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School of Education

Offered: On Campus Apply

Welcome to the Vanguard University School of Education. We offer a full range of programs that include Early Childhood Education, Liberal Studies, California Teacher Preparation, and Master of Arts in Education. Through our philosophy of Education for Love and Wisdom, we prepare you to be an educator who makes a positive and lasting difference.


The Vision of the School of Education is to equip teachers and educational leaders to bring love and wisdom to classrooms and schools so that students, families, and communities are empowered to flourish. In short, Vanguard University champions education for love and wisdom.


Early Childhood education Program

Liberal Studies Program

Teaching Credential Program

Master of Arts in Education

Teacher Advancement Program

The Graduate Program in Education’s Teacher Advancement Program (TAP) courses are designed to provide current teachers with continuing education to increase their knowledge and effectiveness in the classroom. Vanguard University and TAP have partnered with College Credit Connection (CCC) to provide a wide variety of learning formats to teachers.

Learn more about the program

Graduate Education Podcast

Check out our podcast hosted by Dr. Jeff Hittenberger.

Quick Facts: Teaching Credential Program

Total Units: 26-28

Length of Program:

  • 2-3 Semesters

Start Terms:
Fall and Spring


California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
West Coast Science
Western Association of Schools & Colleges

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