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Curriculum and Instruction with Preliminary Credential (MA)

Vanguard’s Preliminary Credential Program consists of graduate coursework designed for individuals who are seeking a California Multiple or Single Subject Teaching Credential with English Learner (EL) Authorization. The EL Authorization prepares candidates to teach English Language Learners (ELL).


Program Requirements: 37 units

California Preliminary Credential: 25 units

M.A. Core Requirements: 12 units

Prerequisites: Completion of the California Preliminary Credential from Vanguard University; Consent of Director. Regular standing is required prior to enrolling in the M.A. Core.

EDUG 605 Current Issues in Education: 2 units

EDUG 606 Introduction to Educational Research: 4 units

EDUG 609 Curriculum Design and Teaching: 2 units

EDUG 610 Assessment and Evaluation: 4 units

EDUG 605 should be taken as the first course of the MA Core and may be taken concurrently with EDUG 606. EDUG 610 must be taken as the final course of the MA Core. EDUG 609 may be taken concurrently with EDUG 610.

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