Multiple Subject

Golden State Teacher Grant

Once admitted and enrolled in our Multiple Subject Teaching Credential program, consider applying for the Golden State Teacher Grant. Awards of up to $20,000 are available. Learn more and apply today.

Earning a Multiple Subject Teaching Preliminary Credential provides a firm foundation for your career as a K-8 public school teacher. Our teaching program is one of the most well-respected in the area, and our credentialed students are some of the most qualified educators to teach in K-8 schools in California.

Program Details

Program Duration


Sequence of 14 courses designed to build skills that are applicable beyond the workplace. This is a program designed to help you grow and succeed, not just receive a diploma.

Learning Environment


In-person*, 3-4 times a week, Monday-Thursday, afternoon/evening classes.
*currently remote learning.  

Average Class Size


15-20 learners per cohort. Cohort members in the program form a learning community. Your success starts with connections.

Why the Multiple Subject Preliminary Teaching Credential?

Earning a Multiple Subject Teaching Preliminary Credential provides a firm foundation for your career as a K-8 public school teacher. Our teaching program is one of the most well-respected in the area, and our credentialed students are some of the most qualified educators to teach in K-8 schools in California.

Credential offered: Multiple Subject Teaching Preliminary Credential from the State of California

Continue on to a Master of Arts in Teaching

Getting your multiple subject teaching credential is a great first step towards a rewarding teaching career. In less than a year, you can earn a Master of Arts in Teaching. Working your way up the salary pay scale with this advanced degree is definitely worth the small additional investment of time. The program offers you the opportunity to enhance your knowledge of student learning, as well as to deepen your understanding of contemporary issues in education.

Special pathway for undergraduates

The Justice, Community, and Leadership (JCL) undergraduate major has a four-year concentration. In four years, students earn their BA in Justice, Community, and Leadership and a preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential to work in K-8 schools in California.