» Prospective Teacher Credential Students

Becoming a teacher can be a gratifying experience. Chapman University's Donna Ford Attallah College of Educational Studies offers a variety of teaching credential and graduate degree programs, from elementary education to special education and school pyschology. 

Multiple Subject (Elementary) or Single Subject (Secondary) credential programs are available, both of which can be part of the MA in Teaching (MAT) program.

Multiple graduate degree programs also incorporate education credentials:

Chapman's Special Education program offers the following Education Specialist Instruction Credentials:

  • Specialist Credential(s) - Preliminary
  • Mild/Moderate specialist
  • Moderate/Severe specialist
  • Both Mild/Moderate and Moderate/Severe specialist
For information on applying to any of the Attallah College of Educational Studies teacher education programs, please contact Zac Nguyen at (714) 289-3107 or znguyen@chapman.edu.

Title II reports for passage rates of license examination completers

Chapman University complies with all federal government reporting requirements pursuant to Section 207 of the Higher Education Act Title II passed by congress in 1998. The Commission on Teacher Credentialing requires a link to the most current year passing rates of the license examination according to AB 2086. Please visit the California Commission on Teaching Credentialing Title II home page for information.  Please visit the 2015-16 Data Dashboard for the latest Title II information.