School of Teacher Education

The School of Teacher Education (STE) offers undergraduate, credential, master’s and doctoral degree programs designed to educate elementary and secondary teachers who promote, support, and implement an inquiry-oriented approach to teaching and learning for student success.


Fall 2025 Admissions

SDSU will begin accepting applications for fall 2025 on October 1, 2024. Deadlines differ by program. Please see individual academic program information for details. 

New! Single Subject Theater Teaching Credential Program

Students at San Diego State University will now have the opportunity to obtain a single-subject teaching credential in theater

Part-Time Faculty Pool Application

The School of Teacher Education at San Diego State University is accepting applications for their part-time lecturer pool to teach a variety of liberal study and credential courses and supervising credential students.

Our Programs

STE News

U.S. News & World Report

‘A whole different way of teaching’: Innovative online education program ranks No. 5 nationally

U.S. News & World Report gives SDSU online Master of Arts in Teaching high marks for quality, student success.

 Falcón Orta and Monsalve Lorente

Falcón Orta, Monsalve Lorente Honored for Global Engagement

STE assistant professor and visiting international scholar among six to receive awards during International Education Week.

Guests applaud student performers at the US PREP Learning Tour welcome dinner.

‘A Culmination’: Teacher Education Transformation On Display

SDSU hosts US PREP Learning Tour to highlight five years of progress in enhancing programs to train high-quality, diverse educators.