College of Education programs have a distinctive reputation for excellence. We offer the only programs in Orange County that are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation in Teacher Education (NCATE). This means that we offer intellectually rigorous programs that are relevant to the needs of today’s classrooms, as judged by a national panel of professionals.
Become a Teacher / Teaching Credentials
To teach in the State of California you must first earn a Teaching Credential. Find the information you need to become a teacher and gain your California Teaching Credential here.
Advanced Degrees and Educational Leadership
In addition to the lifelong reward and satisfaction of earning an advanced degree, a Masters or Doctorate prepares your for a full spectrum of teaching and leadership positions. For more information about our programs, please choose from the list below:
Tier I & Tier II Administrative Credentials
If you already possess a Teaching Credential, but would like to increase your marketability and expand your educational expertise, our Certificate programs will help you achieve your goals. View detailed information about our Certificate programs here.