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Crosscultural, Language and Academic Development (CLAD) Certificate or Bilingual Authorization

Graduate students who possess a current CLAD Certificate will be able to transfer in the following 2 courses (8 credits total) into GCU's Master of Education in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program of study.

 

Crosscultural, Language and Academic Development (CLAD) Certificate or Bilingual Authorization Grand Canyon University

The student must provide documentation from the Commission on Teacher Credentialing that verifies the student has a valid teaching certificate, which includes the CLAD Certificate or Bilingual Authorization.

 

 

Students in the following programs will be able to apply their CLAD Certificate towards the courses below:

Master of Education in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages TESOL)

  • TSL-534, Methods of Teaching English and Grammar to Speakers of Other Languages
  • TSL-545, Teaching in a Pluralistic Society

International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) - Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board (AZPOST)

Certificate Title GCU
Credit
Hours
General Education
Category Fulfilled
Leadership in Police Organizations (LPO) hosted by the Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board 4                                  MGT-605                                   

National Board of Professional Teaching Standards

The College of Education allows Graduate students to apply the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBCT) Certification to courses within many graduate level programs of study. NBCT certificate equivalencies are based on two factors: the NBCT five core propositions and standards by certificate. GCU does not offer program specific equivalencies for all 26 NBCT certificates. GCU also does not offer NBCT equivalencies towards the Master of Education in Educational Administration program.

Certificate Title GCU Credit Hours General Education
Category Fulfilled
Art: Early and Middle Childhood

 
Up to 12 credits or 1/3 of the total program requirements in transfer (whichever is less)

  • TCH-517, TCH-536, TCH-524
Career and Technical Education: Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood
 
Up to 12 credits or 1/3 of the total program requirements in transfer (whichever is less)
  • TCH-517, TCH-536, TCH-524
  • TEC-511, TEC-537, TEC-538, TEC-539 TEC-551
English as a New Language: Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood Up to 12 credits or 1/3 of the total program requirements in transfer (whichever is less)
  • TCH-517, TCH-536, TCH-524
  • TSL-531, TSL-534, TSL-536, TSL-537, TSL-540, TSL-545,  TSL-546
English as a New Language: Early and Middle Childhood Up to 12 credits or 1/3 of the total program requirements in transfer (whichever is less)
  • TCH-517, TCH-536, TCH-524
  • TSL-531, TSL-534, TSL-536, TSL-537, TSL-540, TSL-545, TSL-546
English Language Arts: Early Adolescence Up to 12 credits or 1/3 of the total program requirements in transfer (whichever is less)
  • TCH-517, TCH-536, TCH-524
  • RDG-530, RDG-512, RDG-513, RDG-514, RDG-517, RDG-585
  • TSL-531, TSL-534, TSL-536, TSL-540, TSL-546
English Language Arts: Adolescence and Young Adulthood Up to 12 credits or 1/3 of the total program requirements in transfer (whichever is less)
  • TCH-517, TCH-536, TCH-524
  • RDG-530, RDG-512, RDG-513, RDG-514, RDG-517, RDG-585
  • TSL-531, TSL-534, TSL-536, TSL-540, TSL-546
Exceptional Needs Specialist: Early Childhood through Young Adulthood Up to 12 credits or 1/3 of the total program requirements in transfer (whichever is less)
  • TCH-517, TCH-536, TCH-524
  • SPE-510, SPE-512, SPE-513, SPE-514, SPE-527, SPE-537, SPE-539, SPE-546
Generalist: Early Adolescence Up to 12 credits or 1/3 of the total program requirements in transfer (whichever is less)
  • RDG-512, RDG-513, RDG-514, RDG-517, RDG-522, RDG-585
  • TCH-517, TCH-536, TCH 524
  • TEC-511, TEC-538, TEC-546, TEC-551
Generalist: Early Childhood Up to 12 credits or 1/3 of the total program requirements in transfer (whichever is less)
  • RDG-512, RDG-513, RDG-514, RDG-517, RDG-522, RDG-585
  • TCH-517, TCH-536, TCH 524
  • TEC-511, TEC-538, TEC-546, TEC-551
Generalist: Middle Childhood Up to 12 credits or 1/3 of the total program requirements in transfer (whichever is less)
  • RDG-512, RDG-513, RDG-514, RDG-517, RDG-522, RDG-585
  • TCH-517, TCH-536, TCH 524
  • TEC-511, TEC-538, TEC-546, TEC-551
Health Education: Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood
 
Up to 12 credits or 1/3 of the total program requirements in transfer (whichever is less)

  • TCH-517, TCH-536, TCH-524
Library Media: Early Childhood through Young Adulthood Up to 12 credits or 1/3 of the total program requirements in transfer (whichever is less)
  • TCH-517, TCH-536, TCH-524
  • TEC-511, TEC-537, TEC-538, TEC-539 or TEC-551
Literacy - Reading-Language Arts: Early and Middle Childhood  Up to 12 credits or 1/3 of the total program requirements in transfer (whichever is less)
  • TCH-517, TCH-536, TCH-524
  • RDG-530, RDG-512, RDG-513, RDG-514, RDG-517, RDG-585
  • TSL-531, TSL-534, TSL-536, TSL-540, TSL-546
Mathematics: Early Adolescence

 
Up to 12 credits or 1/3 of the total program requirements in transfer (whichever is less)

  • TCH-517, TCH-536, TCH-524
Mathematics: Adolescence and Young Adulthood
 
Up to 12 credits or 1/3 of the total program requirements in transfer (whichever is less)

  • TCH-517, TCH-536, TCH-524
Music: Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood
 
Up to 12 credits or 1/3 of the total program requirements in transfer (whichever is less)

  • TCH-517, TCH-536, TCH-524
Music: Early and Middle Childhood Up to 12 credits or 1/3 of the total program requirements in transfer (whichever is less)

  • TCH-517, TCH-536, TCH-524
Physical Education: Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood
 
Up to 12 credits or 1/3 of the total program requirements in transfer (whichever is less)

  • TCH-517, TCH-536, TCH-524
Physical Education: Early and Middle Childhood
 
Up to 12 credits or 1/3 of the total program requirements in transfer (whichever is less)

  • TCH-517, TCH-536, TCH-524
School Counseling: Early Childhood through Young Adulthood
 
Up to 12 credits or 1/3 of the total program requirements in transfer (whichever is less)

  • TCH-517, TCH-536, TCH-524
Science: Early Adolescence

 
Up to 12 credits or 1/3 of the total program requirements in transfer (whichever is less)

  • TCH-517, TCH-536, TCH-524
Science: Adolescence and Young Adulthood

 
Up to 12 credits or 1/3 of the total program requirements in transfer (whichever is less)

  • TCH-517, TCH-536, TCH-524 
Social Studies - History: Early Adolescence

 
Up to 12 credits or 1/3 of the total program requirements in transfer (whichever is less)

  • TCH-517, TCH-536, TCH-524
Social Studies - History: Adolescence and Young Adulthood
 
Up to 12 credits or 1/3 of the total program requirements in transfer (whichever is less)

  • TCH-517, TCH-536, TCH-524
World Languages Other than English: Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood
 
Up to 12 credits or 1/3 of the total program requirements in transfer (whichever is less)

  • TCH-517, TCH-536, TCH-524
World Languages Other than English: Early and Middle Childhood
 
Up to 12 credits or 1/3 of the total program requirements in transfer (whichever is less)

  • TCH-517, TCH-536, TCH-524

National Fire Academy – Executive Fire Officer Program EFOP

Certificate Title GCU Credit Hours General Education Category Fulfilled
A letter from FEMA verifying completion of the EFOP program and a copy of the official certificate must be provided by the student upon review. All four EFOP courses within the Executive Fire Officer Program must be completed:

(1)Executive Development (R123)
 
(2)Strategic Management of Change (R-130) (course offered to students prior to 5/2008)
OR
Executive Analysis of Community Risk Reduction (R274)  (course offered to students after 5/2008)
OR
Leading Community Risk Reduction (R280) (course offered to students 7/1/2002 through 2/28/2011)

(3)Executive Analysis of Fire Service Operations in Emergency Management (R306)

(4)Executive Leadership (R125)                
12   Students must be enrolled in GCU's Master of Science in Leadership with
an Emphasis in Disaster Preparedness and Executive Fire Leadership program.

(1)LDR-600
(2)EMM-600
(3)EMM-605

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Graduate students who complete the iteach program may transfer in up to 12 credit hours into their program of study.

iteach Grand Canyon University

Students must complete the following, which must be documented on the Letter of Completion:

(1) Courses:

  • EDTC 5000 - Overview of The Road to Certification
  • EDTC 5100 - First Year Teaching and Best Practice
  • EDTC 5200 - Educational Pedagogy and Stages of Learning
  • EDTC 5300 - Planning Instruction and Assessment
  • EDTC 5400 - Best Practice and Classroom Environment
  • EDTC 5500 - Literacy for All
  • EDTC 5600 - Special Education/Multiculturalism/ Diversity

(2) Field Experience

(3) State Testing Requirements to earn teacher certification

Students in the following programs will be able to apply their iteach program towards the courses below:

Master of Arts in Teaching with an Emphasis in Professional Learning Communities

  • TCH-547, Data-Informed Decision Making for School Improvement
  • TCH-535, Legal Issues in Education
  • TCH-525, Introduction to PLC

Master of Arts in Teaching with an Emphasis in Teacher Leadership

  • TCH-547, Data-Informed Decision Making for School Improvement
  • TCH-535, Legal Issues in Education
  • TCH-531, Instructional Leadership

Washington ProTeach Professional Certificate

Graduate students who possess a current Washington ProTeach Professional Certificate will be able to transfer in courses towards their program of study.  

Washington ProTeach Professional Certificate Grand Canyon University

A copy of the official teaching certificate, which includes the completion of the Professional Certificate, must be provided by the student upon review.

Master of Arts in Teaching with an Emphasis in Professional Learning Communities  

Students are able to transfer in the following 3 courses (9 credits total). Students must meet a minimum of 34 credits to graduate from this program, which will require students to complete LDR-663, Professional Applications in Service Learning III.

  • TCH-524, Current Classroom Methods & Strategies
  • TCH-536, Classroom Engagement & Management
  • TCH-547, Data-Informed Decision-Making for School Improvement

Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction: Reading                            

Students are able to transfer in the following course (3 credits total). Students must meet a minimum of 34 credits to graduate from this program, which will require students to complete LDR-663, Professional Applications in Service Learning III.

  • RDG-522, Developmental Learning and Assessments