The Department of Special Education at SFSU offers post-baccalaureate programs leading to the following credentials:

Programs in teacher preparation for the Education Specialist Credentials, Clinical or Rehabilitative Resource Services (CRS) are approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC). Programs are organized via a two-tiered system: The Preliminary Education Specialist and the Clear. Each level is based on California teaching standards with unique requirements for preliminary and professional certification.