Designated Subjects, Career and Technical Credential


The CSUSB Palm Desert Campus offers a number of programs in conjunction with the California Department of Education and California Teaching Commission (CTC).

Designated Subjects Teaching Credentials

Palm Desert Campus offers all of the courses needed to meet the requirements specified by the CTC. These courses also meet Level I and Level II requirements for Designated Subjects, Career and Technical, and Adult Credentials.

Visit our web page: Career & Technical Education - Teaching Credentials - Career & Technical Education - College of Education

Application Process:

  • Step One: Admission to the University and to the program. Apply online at CSU Mentor or if you are a California resident and 60 years of age or older, information and instructions are available at the Over 60 website
  • Step Two: Apply for your credential at the CSUSB College of Education Credential Processing webpage.

Palm Desert Campus Coordinator:

Dr. Joseph Scarcella in CE -317 on San Bernardino campus
(909) 537-5287

Alice Pedersen in RG 203K on Palm Desert Campus

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Advisor and Student at desk