The online Educational Studies Certificate of Accomplishment is designed to meet the needs of students following various pathways to classroom teaching, including the paraprofessional teacher aide, paraprofessional teacher aide seeking a teaching credential, and teacher preparation students on a transfer pathway seeking recognition via a certificate. Students learn to apply skills in order to pursue careers in teaching or related fields and to apply the major theories of psychology in understanding social and psychological problems. Graduates are able to work effectively with students, teachers, parents, colleagues, and administrators in school and classroom settings.
This certificate program requires 12.5 credits for completion.
- 18 years or older (if under 18, students must have graduated from high school, passed the California High School Certificate of Proficiency Test or the equivalent, or completed the 10th grade and received permission from their high school principal and parent to attend)
- Placement tests for English and Math may be required
School Accreditation Statement
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges