At a Glance
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Multiple Subject Teaching Credential
The 2042 Multiple Subject Teaching Credential and Master of Arts in Education: Teaching program prepares teachers for positions at the elementary and middle school levels (K–8).
The Non-Intern track is specifically designed for the candidate who is not teaching full time in a K–12 school.
An Intern track for teacher candidates who are employed teaching full time in a public K–12, or WSCUC (formerly WASC)-approved K–12 private school in a setting and assignment approved as appropriate for that credential by the credential advisor.
Whether you are looking to fortify your teaching qualifications or are making a career change from another field, this teacher certification program geared for the working adult learner produces some of the country's finest educators.
- Each class meets just one night a week, providing added flexibility for working students as they earn their degree and credential.
- Expert faculty offer quality instruction grounded in a Christian worldview, creating a relevant program that enables students to make a difference in their classrooms.
- Small class sizes create a rich learning community as students progress through the program with a cohort of peers.
School of Education Accreditation
Azusa Pacific University receives accreditation from the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). In addition, the School of Education receives accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), which is transitioning to the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), making APU one of only three private schools in California with this distinction. Further, our credential programs are accredited by California’s Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC). Our Educational Psychology program is also accredited by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP). These notable accreditations set APU graduates apart from other candidates and ensure that your degree will be recognized throughout the United States and internationally.
Azusa Pacific University secured a place in the most prestigious category of U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges 2016 rankings, placing in Tier One at No. 175 in the National Universities category. In addition, The Princeton Review named APU as 1 of 124 institutions in the 2016 Best Colleges in the West, and G.I. Jobs named APU a Military Friendly School for 2016, placing APU among the top 15 percent of schools in the country helping military students reach their educational dreams.