At a Glance

Program units


Average completion time

18–24 months

Cost per unit


Base cost




*Base Cost (cost per unit x program units) is provided to aid in program comparison only.

All stated financial information is subject to change.

Technology for Teachers

The Master of Arts in Education: Learning and Technology focuses on foundational tools teachers need to design and implement instructional experiences that integrate technology throughout the curriculum. Attention is given to learning theory for today’s digital learner, instructional video, and web tools for enhanced interactive learning.

Each course provides hands-on instruction, giving candidates the time and training needed to develop subject-specific skills and activities. Students will demonstrate their understanding of technology-imbedded instruction in the capstone project.

This combined program pairs the Single Subject Teaching Credential, for candidates who are or are not teaching full time, with an innovative master’s degree, resulting in a graduate program designed to meet the needs of the 21st-century classroom while advancing educators’ careers.

This program prepares teachers for positions at the middle and high school levels and pre-K-12 specialists in art, music, and physical education. All single subject teachers receive certification to teach in a specific content area through their subject-matter competence. Teachers receive subject matter authorization upon completion of a CTC-approved subject-matter program or passage of a content appropriate CSET.

School of Education Accreditation

Azusa Pacific University receives accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). In addition, the School of Education receives accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), which is transitioning to the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), making APU one of only three private schools in California with this distinction. Further, our credential programs are accredited by California’s Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC). Our Educational Psychology program is also accredited by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP). These notable accreditations set APU graduates apart from other candidates and ensure your degree will be recognized throughout the United States and internationally.

University Reputation

Azusa Pacific University secured a place in the most prestigious category of U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges 2016 rankings, placing in Tier One at No. 175 in the National Universities category. In addition, The Princeton Review named APU as 1 of 124 institutions in the 2016 Best Colleges in the West, and G.I. Jobs named APU a Military Friendly School for 2016, placing APU among the top 15 percent of schools in the country helping military students reach their educational dreams.

Note: This information is current for the 2016-17 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.