Biola University

13800 Biola Ave, La Mirada, CA 90639-0001

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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. Eligible students should be employed at WASC-accredited schools that do not have induction programs available. This program typically takes about two to three years to complete due to students’ full-time teaching positions.

This degree consists of core coursework, clear credential concentration work, and a capstone experience course. Biola University requires successful completion of 38-credit hours in order to graduate. The curriculum is designed around when specific courses are offered. However, students do have the ability to personalize their degree by selecting classes based on their interests with approval from the Education department at Biola. Courses include those such as Educational Psychology, Philosophy, and Values in Schools and Society, plus and a Thesis or research project course.

Biola University’s Master’s of Education program participates in an online learning environment. This type of environment provides students with flexibility and convenience of attending and completing course work when their schedule allows. Students should, through the online educational website, have access to course materials, assignments, grades and be able to interact with classmates and receive feedback from instructors.

Interested students should have reliable and consistent access to the Internet in order to be successful in this online master’s program. Verification of computer literacy is also a requirement set by Biola, students will need to pass an online proficiency test or have proof of online learning success from a previous course prior to enrolling in this program.

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    Students must be licensed teachers already working in WASC-accredited schools.

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

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