Earn an Integrated Bachelor’s and Teaching Credential at Azusa Pacific University
Help meet the growing need for qualified special education, math, and science teachers in California. You’ll discover the joy of impacting young lives in the classroom by earning both a bachelor’s degree and preliminary K-12 California teaching credential in just four years. You can select from APU’s allied health, liberal studies, and math majors.
Program at a Glance
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers diverse well-rounded degree programs to prepare critical thinkers to make a difference in the world for Christ.
Gain Hands-on Experience
- Graduate ready to teach in your own K-12 classroom in just four years.
- Connect with more than 70 school and district hiring representatives at APU’s annual Educator Hiring Fair.
- Prepare for a classroom setting through teacher-oriented service learning and field experience.
- Understand how to practically maximize learning for diverse student communities, including English language learners.
By the Numbers
- Azusa Pacific University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).
- APU credentials are approved by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) and accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE, transitioning to CAEP).
Career Outlooks and Outcomes
A Look Inside the Rewarding Career of a Special Education Teacher
The job of a special education teacher can be challenging, but it’s also incredibly rewarding. Here’s a look at what it’s like to serve in this role.