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Urban Dual Credential Program (UDCP)

Urban Dual Credential Program (UDCP)

Application for Fall 2021 are due no later than June 1, 2021.

The Teacher Preparation Advising Center is available to assist current and prospective students via email, phone, Zoom, and in person (for current CSULB students ONLY). See below for our current advising hours:


Week of October18th-October22nd

  Phone Advising Hours Current Students: In Person Drop-Ins  Online Zoom Drop-Ins

Monday 10/18

1-4pm   9am-12pm
Tuesday 10/19   1-4pm 9am-12pm
Wednesday 10/20 9am-12pm   1-4pm
Thursday 10/21   9am-12pm 1-4pm
Friday 10/22 1-4pm   9:30am-12pm

 

Week of October 25th-October 29th

  Phone Advising Hours Current Students: In Person Drop-Ins  Online Zoom Drop-Ins

Monday 10/25

1-4pm   9am-12pm
Tuesday 10/26   9am-12pm 1-4pm
Wednesday 10/27 9am-12pm   1-4pm
Thursday 10/28   1-4pm 9am-12pm
Friday 10/29 9am-12pm   1-4pm
 

For Online Zoom Advising:

For Phone Advising:

Call 562-985-1105

For Current Students- In-Person Drop-Ins:

In-person drop-in are available for current CSULB students ONLY. Stop by EED-67 durring our drop-in hours to sign in to speak with a Credential Advisor and/or Liberal Studies Advisor. You will be asked to show your green check mark from your COVID pre-screening. In addition, mask must be worn at ALL time in the building.

Program Overview

The Urban Dual Credential Program is a blended Multiple Subject and Education Specialist Credential Program.  The Preliminary Urban Dual Credential Program (UDCP) at CSULB prepares candidates to teach both in the elementary general education classroom as well as the elementary/middle school special education setting.  Candidates will earn both a Preliminary Multiple Subject and Preliminary Education Specialist Credential in 2 years.

Program Features

  • 54 units (42 units Core Courses  & 12 units Student Teaching)
  • Credential Courses taught at elementary school site
  • Cohort Program
  • Begins in Fall semester Only
  • Learn to teach in a high need urban school setting alongside master teachers in a 2-year clinical placement model.

Program Options

UDCP Post-Bac Program

Candidates entering this program have either received a Bachelor's Degree or will receive a Bachelor's Degree prior to the end of their Credential Program (including CSULB Liberal Studies majors). Through this pathway candidates will earn a Preliminary Multiple Subject Credential and Preliminary Education Specialist Credential in 2 years.

Liberal Studies ITEP Urban Dual Credential Program (UDCP)

Candidates entering this program are in the third year of the Liberal Studies program and have completed a majority of Liberal Studies core requirements. These students will apply for the ITEP pathway with an ITEP credential program by Senior Year. Through this ITEP pathway, candidates will earn their Liberal Studies Bachelor's Degree, Preliminary Multiple Subject Credential and Preliminary Education Specialist Credential all in 5 years.
 

For additional information related to professional licensure and certification related to this program, please see the Credential Center.