The School of Education offers both the Multiple Subject (elementary school) and Single Subject (secondary, including middle and high school) Teacher Credential Programs. The programs are accredited by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
Students from the College of Arts and Sciences interested in earning a teaching credential must apply to the School of Education. Undergraduate students can enroll in both Child Development (EDUG 331) and Educational Foundations (EDUG 401) before the School of Education admission process. Students need to contact an enrollment counselor to discuss the best credential program pathway.
Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher
Evidence of negative TB test result within the last 2 years
Evidence of Certificate of Clearance
Meet the Basic Skills Requirement
Evidence of subject matter competency. Completion of waiver program or passage of CSET (Equivalency is determined by CTC). May show evidence of registration for the exam for application purposes, but will need to pass exam before student teaching.
Evidence of 50 hours of observation or work with children, preferably in a public school setting or equivalent.
Completion of Child Development (EDUG 331)
Two recommendations from professionals who know the applicant’s capacity for academic work
Admission decisions are made by the Departmental Admissions Committee
Students from the College of Arts and Sciences will work in collaboration with their CAS advisor and their School of Education advisor to customize an academic plan. Pathways provided by the School of Education are suggested schedules.
To be eligible to be recommended for the Preliminary Teaching Credential candidates must meet the U.S. Constitution requirement. Introduction to American Politics (POLI 111) or American History to 1877 (HIST 121), in the College of Arts and Sciences, or their equivalents, satisfy the requirement.
For additional details please refer to the Pathway to Credentialing.
Students in the Bachelor of Music, Music Education program participate in a subject matter competency waiver program through undergraduate coursework. That is, they are not required to take the California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET).
School of Music students will be required to provide the following, in addition to requirements listed above.
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION ADMISSON REQUIREMENTS
Evidence of enrollment in a subject matter competency program. School of Music students are required to request a letter from the Director of the School of Music stating your progress toward the BM in Music Education.
STUDENT TEACHING REQUIREMENTS
Evidence of subject matter competency. School of Music students are required to submit evidence of subject-matter competency via a subject-matter waiver letter issued by the Director of the School of Music.
Undergraduate students at the University of Redlands can complete up to 18 credit hours of degree work toward a teaching credential or Master of Arts in Education, Learning and Teaching as undergraduates. Students who wish to pursue a master's degree must apply to the School of Education.
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.
Educational Foundations course transfers:
EDUG 401 or EDUG 401N (3) transfers to MALT 601
EDUG 411 or EDUG 411N (3) transfers to MALT 611
Multiple Subject Undergraduate course transfers:
EDUG 403 or EDUG 403N (3) transfers to MALT 603
EDUG 405 or EDUG 405N (3) transfers to MALT 605
EDUG 407 or EDUG 407N (3) transfers to MALT 607
EDUG 409 or EDUG 409N (3) transfers to MALT 609
Single Subject Undergraduate course transfers:
EDUG 402 or EDUG 402N (3) transfers to MALT 602
EDUG 404 or EDUG 404N (3) transfers to MALT 604
EDUG 406 or EDUG 406N (3) transfers to MALT 606
EDUG 408 or EDUG 408N (3) transfers to MALT 608
Student teaching must be completed at the graduate level