The State approved Teacher Credential Program at SDCC offers an SB 2042 California Preliminary Credential for Multiple Subjects (elementary) or for Single Subjects (secondary). This is a quality program that offers small classes, individual attention and dedicated Christian professors. When all prerequisites have been met, the core credential program can be finished in less than a year.

Prerequisites include:

ED300 - Introduction to Education

EN 316 - Linguistics

BIO 300 - Health for Teachers with CPR

SS205 - American Government (with Constitution)

ED315 - Instructional and Educational Technology

Interested persons who already hold a BS/BA degree may apply directly for admittance to the program. Interested students who are currently enrolled at SDCC may apply to the Teacher Credential Program during their undergraduate programs. See the following links for more information:

Scroll down for course dates and schedule.

Email Jahnai Feldmann, Credential Analyst/Fieldwork Supervisor at to learn more about the program and to ask about any pre-requisites that you may have to transfer into our program.

Call (619-201-8751) to get more information or request a personal appointment to answer all your questions. No group advising sessions!

Grants for Teacher Credentialing:

CAL Grant - Based on grade point average and financial need.
PELL Grant - Based on need per year.
Troops to Teachers - Calling all military personnel and veterans! San Diego Christian College now participates in the Troops to Teachers program! Military personnel may qualify for $5000 to $10,000 in grants toward earning their credential.

AB2086 requires all teacher preparation programs to provide information, as specified, to prospective candidates regarding the license examination passage rates for the most recent available year. To comply with this requirement, SDCC pass rate data can be viewed here or by using the link below:

Annual Report Card on California Teacher Preparation Programs