Clear Education Specialist Credential

Program Overview

You aspire to teach others.

This credential clears your preliminary education specialist credentials. It can be earned as part of the Master of Arts in Special Education program. The Clear Education Specialist Credential requirements are incorporated into this advanced degree and are strategically aligned and blended with induction requirements to equip special education teachers in induction programs to address the clear (level II) credential proficiency requirements.

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Application Information

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We’re here to make the entire process a simple one. We’ll walk you through the application process, answer your questions, and get you one step closer to earning your degree.

Students must apply to the Master of Arts in Special Education program to be eligible for the Clear Education Specialist Credential.

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Financial Aid and Student Support

We take seriously the role of providing you with financial, academic, and career support so you have the tools you need to be successful at PLNU and beyond. That’s why we offer a holistic support system that focuses on your unique experiences, particular needs, and personal and professional goals — resulting from our deep concern for you, our student.

With a focus on authentic relationships and personalized attention, our goal is to help transform you so you can follow your calling in your own career and life.

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Career Opportunities

The Master of Arts in Special Education will allow you to advance your practice or further specialize. The program is designed for current education specialists.