Credential Office

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    Welcome to the Credential Office

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    Taking pride in assisting you

Single Subject

The Single Subject credential authorizes service in K-12 classrooms, in a departmentalized setting, in a variety of fields. This type of classroom structure is found in junior high and high school settings and is used 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

Junior Year Integrated Program (JYI)

English JYI Program

Mathematics JYI Program

  • leads to a bachelor’s degree and Single Subject Credential in English or mathematics concurrently
  • must be college ready for English and math courses
  • 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

Four Year Integrated Program (FYI) - Freshman only

English JYI Program

Mathematics JYI Program

  • leads to a bachelor’s degree and Single Subject Credential in English or mathematics concurrently
  • must be college ready for math and science
  • full time
  • includes coursework, field experiences and seminars
  • may enter the credential program in fall semester only

Internship Program

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