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Why Earn Your Credential?

A Reputation of Excellence

CSUSB programs are highly respected by the school districts in the area—offering many of our candidates a competitive edge in the job market.

CSUSB faculty members have national and international reputations as leaders in their respective areas.

Programs are accredited by the prestigious National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education as well as the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Preparation for Excellence

Through research and practice, CSUSB faculty contribute to the advancement of the broader field while staying in touch with the daily realities experienced by education professionals in contemporary schools and communities.

You can expect strong preparation in the methods of teaching without sacrificing an equally strong foundation in the underlying theories and research that will enable you to design classroom environments.

Speed and Flexibility

In many cases, you can complete your credential at CSUSB in just two semesters as a full-time student.

Credential programs accommodate students who wish to work on their credential as part-time students.

Classes are scheduled to accommodate the needs of working adults.

Affordable Cost

As a state university, tuition at CSUSB is among the most affordable in the region. CSUSB offers affordability while retaining high standards and a reputation of distinction for our graduates.