Credential Programs

Become an Elementary or Secondary Teacher 

Cal Poly Pomona's post-baccluarate credential program will prepare you for the challenges of diverse classrooms and assist you to become teacher leaders within your school and community. Our programs are fully accredited by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing and meet all state teacher preparation standards. Our programs prepare you to meet the Teaching Performance Expectations and apply student-centered approaches to equip your students for success.

Initial Credential Programs

Multiple Subject

(Elementary Teacher)

Single Subject

(Middle School or High School Teacher)

Education Specialist

(Special Education Teacher)

The Multiple Subject Credential program prepares teachers for self-contained elementary or middle school classroom environments. 

The Single Subject Credential program prepares teachers for subject-specific teaching at the middle or high school level.

The Education Specialist Credential prepares teachers to work with special populations in a variety of settings.


Added Authorizations, Specialist Instruction, and Advanced Credentials

Adapted Physical Education (APE) - Added Authorization

Agriculture Specialist- Special Instruction

Administrative Services Credentials - School Leaders ( program offered by the Department of Educational Leadership)

For more information on 100% funded scholarships for Education Specialists and Adapted Physical Education, visit our SEEDS websiteSEEDS logo