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Departments, Offices, and Programs

Academic Departments

  Department
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Bilingual Multicultural Education

Eureka Hall 401
(916) 278-5942

The Bilingual/Multicultural Education Department (BMED) prepares K-12 teacher candidates and practitioners to work with students to develop a democratic and pluralistic society. The Department faculty explores theoretical and pedagogical issues of bilingualism, multiculturalism, and educational equity and social justice, offering courses and experiences to assist credential candidates and professionals to work successfully in classrooms, schools, and educational agencies within our diverse state. The Department curriculum develops students’ pedagogical, analytical, and planning skills in order to prepare them to operate effectively in the development, implementation, and analysis of educational policies and programs affecting the academic lives of low income, and culturally and linguistically diverse K-12 students.
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Child Development

Brighton Hall 137
(916) 278-7192

Child Development is the study of the physical, socio-emotional, and cognitive growth and development of the child from conception through adolescence. The purposes of this major are to provide a sound academic program in Child Development and prepare students to work with children and families in a variety of school and community settings.
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Counselor Education

Eureka Hall 414
(916) 278-5399

The Master of Science in Counseling prepares professional counselors for employment in a variety of settings such as public and private agencies, universities and colleges, schools and private practice. This degree meets the educational requirements for professional counselor licensure in most states. The 57-unit Pupil Personnel Services, School Counseling Credential prepares professional counselors to work within the K-12 educational system. The programs are clinically oriented, with didactic and experiential courses, a 100-hour clinical practicum, and 600 hours of field experience.
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Doctorate in Educational Leadership Program

Eureka Hall 328
(916) 278-5557

The Doctor of Education degree offered by the California State University shall be focused on preparing administrative leaders for California public elementary and secondary schools and community colleges and on the knowledge and skills needed by administrators to be effective leaders in California public schools and community colleges. The Doctor of Education degree offered by the California State University shall be offered through partnerships through which the California public elementary and secondary schools and community colleges shall participate substantively in program design, candidate recruitment and admissions, teaching, and program assessment and evaluation.
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Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

Eureka Hall 437
(916) 278-5388

The programs in Educational Leadership are designed to meet a variety of needs in the field. The programs are oriented toward an interdisciplinary approach to the study of school leadership, offering students significant opportunities to apply theory to the practice of educational leadership.
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Special Education, Rehabilitation, School Psychology, and Deaf Studies

Eureka Hall 316
(916) 278-6622

The Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, School Psychology, and Deaf Studies (EDS) offers professional programs in the areas of American Sign Language/Deaf Studies, School Psychology, Special Education, and Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling. Undergraduate programs include American Sign Language/Deaf Studies, a Certificate in American Sign Language, and a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Career and Technical Studies. Graduate professional programs lead to an Early Childhood Special Education Certificate, an Early Childhood Special Education Specialist Credential, specialist credentials for teachers of K-12 pupils with mild/moderate/severe disabilities which can be combined with the Multiple Subjects Credential, and to the Pupil Personnel Services Credential, School Psychology Endorsement.
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Teacher Education

Eureka Hall 201
(916) 278-6155

Teaching is among the most challenging and personally rewarding of professions. The professional educator brings together subject matter knowledge, appropriate strategies, and interpersonal skills essential to providing successful learning experiences for children. The contemporary teacher is well versed in individualized instruction and sensitive to developmental and sociocultural issues involving the learner. The Department of Teacher Education offers the professional education components of credential programs for kindergarten through high school teaching. A specialized credential program is offered to advanced students in Reading/Language Arts. The Department offers several master's degree programs.

College Offices

  Office Contact Information
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(916) 278-6252
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(916) 278-4567
Image Placeholder for Faculty Photo Dean’s Office Eureka 206
(916) 278-6639
Image Placeholder for Faculty Photo Equity Coordinator Eureka Hall 212
(916) 278-4324
Coordinator: Adriana Echandía

Image Placeholder for Faculty Photo Teacher Preparation and Credentials (TPAC) Eureka 216
(916) 278-6403

College Programs

  Program Contact Information
Image Placeholder for Faculty Photo Academic Talent Search (ATS) 7750 College Town Drive
Suite 101
Sacramento CA 95826
(916) 278-7032
ats@csus.edu
Image Placeholder for Faculty Photo Accelerated College Entrance Program (ACE) College of Education
Eureka Hall 318
Sacramento CA 95819-6079
(916) 278-6622
ace@csus.edu
Image Placeholder for Faculty Photo High School Equivalency Program (HEP) Eureka Hall 405
(916) 278-5146
hep@csus.edu