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 nine credits from Induction toward a number of College of Education Master of Arts programs. 

 

Cost: Credits are free. Total cost of the Master of Arts degree is approximately $11,000 (tuition, books, fees). 

 

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

 

Contact Information: Jake Meadows, 714.837.7921 

jake.meadows@gcu.ed

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: www.teacherfriendly.com/sausd

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 penny.roberts@phoenix.edu

Concordia University Irvine

Online Master degree program and/or Hybrid Doctoral program

 

Cost:  Approximately $50,000 for the entire three years (Hybrid Doctoral)

Benefit: The three year doctoral program includes one class every eight weeks, a policy trip to DC and an international trip.  Check out the website at: 

https://www.cui.edu/academicprograms/graduate/edd/educational-leadership


 

Contact information:  Dr. Belinda Karge, Professor, Doctoral Programs, belinda.karge@cui.edu or 949 214 3333

Brandman University

Graduate-level professional development credits awarded for Induction courses.

 

Cost: $50 per credit

 

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

 

Contact Information: k12@brandman.edu, 1-800-632-0094

 

www.brandman.edu/sausd 

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

 

Cost: Credits are free.

 

Benefit: Significantly reduce your cost and time to earn a

Masters.

 

Contact Information: irvine@brandman.edu

Graduate-level professional development credits awarded for Induction courses.

 

Cost: $50 per credit

 

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

 

Contact Information: k12@brandman.edu, 1-800-632-0094

 

www.brandman.edu/sausd 

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

 

Cost: Credits are free.

 

Benefit: Significantly reduce your cost and time to earn a

Masters.

 

Contact Information: irvine@brandman.edu

Vanguard University

Master of Arts in Teacher Leadership

Vanguard University will credit 12 units toward a Masters Degree in Teacher Leadership for the completion of the SAUSD Induction Program.

Cost: $610 per unit / the 34 unit TOTAL is comprised of 22 units plus the 12 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 available.

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: Salary and step advancements.  CCC has special collaborations with ASCD, Annenberg, Learner, Amen Clinics, Inc., MDed, Lockett Learning Systems, and PDE to offer a wide variety of courses in six unique learning formats.

www.CollegeCreditConnection.com

Contact information: Andre Abrantes, 714.619.6404 / andre.abrantes@vanguard.edu

www.vanguard.edu/GradEd