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Adding Teaching or Subject Areas to Existing Credentials

Holders of valid Ryan and Pre-Ryan basic teaching credentials may obtain an additional multiple or single subject instruction authorization without completing a full professional preparation program for that credential. Single subject authorizations are listed below:

Agriculture
Art
Biological Sciences (Specialized)
Business
Chemistry (Specialized)
English
Foundational Math
Foundational General Science
Geosciences (Specialized)
Health Science
Home Economics
Industrial & Technology Education
Languages other than English
Mathematics
Music
Physical Education
Physics (Specialized)
Science: Biological Sciences
Science: Chemistry
Science: Geosciences
Science: Physics
Social Science

Information for All Candidates


California Prepared Candidates

Requirements are the same for all candidates


Out-of-State Prepared Candidates

Requirements are the same for all candidates


Out-of-Country Prepared Candidates

Requirements are the same for all candidates, except that the course work and/or degrees posted to a foreign transcript must be evaluated by a foreign transcript evaluation agency before the Commission can consider them for certification purposes.


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Updated February 10, 2010