Preliminary Teaching Credential

Single-Subject and Multiple-Subject

Teach with confidence.

There is perhaps no more significant or important job than teaching. With a national spotlight on education, a strong preparation for this increasingly demanding but exciting and rewarding role is crucial.

Cal Lutheran produces educators who are well prepared to meet these challenges and to provide leadership for the future.

We offer you the opportunity to complete a master's degree along with a teaching credential in multiple or single subjects.

Upon completion of the program, candidates will be eligible for the Preliminary Multiple or Single Subject Teaching Credential offered by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

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Master's Degree Option

Upon completion of the Preliminary credential program, the following courses are required for the M.Ed. in Teacher Leadership degree:

Masters Courses
  • EDGN 509 Introduction to Educational Research
  • EDGN 510 Educational Research Design and Methodology
  • EDGN 599 Thesis Research

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After getting my teaching credential, right away I got a full-time position teaching sixth grade - Cal Lutheran had a lot to do with that.

Lianna Moa