The School of Education Faculty and Staff at Sonoma State University are delighted you are interested in pursuing a career in teaching! We are here to provide as much support as possible to make sure you understand the process by which a teacher becomes credentialed in the State of California.

The links below provide information to help you get on the right pathway to earning your credential, based on where you are starting from today.

Please contact the Student Services Office in the School of Education with any questions or concerns.

Pathways to teaching for

Freshmen Students 

Transfer Students

Postbaccalaureate Students

Guides for undergraduates interested in teaching

Guide for Elementary Teaching 

Guide for Secondary Teaching

Guide for Special Education Teaching