Earning your Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from Hope International University’s College of Education provides students state-approved professional preparation for a career in public & private K-6 elementary schools or self-contained classrooms through grade 12. HIU’s program features sound research training, a curriculum blend of theory and practice, and values-laden teaching from faculty with top academic credentials and real-world experience.
The teaching credential is offered online with Student Teaching on a designated campus for one semester.
During and following completion of the Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, students will:
Students seeking the Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential must meet the following requirements prior to student teaching:
Students seeking the Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential must meet the following additional criteria prior to submission of application for a credential:
The Preliminary Administrative Services Credential will be completed after 30 units.
The Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential program consists of the following course sequence:
Prerequisite Course Units:
Required Course Units:
HIU’s Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential program has been approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC). This additional professional accreditation supplements the university’s regional accreditation by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).
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