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As one of largest credential-granting private institutions in California, Azusa Pacific University's teacher certification programs produce credentialed teachers who are professionally prepared to provide quality educational programs that effectively meet the needs of the children and youth in public and private schools, and who are heavily recruited by school districts throughout California and other states.

Which teacher certification program is right for you?

Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, Non-Intern

Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, Non-Intern Program prepares teachers for positions at the elementary and middle school levels (K–8).

Non-Intern is specifically designed for the individual not teaching full time in a K–12 school and who lacks subject-matter competence. This track is appropriate for adults making career changes, as well as for those who are teaching without fulfilling subject-matter competence.

Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, Intern

Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, Intern Program prepares teachers for positions at the elementary and middle school levels (K–8).

Intern is for teacher candidates who are employed teaching full time in a public K–12, or WASC-approved K–12 private school, in a setting and assignment approved as appropriate for that credential by the credential program advisor. Intern candidates must have completed their subject-matter requirements.


For more information contact the Department of Teacher Education at (626) 815-5370.

Note: This information is current for the 2013–14 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.