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Fresno Teacher Residency Program
at National University
Fresno Campus

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The Fresno Teacher Residency Program at National University Fresno Campus is designed to have National University prepare classroom teachers for Fresno Unified School District (FUSD). Through this program, students are eligible for a stipend from FUSD, scholarships from National University, and a teaching position in FUSD.

The goal is to improve student achievement in K-12 through innovative, cutting-edge cohort teacher preparation program coupled with significant professional support.

The three programs offered are:

  • Master of Education in Inspired Teaching & Learning with a Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential
  • Master of Education in Special Education with a Preliminary Mild to Moderate Support Needs Teaching Credential
  • Master of Education in Special Education with a Preliminary Extensive Support Needs Teaching Credential

Program Highlights

  • Teaching Position in FUSD
  • $34,000 stipend from FUSD
  • Tuition Scholarships from National University
  • Cohort Model
  • 18-Month Program
  • Co-teaching
  • Culture of collaboration
  • Test Prep Support

FUSD Application Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  • CBEST exam passed
  • Resume
  • 2 Letters of support or recommendation, dated within 2 years and one from current supervisor
  • Academic Transcripts
  • Teacher Insight Survey
  • For FUSD Application Information, click here

FUSD Application Requirements

Upcoming Webinars

Workforce Education Solutions K12 at National University is excited to provide online information sessions for prospective Fresno Teacher Residency Program students.

Topics include:

  • How to apply to the program
  • Program overview and requirements
  • Course schedule, and time commitment
  • Stipend, grants, and scholarships

Register for Webinar

Would you like to meet at a time that is convenient for you? Simply click the Calendly links to schedule a time with community education specialist Byron Harwell to learn more.

Why Choose National University?

  • San Diego’s largest private nonprofit university
  • Over 190+ programs, including associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees, plus credentials and certificates
  • Four-week classes offered on campus or online
  • Convenient class schedules and year-round enrollment
  • Transfer credits accepted at any time
  • Financial aid opportunities
  • Dedicated student support

About National University

Founded in 1971, National University is among the largest, private, nonprofit universities in California. With more than 230,000 alumni, National University is dedicated to making lifelong learning opportunities accessible, challenging, and relevant to a diverse population of students.

For National University requirements, contact Fresno Campus at 559-256-4950 or [email protected]