Designed to give candidates the advantage of a comprehensive education, APU offers the Master of Arts in Education: Teaching in conjunction with the Single-Subject Teaching Credential or Multiple-Subject Teaching Credential. The master's degree is earned after all credential coursework is completed. The M.A.Ed. in Teaching Program is comprised of 15–22 units of coursework (in addition to credential units) that equip candidates with an in-depth understanding of today's students.
M.A.Ed. in Teaching Combination Programs
Students can choose from the following programs that combine an M.A.Ed. in Teaching with a teaching credential:
- Teaching, M.A.Ed., with Multiple-Subject Teaching
Credential, Track A
- Teaching, M.A.Ed. and Multiple-Subject Internship Teaching Credential, Track B
- Teaching, M.A.Ed. and Single-Subject Internship Teaching Credential, Track A
- Teaching, M.A.Ed. and Single-Subject Internship Teaching Credential, Track B
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), 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 Master of Arts in Education: 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.
Azusa Pacific University held its place in the most prestigious category of U.S.News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges 2013 rankings, placing in Tier One at No. 179 in the National Universities category. In addition, The Princeton Review named APU as 1 of 121 institutions in the 2012 Best Colleges in the West for the seventh consecutive year.