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Build upon your ability to teach and inspire.
Our Master of Education (MEd) with Education Specialist Mild/Moderate Teacher Credential does so much more than prepare you for teacher credentialing. With an emphasis on intellectual development, ecological literacy, diversity, and inclusive learning, our specially designed curriculum prepares you to meet the needs of California’s diverse learners. Through experiential education and hands-on learning opportunities, you’ll accelerate your knowledge beyond traditional professional preparation and be prepared for implementation in your classroom.
This course of study has been approved by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
This credentialing program is offered by AU Los Angeles.
The Master’s in Education with an Education Specialist Mild/Moderate Teacher Credential is 61 quarter unit program – after completing the 53 quarter unit credential, candidates can proceed to add 18 quarter units (6 courses) for the degree. The goal of the degree is to provide a deep dive into courses and ideas that could not be covered in the credential courses.
The Master’s in Education prepares educators with the skills needed to change the world through education. With our world-class faculty, cutting-edge research, seasoned leaders and practitioners, and a commitment to social justice, this degree is designed to help establish a long-term, impactful career in education. Courses are designed to tap into leadership potential, cultivate an ability to foster positive impact and create the conditions for meaningful learning and development. Whether you are seeking to further your career, develop new skills, or enrich and deepen your knowledge to make an even greater impact on the world, the degree will offer exceptional academic preparation, personal and professional development, and opportunities for real-world engagement in just 2 quarters beyond the credential.
Antioch Education courses are held on weekday afternoon and early evenings. The degree is 18 units and is designed to be completed in 2 half-time quarters
Successful completion of all credential classes
Utilizing the work of the California Standards for the Teaching Profession (CSTP) and the connection to Induction course work, the following six courses make up the degree and all are required.
- TEP-6710: Engaging and Supporting All Students in Learning
- TEP-6720: Creating and Maintaining Effective Environments for Student Learning
- TEP-6730: Understanding and Organizing Subject Matter for Student Learning
- TEP-6740: Planning Instruction & Designing Learning Experiences for all Students
- TEP-6750: Assessing Students for Learning
- TEP-6760: Developing as a Professional Educator
Within these courses, candidates will engage with the faculty instructor to broaden the topics covered that relate to their classroom experience.
For detailed curriculum, degree requirements, and course descriptions, please visit the Antioch Course catalog.
The Education Specialist Mild/Moderate Teacher Credential authorizes the holder to teach in self-contained classrooms such as classroom settings in most elementary schools. However, a teacher authorized for multiple subject instruction may be assigned to teach in any self-contained classroom (preschool, K-12, or in classes organized primarily for adults). In addition, the holder of a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential may serve in a core or team teaching setting.
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