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Master of Arts in Education / Clear Credential

Program Details

Currently licensed, full-time teachers working to clear the California SB2042 preliminary teaching credential may find the Master of Arts in Education Clear Credential program beneficial to their career. The degree consists of core coursework, clear credential concentration work, and a capstone experience course.


  • Hold a California SB2042 Preliminary Multiple or Single Subject Credential or provide verification of the equivalent professional experience
  • Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Submit GRE General test scores (waived if cumulative GPA is 3.5 or above or if Basic Skills Requirement and subject matter competency is met by completion of a state approved program or passage of all CSET subtests)
  • Verify that a Commission-approved induction program is not available through your employer (public school or WASC-accredited private school) 

Accreditation & Licensing

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission