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Education and California Teacher Credentials

Graduate Programs

Application Requirements

Admission Prerequisites

In order to be considered for admission to the DHH credential program, applicants must have completed the following prerequisite courses:

  • One course in Principles and Methods of Teaching Reading for the Multiple Subject Credential.
  • Two courses (or equivalent) in American Sign Language (ASL).

Application Requirements

Students who wish to apply to the Special Education Credential: Deaf & Hard of Hearing program must submit the following application requirements.


The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is NOT required.

Questions or Assistance

For questions or assistance related to the graduate application process, please contact the Graduate Admission Office at 213-477-2800 or via email: You can also contact the Education department at