The teaching credential/M.A.
program can be completed in less than two years. The teaching
credential program begins in late July/early August and ends in
June (Summer, Fall, Winter, & Spring quarters). Upon earning a
teaching credential, students may choose to complete the M.A. in
two additional part-time quarters (Fall and Winter).
To help you understand the cost of the Credential program, we
offer the following resources and information:
UC Davis Current Fees and Tuition, select the Education
Credential Program for California Resident (or International
Student if appropriate) for a breakdown of the tuition.
Budget. Visit Financial
Aid Cost of Attendance by Program to view the total budget
which includes potential expenses of tuition, books, mileage,
health insurance and living expenses. Actual expenses may be
less, depending on your personal circumstances. One example is in
the area of Health Insurance which has an option to be waived if
you have comparable coverage. Visit UC Health and
Please review the attached Financial Information handout for
information on the different financial options. For general
financial aid information and to answer your questions regarding
your financial aid awards, please visit the Office of
Financial Aid. You can reach them at Contact an Expert or by
phone at (530) 752-9246.