Credential Office

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Multiple Subject

The Multiple Subject credential authorizes teaching in public school settings where the teacher teaches all subjects to one group of students in a self-contained classroom. This type of classroom structure is found in elementary schools and is used in core block subjects in some middle schools as well.

Academic Pathways

Traditional Credential Program

  • flexible – full or part time
  • fits the needs of most candidates
  • may enter the credential program in fall or spring semester
  • courses offered late afternoon and evening
  • includes coursework, field experiences and seminars

Accelerated Collaborative Teacher (ACT)

  • collaboration between CSUN and LAUSD
  • full time late afternoons and evenings for coursework and on site during the day
  • cohort atmosphere with personalized advising and guaranteed course enrollment
  • one on one coaching by experienced classroom teachers
  • completed in two semesters
  • may enter fall semester only

Integrated Teacher Education Program (ITEP Junior Option)

  • leads to a bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies and Multiple Subject Credential concurrently
  • lower division requirements and junior standing must be achieved
  • full or part time
  • courses are not cohorted
  • includes coursework, field experiences and seminars
  • may enter the credential program in fall or spring semester

Integrated Teacher Education Program (ITEP Freshman Option)

  • leads to a bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies and Multiple Subject Credential concurrently
  • must be college ready for math and science
  • full time
  • courses are cohorted
  • includes coursework, field experiences and seminars
  • may enter fall semester only

Internship Program

  • open to those with an offer of full time employment in a public or charter elementary position
  • complete coursework while on the job
  • courses offered late afternoon and evening
  • includes coursework, field experiences and seminars