Brandman University works with numerous Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment (BTSA) programs throughout California to provide graduate credit for beginning teachers and support providers.

BTSA is a state-funded induction program, co-sponsored by the California Department of Education (CDE) and the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) designed to support the professional development of newly-credentialed, beginning teachers and fulfill the requirements for the California Clear Multiple and Single Subjects Credentials.

Brandman University benefits include:

  • Low course fees of $50.00 per semester unit
  • Registration based upon each district’s needs
  • Options for registration and verification of BTSA Program completion
  • Special programs providing credit for support providers

The BTSA induction program offers 12 credits that can be applied to the Master of Arts in Education, Teaching and Learning degree.

Pre K-12 Education FAQs

To apply, select your BTSA program from the list below. Contact the School of Extended Education 800-632-0094 if you are seeking credit for a previous year.