Credential Office

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    Welcome to the Credential Office

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    Taking pride in assisting you

Students

Advisement for prospective as well as current credential program students is available in-person AND by email.

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)

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

Advisement Hours

Advisement is available by appointment and walk-In. Please be advised that walk-in advisement is on first come first serve basis, wait time can be under 15 minutes but may be longer during peak periods. Please call our office to set up an appointment (818) 677-2586

* 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*