Education

Dr. Bonnie G. Metcalf School of Education

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Credential Descriptions

Multiple Subject Credential

The Multiple Subject credential program prepares candidates with the requisite knowledge and skills to teach all subjects in a self-contained class in grades 12 and below.

CBU’s state-approved Elementary Subject Matter Program offers a specialized curriculum that prepares students to teach multiple subjects specifically in an elementary educational setting.

Student Learning Outcomes for MS Credential

Single Subject Credential

Graduates of this credential program will be prepared to demonstrate competency in their chosen single subject area, qualifying them to teach specific subjects in grades 12 and below.

Student Learning Outcomes for SS Credential

Education Specialist in Mild/Moderate Disabilities

Candidates who complete this credential are qualified to teach students with a range of special needs, including students with learning disabilities, mild-to-moderate mental retardation, attention deficit and attention deficit hyperactivity disorders, and serious emotional disturbances. Teachers with this credential are approved to teach in grades K-12 and in adult classes.

Student Learning Outcomes for Education Specialist in Mild/Moderate Disabilities

Education Specialist in Moderate/Severe Disabilities

This credential prepares candidates to teach students with a range of learning challenges including autism, deaf-blindness, moderate-to-severe mental retardation, multiple disabilities and serious emotional disturbance. Teachers with this credential are approved to teach in grades K-12 and in adult classes.

Student Learning Outcomes for Education Specialist in Moderate/Severe Disabilities

Preliminary Administrative Services Credential (ASC)

This credential program is designed to prepare educators to advance professionally as visionary leaders and change agents shaping and implementing innovative curriculum and instructional programs. The ASC program provides students an efficient route into education administration.

Blending best practices, relevant research, case studies and practical hands-on learning experiences, the ASC curriculum equips candidates with methods and strategies they can apply directly to their current work situations. Interdisciplinary courses cover a range of topics, including educational leadership, staff development, school law and finance, governance and policy, community relations and educational research.

Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) in School Psychology

Designed for working adults, the Master of Science in School Psychology equips candidates with the competitive skills, knowledge and training to advance in a career as a professional School Psychologist. Candidates in this program work toward the M.S. in School Psychology and PPS credential simultaneously. 

Student Learning Outcomes for PPS in School Psychology

Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) in School Counseling

The Master of Science in School Counseling enhances the expertise and competitive qualifications of students interested in advancing professionally as school counselors. Candidates simultaneously work toward the M.S. in School Counseling and PPS Credential concurrently.

Student Learning Outcomes for PPS in School Counseling