and program requirements
  • Explaining the process and prerequisites for 'Student Teaching'
  • Tips for successful completion of the program

Multiple Subject Credential (Elementary Education) (.pdf)

Single Subject Credential (Secondary Education) (.pdf)