Prospective Students

Advising—What better place to start for the information you need to begin your journey to a credential than with one-on-one advising?

Credential Program OptionsThere are a number of credential programs available at Chico State to choose from. Not sure which one is right for you? Take some time to explore the available options.

Admission Guide (pdf)—A useful resource to help you through our admission process, with tailored information depending on your specific circumstances.

TestimonialsStill not quite sure you want to enter the teaching profession? View testimonials from people who once shared your doubts on how teaching has changed their lives.

Financial AidIn addition to University, state, and federal financial aid options, credential candidates also have the opportunity to take advantage of grants, stipends, and scholarships offered through the School of Education.

Equivalencies (pdf)—If you have coursework from another university that you believe is applicable to credential requirements, please submit the necessary paperwork to have your previous coursework evaluated.

Resources for Credential Candidates—Here are the most crucial university offices and resources available to credential candidates.

Credential ApplicationsReady to apply to a credential program? Find the application for your program of choice and submit it by the deadline stated.

FAQs—Still have questions? Perhaps our FAQs page can help.