Teacher Credentialing Preparation Program (Multiple Subject)

The Teacher Credentialing Preparation Program (TCPP) at USU is the key step toward a career as a TK-6 or 7-12 teacher. Students interested in teaching at the K-6 school level in the State of California must have completed a bachelor’s degree at a regionally accredited university, have passed the California Basic Education Skills Test (CBEST) and have the capacity to pass the California Subjects Examination for Teachers (CSET), or have completed a commission-approved elementary subject-matter program. Students interested in teaching at the 7-12 school level must have completed a bachelor’s degree at a regionally accredited university and have the capacity to pass the appropriate subject-matter examination (CSET), such as English, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Science, Social Science, World Languages (Spanish), or have completed a commission-approved subject-matter program.

Tuition Rate:

$14,325

(including fees)

Monthly Payment Plan:

$395 per month

The College of Education offers the following Teacher Credentialing programs approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC):

  • 2042 Multiple Subject Preliminary Credential
  • 2042 Single Subject Preliminary Credential
  • Bilingual Authorization (Spanish/English)

Internship Option

Students interested in the internship option must meet additional enrollment requirements: passing scores on the California Subjects Examination for Teachers (CSET), have an intern job offer with a public school in the state of California. This program requires students to have a full-time intern teaching placement, on an internship credential, at a public school district while they are in the program.

Core Requirements: 15 Credits
Multiple Subject Core Courses:9 Credits
Multiple Subject Clinical Practice:12 Credits
Bilingual Authorization:9 Credits
Core Requirements:
Multiple Subject Credential Requirements:
Internship Option - Multiple Subject Credential Requirements:
Bilingual Authorization - Optional Addition: