CSU Monterey Bay’s School of Education is housed in the College of Professional Studies. It is comprised of the Preliminary Multiple Subject Credential program; the Single Subject Credential program in English, Foreign Language, Math, Science, and History-Social Science; the Preliminary Education Specialist Mild to Moderate, the Preliminary Education Specialist Moderate to Severe, and the Level II/Clear Education Specialist in both Mild to Moderate and Moderate Severe; and the Masters of Arts in Education with an emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction or in Special Education.

All credential programs have the CLAD/English Learner Authorization certification infused in their preliminary programs. Other certification authorizations include Behavior Analysis, Autism Spectrum Disorder Added Authorization, and English Learner Authorization for Level II Education Specialist candidates who transferred from another institution.

All credential programs offer the traditional and intern pathway. Multiple Subject program includes the Liberal Studies Integrated credential program pathway. Both Multiple Subject and Single Subject programs offer all courses as a cohort for full-time candidates. Both programs for the Education Specialist credential offer all courses for part-time or full-time candidates, with or without a base credential (Multiple or Single Subject), and not as a cohort. The classes are offered either in person, or on-line. This section of the catalog provides specific information curriculum requirements for these programs.

The School of Education is both national and state accredited.Teacher education programs are subject to changes made by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing and California Legislature. For the most current information please contact:

School of Education Office

  • 831-582-3639 Jazmine Contreras, Assitant to Chair of Education
  • 831-582-5081 Dr. Irene Nares-Guzicki, Chair