Certificate in Education

Requirements (24 units)

Certificates may be earned by regularly matriculated or extended learning students and denote successful completion of a prescribed program of study designed to:

  1. impart specified professional/vocational/career competencies; or
  2. produce mastery of the content of a sub-field of an academic major (discipline); or
  3. provide exposure to the range of materials in a traditional or emerging interdisciplinary field.

Certain certificate programs contain 600-level courses as requirements and/or electives. These 600-level courses may not be taken by undergraduate students. Candidates must receive two-thirds of their certificate-applicable credit from the university. The transferring of credit or the substitution of courses may occur only after application to the appropriate campus authority.

A minimum of twelve units of coursework for this certificate must be completed at CSUSB. Substitution of courses may occur only after application to the program coordinator.

Certificate Requirements

Lower division requirement (4)
EDUC 250Democracy and Education4
Upper division requirements (20)
Twenty units chosen from:20
Education and Contemporary Culture
Diversity in Education
Education and Special Populations
Social Class, Poverty, and Education
History of Schooling
Education for Peace and Nonviolence
Total Units24