Master of Arts in Learning and Teaching

The School of Education offers both the Multiple Subject (elementary) and Single Subject (secondary) Teaching Credential Programs integrated with a Master's degree in a consolidated 16-month delivery designed for working professionalsin Redlands, South Coast Metro, Rancho Cucamonga, and Temecula.  The programs are accredited by the California Commission on Teaching Credentialing (CCTC) and are aligned with SB 2042 standards.  The program is designed for individuals who have earned their Baccalaureate degree.

The Master of Arts in Learning and Teaching program is an integrative blend of a teaching credential and a master's degree.  Combined, the program totals 36 units and will span sixteen months from start to finish.  This program add technology sophistication and addresses the Common Core standards in depth.

MALT At-a-glance

Program Features

Use of theory to inform educationally just practices to create confident and competent teachers for all K-12 students.

Block Schedule and Delivery

  • Credential classes held two evenings per week
  • 1 course every 5 weeks
  • 12 week Master's Seminar course held on Saturdays



Admission Requirements

  • Completed application form
  • Verification of passing CBEST
  • Evidence of a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Evidence of a 2.75 GPA or approved petition
  • Completion of a Child Development or Human Growth and Development course, CLEP exam, or equivalent
  • Documented evidence of 50 hours of observation or work with children preferably in public school settings
  • Passage of CSET exams or evidence of subject matter waiver, or evidence of registration for at least one section of the CSET exam
  • Official transcripts sent directly to the School of Education
  • Two letters of recommendation from professionals who know your work
  • Evidence of a negative TB test result within the last two years
  • Evidence of CCTC issued Certificate of Clearance

Student Teaching

Student Teaching consists of public school placements, for a total of 14 weeks.  Student teaching placements are supervised by both a master teacher at the school site and University of Redlands faculty.  Note:  All sections of CSET must be passed in order to be eligible for student teaching and internship teaching.


The School of Education offers an 18-week, supervised internship program to qualified candidates employed in the traditional public school settings.  A separate, mid-program, qualifying application process is required for internship.

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