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University Partners

SAUSD Teacher Induction is proud to offer our participants the opportunity to pursue higher degrees, and earn credit for their induction work through our university partners. 

Grand Canyon University

Grand Canyon University will accept and apply up to 9 credits transfer with completion of cleared credential toward a number of College of Education Master of Arts programs.


Cost: Total cost of the Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction degree is approximately $12,000 inclusive of tuition, books and fees.


Benefit: Complete your degree in less time and save money! Several programs available: MA in Curriculum and Instruction, MA in Autism Spectrum Disorders, MA in Reading, MA in TESOL, MS in Instructional Technology.


Contact information: Hansel Flores email  or (213)-395-8771 (call/text)

University of the Pacific

Graduate-level professional development credits awarded for Induction courses. 8 credits per year. 


Cost: $50 per credit


Benefit: Credits can be applied to salary and step advancements.


Contact Information:

University of Phoenix

University of Phoenix waives 13 credits of an MAEd in Curriculum and Instruction. In addition to the credits, there is a tuition reduction of 10% for the remaining 22 credits. 


Cost: Credits are free. 


Benefit: Self-paced online program. There are only 7 - 6 week courses and 1 - 3 week course to complete the program.


Contact Information: Penny Roberts, 714-642-5855

Concordia University Irvine

Online Master's degree program and/or Doctoral program


Master's degrees in Social Emotional Learning, Cognition & Motivation, School Psychology, School Counseling, Curriculum & Instruction, Design & Technology, and Ed Administration 


Doctoral degree in Leadership with specializations in Special Ed, Organizational Change, and Ed Administration


Benefits: Degree completion as early as 10 months; transfer units accepted (including induction units); stackable certificates; FREE leadership symposiums  



University of Massachussets Global

Graduate-level professional development credits are awarded for Induction courses.


Cost: $50 per credit


Benefit: Credits can be applied to salary and step advancements.


Contact Information:, 1-800-632-0094 

12 credits toward your Master of Arts in Education-Teaching and Learning for a completed Induction program


Cost: Credits are free.


Benefit: Significantly reduce your cost and time to earn a



Contact Information:

Vanguard University

Master of Arts in Teacher Leadership 

Vanguard University will credit 6 units toward a Masters Degree in Teacher Leadership for the completion of the SAUSD Induction Program. 


Cost: $675 per unit / the 33-unit TOTAL is comprised of 21 units plus the 6 units credited from the Induction Program. 


Benefit: Significant savings in time and money. This Master’s in Education can be completed in 2 years through 2 courses per semester. Traditional and blended (online) delivery models are available. 




Program Contact information:  

Nathan Brais | 714-619-6404 



Continuing Education Units 

Our Teacher Advancement Program provides Professional Development and Continuing Education graduate-level courses through our partnership with College Credit Connection (CCC). 


Cost: starting as low as $89 per credit. 


Benefits: Expand your knowledge and earn salary and step advancements. Our self-paced courses are offered in a variety of formats, including online and in-person classes in locations throughout California. 

CCC has special collaborations with ASCD, Annenberg, Learner, Amen Clinics, Inc., MDed, Lockett Learning Systems.  


Contact information:  

Chriss Erickson | 714.966.6793 

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