Choosing to become a teacher at Fresno Pacific University means that you will be well-prepared to meet the many challenges teachers face in the classroom. Thousands of teachers throughout the state of California, and particularly in the Central Valley, have completed courses, credentials and/or master's degrees at FPU. These well-prepared teachers have made and maintained our reputation for excellence in teacher preparation.
We have developed several pathways to become a teacher. We have a fast-track program for those who know very early in their college career that they want to be teachers. We offer programs for full-time students and for those who want to attend part-time. We also have an intern program for those who are highly qualified and who have been offered a contracted teaching position.
We offer our programs at several locations and have wonderful staff and faculty who are committed to helping you understand what you need to do to become a teacher.
Take the first step! Look through the information here (Check the links to the left!), and then contact one of the people listed below so they can work with you on a one-to-one basis.
Fresno Main Campus For information or appointments: Multiple Subject Program Director: Single Subject Program Director:
Roberta Jentes Mason
Visalia Center & West Hills Lemoore Center For information or appointments: Visalia Teacher Education Program Coordinator:
Bakersfield Center For information or appointments: Bakersfield Teacher Education Program Coordinator:
661-617-4500, ext. 4531