TEACHER PREPARATION PATHWAYS

COMPARISON CHART

Target population

 

Eligibility requirements for applying

 

 

Requirements for admissions/

enrollment

 

 

Teaching employment required for enrollment

 

Ability to continue current job during program

 

Tuition for Foundational Courses

 

Tuition for Credential

Courses

 

Financial Aid & Scholarships

 

Salary/Living Stipend

 

Length of Program

 

Credential Classes

 

Program Support

 

Program Design

 

 

 

Credentialing Agency

 

Employment post graduation

 

Master’s Degree (Optional)

 

Step in salary after

ONE year

 

Clearing Preliminary Credential through an Induction Program

Undergraduate or higher degree holders

 

 

Information meeting participation, Degree, CBEST, CSET (50%), and 2.75 GPA(last 60 units)

 

 

 

Degree, CBEST, COC, CSET (100%), TB, Interview, Writing Assessment, 

Recommendations, and Pre-service Courses

 

 

 

NO

 

 

 

 

YES (part-time)

 

 

 

 

 

$4,070

 

 

 

$8,340 (one year)

 

 

 

Automatic eligibility for financial aid through CSUB (up-to $14,000)

 

$28,000 (living stipend) 

$7,000 (supplemental income)

 

 

12 months

 

 

ONE full day per week 

 

 

THREE full days per week Clinical &

Co-Teaching with an active cooperating teacher (900 hours of clinical practice)

 

Employee of school district;

THREE days of clinical co-teaching experience;

ONE day of classes;

ONE day of additional implementation

 

California State University, Bakersfield

 

 

Partner School Districts are committed to hire by the end of program

 

 

Opportunity to earn a Master’s Degree through CSUB after preliminary single subject credential program 

($7,740 tuition and only 5 

additional courses needed). 

 

Appropriate placement for prelim 

credential (check with employing

school district)

 

 

Early Option Completion (EOC) 

in ONE year

Undergraduate or higher degree holders

 

 

Degree, CBEST, COC, CSET, and

Pre-service & Credential Courses,

and Employment

 

 

 

Degree, CBEST, COC, CSET, and 

Pre-service Courses, and Employment

 

 

 

 

 

YES

 

 

 

 

NO

 

 

 

 

 

$1,000 

 

 

 

$8,900 ($4,450 per year)

 

 

 

N/A

 

 

$45,000-$50,000 

(varies depending on districts)

 

 

24 months

 

 

Twice per week in the evenings 

 

Two visits per month (two hours each) from a retired educator acting as a practicum supervisor (600 hours of clinical practice)

 

Teacher of record;

Teach during the day;

Attend classes twice per week in the evenings 

 

 

School District, County Office or University

 

 

N/A

 

 

 

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

Appropriate placement for intern 

credential (check with employing

school district)

 

 

Normally two years but Early Option Completion (EOC) is available upon recommendation

High School, Community College, and University students

 

 

Follow traditional teacher preparation program eligibility requirements (varies for a CSU, UC and Private)  

 

 

 

CBEST, COC, CSET, Pre-service & 

Credential Courses

 

 

 

 

 

NO

 

 

 

 

YES (part-time)

 

 

 

 

 

Varies for CSU, UC and Private

 

 

$12,000-$20,000 

(depending on program)

 

 

Automatic eligibility for financial aid and ability to apply for scholarships

 

 

N/A (MUST complete unpaid full student teaching in order to complete program)

 

24 months

 

 

During the day and/or evenings

 

 

Varies per program

(check with credentialing agency)

 

 

Full-time student;

Attend classes during the day and/or evenings;

Complete student teaching semester 

 

 

CSU, UC or Private

 

 

MUST find on your own

 

 

 

Verify with credentialing agency to find out options for earning a Master’s Degree after completing a single subject teaching credential

 

 

Appropriate placement for 

prelim credential

 

 

 

Normally two years but Early Option Completion (EOC) is available upon recommendation

TRRE RESIDENCY

TRADITIONAL PROGRAM

ALTERNATIVE CERTIFICATION (intern)