MAT, Elementary Education with 2042 Multiple Subject Credential

This degree program prepares teachers at the elementary school level (K-6) to teach multiple subjects with the advanced technology available for today’s classroom.

Program Overview

The Master of Arts in Teaching, Elementary Education with Multiple Subject Credential prepares you to be a successful, well-rounded teacher. Combined with the required coursework for the 2042 Multiple Subject Credential, you will graduate prepared to teach all subjects in a California self-contained elementary classroom and engage in systematic inquiry into your own teaching. 

As a student, you will learn to:

  • Use theories of learning and brain research to enhance teaching and student learning.
  • Differentiate instruction based on the needs of students.
  • Utilize a variety of assessment data to inform instruction
  • Evaluate curriculum design and curricular decisions as they relate to meeting the diverse needs of students.
  • Apply subject matter pedagogical skills in authentic settings and continually reflect on and evaluate the effects of decisions.
  • Create an action research proposal that seeks to solve a personal educational dilemma.


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Next Session

Jan 08, 2018

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Available Campuses

Antelope Valley Campus
39115 Trade Center Drive, Suite 203, Palmdale, CA 93551
Fairfield Campus
4820 Business Center Drive, Suite 100, Fairfield, CA 94534
Hanford Campus
325 Mall Drive, Hanford, CA 93230
Irvine Campus
16355 Laguna Canyon Road, 1st Floor, Irvine, CA 92618
Modesto Campus
5222 Pirrone Court, Salida, CA 95368
Menifee Campus
28237 La Piedra Rd, Bldg. 3000, Menifee, CA 92584
Monterey Campus
99 Pacific Street, Suite 375-B, Monterey, CA 93940
Ontario Campus
3990 Concours Street, Suite 100, Ontario, CA 91764
Palm Desert Campus
75-105 Merle Dr, Suite 800, Bldg. B, Palm Desert, CA 92211
Riverside Campus
3550 Vine Street, Suite 200, Riverside, CA 92507
Roseville Campus
400 Sunrise Avenue, Suite 200, Roseville, CA 95661
San Diego Campus
7460 Mission Valley Road, San Diego, CA 92108
Santa Maria Campus
1300 E. Cypress Street, Building A-1, Santa Maria, CA 93454
Visalia Campus
649 South County Center Drive, Visalia, CA 93277
Victorville Campus
13911 Park Avenue, Suite 100, Victorville, CA 92392
Walnut Creek Campus
2950 Buskirk Avenue, Suite 200, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Yuba City Campus
3301 East Onstott Road, Yuba City, CA 95991

Admissions Requirements

Applicants for this program must complete the formal application process with all required documents, which include:

  • Completed application
  • GPA: Meet 1 of these 4 GPA options for admission
  • Official transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions where baccalaureate and/or post-baccalaureate coursework was completed or attempted

Only credits from regionally accredited institutions may be accepted in transfer. Failure to report any previous academic work at another college or university may be considered a violation of academic integrity.

Graduate Level Exams

Most of Brandman’s Master Degree programs do not require a graduate level exam; however, there are a few that do. For information about which programs have exam/test score requirements, please reference the Brandman University Catalog

California Residency

This program is only available to California residents.

Program Curriculum

  • Please note that the required Prerequisites for the credential are completed outside of the degree program.

    EDUU 513 Student Health and Safety


    EDUU 514 Physical Education for Elementary Teachers


    EDUU 551 Educational Applications of Computers Level I *


    PSYU 323 Child Development


    Total Credits



    A waiver of the technology requirement may be granted upon successful completion of both subtests of the CSET Preliminary Educational Technology Exam, documentation of completion of regular education computers in education coursework from an accredited college or university, or submission of an electronic portfolio (under certain conditions).

  • Introductory Block


    EDUU 510 Introduction to Teaching


    EDUU 511 Collaboration For Inclusive Schooling


    EDUU 512 The Art & Craft of Teaching


    Introductory Block Subtotal


    Content Area Block


    EDMU 520 Literacy and Language in K-8 Classrooms I


    EDMU 521 Literacy and Language in K-8 Classrooms II


    EDMU 523 History, Social Science and Visual/Performing Arts in K-8 Classrooms


    EDMU 524 Teaching and Learning Mathematics in K-8 Classrooms


    EDMU 525 Teaching and Learning Science in K-8 Classrooms


    Content Area Block Subtotal


    Clinical Practice *


    EDMU 582 Directed Teaching I: Elementary School


    EDUU 544 Student Teaching Seminar I


    EDMU 583 Directed Teaching II: Elementary School


    EDUU 545 Student Teaching Seminar II


    Clinical Practice Subtotal


    Advanced Core Courses


    EDUU 600 Research and Evaluation Methods **


    EDUU 606 Seminar in Learning Theory


    EDUU 609 Seminar in Curriculum Studies


    EDUU 610 The Teacher As Scholarly Practitioner ***


    EDUU 611 Action Research Development


    Advanced Core Courses Subtotal


    Total Credits



    If student teaching is waived because candidates are completing the MAT program under the Private School SB-57 Option with 3-5 years of private school experience, then the student teaching credits are not required to be replaced in the degree.


    EDUU 600 Research and Evaluation Methods must be taken prior to EDUU 610 The Teacher As Scholarly Practitioner


    EDUU 610 The Teacher As Scholarly Practitioner must be taken prior to EDUU 611Action Research Development

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