Education Specialist Credential

Mild to Moderate or Moderate to Severe

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As today's schools, programs and educational requirements become more complex, the needs of special education students continue to be individualized and comprehensive.

Quick Facts
Program Units
Average Duration
1 - 1½ year
Program Format
On campus with a full-time or part-time course load
Course Availability
Fall and Spring 15-week semesters
  • Thousand Oaks
2016-17 Cost

$705 per credit

$27,495 base cost

Cal Grant & TEACH Grant available
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Candidates who meet the Internship Credential requirements may complete their program under the internship option. Please visit the Credential Office for more information.

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Master's Degree Option

Upon completion of the Preliminary credential program, you can take these courses to earn the M.S in Special Education degree.

  • EDGN 509 Introduction to Educational Research
  • EDGN 510 Educational Research Design and Methodology
  • EDGN 599 Thesis Research

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It really has been worth the investment I've made because it's easy to maneuver through the program, get your classes, and communicate with faculty. Those are the things that make a great educational experience.

Nick Jerrems