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University of LaVerne MA Teaching with the Single Subject Teaching 

2021 – 2022
Advising Information
College of the Canyons and
University of La Verne

Why a Single Subject Teaching Credential?

You may choose to pursue your teaching credential combined with the Masters of Arts: Teaching degree.  You will have an academic advisor who will help you plan out your program sequence.

Students who have completed a bachelor's degree program may complete the requirements for the Single Subject Credential as part of their Master of Arts: Teaching program.

Admissions Requirements

  •  Application: Apply online at Application fee is $50. (If you attend an information Session, the fee is waived.)
  • Financial Aid: Submit the FAFSA online
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university with 2.75 or above GPA
  • Statement of purpose
  • Writing Competency Assessment
  • Current TB Clearance with the past 2 years
  • Current fingerprint clearance/Live Scan with the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
  • CBEST Passage required
  • Subject matter competence or verification of CSET registration
  • Three letters of recommendation


Contact Information

Judy Henson
(909) 448-4992

Sam Ketenjian
University Center, Ste. 203
(661) 362-5876 

Financial Aid

1 (800) 649‐0160 ULV School Code: 001216

Please send official transcripts to:
Graduate Admissions
1950 Third Street
La Verne, CA 91750
E-Transcripts should be sent to

MA Teaching with the Single Subject Teaching Credential

Term 2021‐ 2022
Costs Graduate Tuition: $680 per unit Academic Service Fee: $30 per class
Application Fee: $50 (waived if you attend an Information Session)
Format Accelerated 8‐week semesters; 5 semesters per year; evening and occasional Saturday classes.

Single Subject Credential Coursework  Time to Completion: 1.5 years  Total Units 33
EDUC 427 Language and Literacy, Single Subject  4
EDUC 428 Introductory Teaching Practices, Single Subject 4
EDUC 442 Intermediate Teaching Practices 4
EDUC 443 Advanced Teaching Practices, Single Subject 4
EDUC 494 A-J Subject Specific Pedagogy (Enrolled in your content area) 3
EDUC 495 Foundationn in Teaching 3
EDUC 497 Introductory  Supervised Teaching 3
 EDUC 498 Advanced Supervised Teaching 8
Additional Courses to complete the Master of Arts: Teaching  Time to Completion: 1 year after credential  Core Courses: 12 semester units
EDUC 501 Educational Assessment 3
EDUC 504 Research Methods  3
EDUC 590 Issues in Teaching   3
 EDUC 596 Graduate Seminar


Total Units for Master of Arts: Teaching and Single Subject Credential = 45