» Graduate Teacher Education Programs

The graduate teacher education programs at Chapman University's Attallah College of Educational Studies are designed to prepare the next generation of educators to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse student population in California schools.

Attallah College's combined teaching credential and master's degree programs offer small class sizes and hands-on professional training for meaningful work in schools and communities.

To learn more about Chapman's teacher preparation programs, all of which are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC), explore the pathways to teaching below.

Teaching Credentials

Attallah College offers a variety of California teaching credential programs for those who want to teach at the elementary, middle, or secondary level or in special education. Find the program that's right for you!

Special Education

The combined Master of Arts in Special Education and Education Specialist Credential programs aim to develop highly compassionate and collaborative professionals to work in inclusive communities.

Elementary Education

The combined Multiple Subject Credential and Master of Arts in Teaching program includes graduate-level credential courses for future educators seeking to teach at the elementary level.

Secondary Education

The combined Single Subject Teaching Credential and Master of Arts in Teaching program prepares future educators who seek to teach math, science, language arts, social studies, or music at the secondary level.

Accelerated Five-Year Bachelor’s plus MA in Curriculum and Instruction (MACI)

With 5 years of full-time study, students obtain a bachelor’s and master's degree. The dual degree program also prepares students for both a California Teaching Credential (elementary or secondary) and a Special Education Credential.

Information Sessions


To learn more about any of the Attallah College graduate programs, please register for an Information Session. 

Professional Accreditations


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