Orientations & Deadlines

Credential Program Orientation Schedule

Our teacher credential programs require prospective students to participate in an orientation.  Please participate in an orientation appropriate for your interest:

Multiple Subject (Elementary) and Single Subject (Secondary) Program Orientations

The orientations for our multiple and single subject credential programs are now online.  To access, follow the directions below:

Orientation Directions for Cal Poly Pomona Students:

  1. Login to Blackboard using your BroncoName and BroncoPassword
  2. Click the Organizations tab at the top of the screen
  3. In the Organization Search box type "Credential Services Program Orientation" (without quotations) and click Go
  4. Click the double-down arrow icon next to the Organization ID and then click Enroll
  5. You will be asked to self-enroll. Click Submit to self-enroll.
  6. You will see the message action successful if you have been enrolled
  7. Click ok to continue

Orientation Directions for Non-Cal Poly Pomona Students:

  1. View the orientation materials in PDF format.
  2. Download a free PDF file reader if necessary.

Teacher Intern Program Orientation

  1. View the Teacher Intern Program Orientation.
  2. Download a free PDF file reader if necessary.

Education Specialist Program Orientation

**Education Specialist Program orientations are not online and are held at Cal Poly Pomona.**

While we diligently try not to make changes, all orientation dates are subject to change without notice. Please call the Credential Analyst (x4400) before driving a long distance.

Education Specialist Orientation
August 29, 2017 5:00 - 6:00 pm 6-227
October 3, 2017 5:00 - 6:00 pm 6-227
January 9, 2018 5:00 - 6:00 pm 6-104
April 10, 2018 5:00 - 6:00 pm TBD

 Applications & Admissions

There are two important steps associated with the Credential applications and admission process:

  1. The University Application Deadline
  2. The Credential Program Application Deadline



Credential Program Application Packets can be obtained from the Credential Services Office Forms Page. In addition to applying to the university, you must also prepare your Program Admissions Packet and submit it to the Credential Analyst once eligible, by the established deadline.

Important Credential Programs Deadlines

After completing the University admission process, please review the important deadlines for:

First-Time Credentials Deadlines

(For Education Specialist, Multiple Subject & Single Subject Programs)

  1. Credential Program Application Deadlines (for credential program admission):

    • Spring 2018 - January 5, 2018
    • Fall 2018 - March 1, 2018
  1. Clinical Practice Application Deadlines (for progression into clinical practice):
    • Spring 2018 - December 8, 2017
    • Fall 2018 - March 15, 2018

Advanced Credential Deadline

(For Administrative Services Credential Program and Students Adding Education Specialist Credential (SECAP)):

The Advanced Credential Program application deadline is:

    • Fall 2018 - TBA

Internship Deadlines

(An Alternative Route for Clinical Practice)

Students eligible to join the internship program are required to consult with the Intern Coordinator and the Credential Services Office for deadline information for each quarter.

For the necessary applications, please visit the forms page