Teaching and Learning
The Department of Teaching and Learning houses all of our teaching credential programs, along with our Master of Arts degrees in Learning and Teaching (with credential), and our Master of Arts in Education, Curriculum and Instruction degree. The department has nine full-time faculty members who work in the areas of teacher preparation, curriculum and instruction and special education. All of our full-time faculty in this department have both doctoral degrees and experience working as teachers in K-12 schools.
Master of Arts in Learning and Teaching
The Master of Arts in Learning and Teaching (MALT) program is an integrative blend of a teaching credential and a Master of Arts degree. The program totals 36 units and can take as little as 16 months from start to finish. This program focuses on creating reflective practitioners equipped to use data in their teaching practice in the common core era. We offer the program with credential along the way in both multiple and single subject areas.
Teaching Credential Program
Our Multiple Subject (Elementary) and Single Subject (secondary) credential program is our longest-running program in the School of Education. This program is the foundation upon with the School of Education at the University of Redlands has evolved. Courses are offered in the evenings and can be completed in 10 months. The student-teaching requirement is a 14-week, full-time commitment at the end of the program.
Special Education Teaching Credential
This program is taught in an intimate setting, where you will learn in a well-mentored cohort group and receive classroom training, case study work and field experience in the area of special education. A rigorous and specialized program, this 11-month experience will prepare you to teach mild to moderate special education students.
Professional Development Programs
Undergraduate students at the University of Redlands can complete up to 15 hours of degree work toward a teaching credential or Master of Arts in Learning and Teaching as undergraduates. This pathway to a profession in education helps to create a professional path to being a teacher for those undergraduates who have identified education as their passion early in their college experience.
Master of Arts in Education, Curriculum and Instruction
Designed to enhance your teaching effectiveness and knowledge of curriculum development, this program is completed in 15 to 24 months, depending on transferred credits. You may choose the emphasis—either language and culture or spatial literacy—that best suits your career goals.