General information

Sample Timeline: Multiple Subjects Credential / MA

The credentialing portion of the program begins in August and concludes in June when you are awarded your teaching credential.   The M.A. portion of the program takes place in fall and winter quarter and can be completed while engaging in your teaching career. Below is a SAMPLE schedule for the program.

NOTE: Credential courses start prior to the official start of the university quarter. Credential courses typically begin when your student teaching placement begins.

Fall Quarter

  • *Student teaching in long term placement starting with the school’s first day of school
  • Math Methods
  • Math portion of edTPA (required assessment)
  • Literacy methods (prep for RICA)
  • Educating Children with Disabilities
  • Cultural Diversity in Education
  • Language Development
  • Seminar
  • Technology
  • Effective Teaching

Winter Quarter

  • Student teaching in long term placement
  • edTPA completion/submission
  • Science methods
  • Technology
  • Effective Teaching
  • Seminar
  • Inquiry into the Classroom: Traditions and Approaches

Spring Quarter

  • Student teaching in long term placement as well as a short-term student teaching experience in a different setting
  • Social Science Methods
  • Art methods
  • Inquiry into the classroom: Intervention & Data Collection
  • P.E. methods
  • Technology
  • Seminar
*Because we want our students to experience the classroom at the start of the year, the program begins earlier then the regular start date for UC Davis. Students in the credential program could be starting the year as early as the beginning of August. Start dates vary depending on the school district you are assigned to.

Credential awarded if all requirements have been met

Masters Program:

During the second year of the program, you will enroll in classes on a part-time bases so that you can teach full time at the same time. Classes are either on the weekend or the evening. Your teachers will accommodate you so that you can work wherever you want, including outside of California, however, it is not required that you have a teaching job in order to earn your masters degree.

Fall Quarter

  • Inquiry into the classroom: Analysis & Writing (4 units)
  • Individual Study (2 units)
  • Spend at least 40 hours in the classroom completing teacher research (must spend all of the time in the same classroom)

Winter Quarter

  • Inquiry into the classroom: Data Analysis & Research Reporting (4 units)
  • Individual Study (2 units)
  • No additional time in the classroom is required

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