Classified Grant Partnership for California Students

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Receive up to $4,800 per year to pursue your California teaching credential.

National University is proud to support paraprofessionals, custodial staff, administrative personnel, food service workers, and other classified employees with a pathway to earning your California teaching credential.

If you already hold an associate (or higher) degree, NU’s Classified Grant can be applied to the pursuit of a teaching credential program designed to meet the evolving needs of today’s educators. This grant can also be stacked with our NU Workforce Education Solution Strategic Partner’s Tuition Reduction Scholarships.

Make an Impact in Your Community and in the Field of Education

National University has recommended more candidates for teaching credentials in CA than any other university in the state. We offer a wide range of credential programs to help set you up for success in your teaching or school administration career.

Students choose NU because we offer:

  • #1 choice for CA teachers
  • 190+ degree programs
  • Classes offered online or on-site
  • Classes start monthly
  • Flexible transfer credit policy
  • Dedicated student services tailored to working professionals
  • Financial aid and scholarship opportunities

Choose the Pathway to Your Career Aspirations

Complete your bachelor’s degree to earn a market-relevant teaching credential in California. NU offers two Single Subject teaching credential degree options and two Multiple Subject teaching credential options at the undergraduate level:

Already have your bachelor’s degree? NU offers several post-baccalaureate single subject, multiple subject, and bilingual (Spanish) preliminary teaching credential options:

Frequently Asked Questions

You can find detailed information about our industry-current curriculums here. For additional details about the Classified Grant Partnership, please email [email protected] or [email protected].

NU has year-round enrollment with flexible monthly class start dates, so you can start sooner and finish faster.

All NU teaching credential programs are offered online.

With the availability of our convenient 4- and 8-week course structure, you can immerse yourself in career-driven credential programs that help you reach your goals — one course at a time. Program completion time depends on the degree you choose to pursue.