Specialty Programs


Take the next step in earning a specialized teaching endorsement to unlock new career opportunities.

English as a Second Language

ESL/Bilingual Endorsement

The number of English as a second language learners is steadily growing in the PreK-12 setting. Specialize in ESL and bilingual education to better support students.


Physical Education

Physical Education Endorsement

Enroll today to earn your Physical Education Endorsement to make an impact on student health and education.


Early childhood Special Education

Early Childhood Special Education Approval

Follow your passion and earn your early childhood special education endorsement from CSU.


Special Education

Special Education Endorsement

Learn methods and strategies to support students with special education needs.



Master’s Degrees

Curriclum & Instructinal Foundations

CIIF Master’s Degree

Advance your career and increase student engagement with a Curriculum and Instructional Foundations degree.



Higher Education Administration

Higher Education Administration

The Masters in Higher Education Administration prepares individuals for educational administrative and supervisory positions at the middle management level.




Certificate in Recreation


The Certificate in Recreation prepares graduates for supervisory and administrative positions in park and recreation departments, youth and community agencies, commercial recreation, fitness and health facilities, resort areas, campus recreation, and arm forces/military.



Get Started Today


Step 1:

Choose an endorsement and click to learn more


Step 2:

Fill out the form & download the application


Step 3:

Submit your application



Contact Barbara Belisle at (773) 995-2492 or bbelisle@csu.edu