Education Specialist Credential Add-on

For teachers in the Central Coast

This program allows current teachers to gain skills and experience supporting students with mild-to-moderate needs through an accelerated format.

There is a strong demand for teachers who want to help students with special needs succeed in the classoom. Through Cal Lutheran's well-respected program, you can add a mild-to-moderate special education teaching credential to your existing multiple subject credential.

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Education Specialist Add-on Credential Online Information Session
Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021 at 4:00 - 5:00 pm

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Quick Facts

Program Units
7 months
Program Format
On-campus courses offered weekday evenings
Course Availability
Spring and Summer 15-week semesters
  • Santa Maria-Bonita School District office
2021-22 Cost
$790 per credit
$14,220 base cost


Want to learn more?

Let us know you're interested and we'll reach out to answer your questions.


Spring 2022 Semester

Summer 2022 Semester

How to Apply


The priority application deadline is November 1, 2021.


Contact Us
(805) 493-3325

Application Requirements

  1. Complete application
  2. Personal statement
  3. Two letters of recommendation
  4. Official transcripts from Bachelors/other degrees
  5. Copy of Teaching Credential
  6. CSET Passing Scores
  7. Resume