Approved Subject Matter Preparation Programs

San Jose State University offers the following approved Subject Matter Preparation Programs. These undergraduate degree programs waive students from the CSET exams required for the teacher peparation program.  To be eiligible for a waiver, individuals must complete one of the majors below and receive their degree at SJSU.  If you are eligible and are seeking an evaluation for subject matter competency, please contact our office for further information at credentials@sjsu.edu or 408-924-3541.

Note: We do not currently offer evaluations to individuals who did not receive their degrees at SJSU.


Multiple Subject
  • Child & Adolescent Development
  • Enviromental Studies
  • Liberal Studies
  • Social Science

Single Subject
  • Art
  • English
  • Physical Education
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Social Science