Liberal Studies with Teaching Credential

For those who desire a bachelor’s degree and want to become a teacher in K-8 grades.

WSCUC Accredited

We hold the same regional accreditation as CSU’s, UC’s, and other private universities.

Transfer Friendly

All previous college coursework is evaluated for transfer toward your degree.

Nonprofit University

We are focused on improving the student’s experience and increasing student success.


Approved for Veterans

We proudly serve U.S. military Veterans and are approved for Veteran Training.

Our Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies with a concentration in Elementary Education is designed to provide graduates with a well-rounded education in communications, humanities, social and behavioral sciences, mathematics, natural sciences, and the teaching courses required to be recommended for the multiple subject preliminary teaching credential in California, allowing recommended students to teach in Kindergarten through grade 8. Under certain circumstances, the multiple subject teaching credential holder can teach in other grades as well (see the link below).

Since the degree imparts breadth in its scope of subjects, graduates are provided with a liberal studies foundation that affords them the opportunity to thrive in a variety of careers requiring a degree as a requisite for advancement in business or education.

Because this degree utilizes graduate-level credential courses to fulfill a large portion of upper-division bachelor degree requirements, completers of the program can finish a Master of Arts in Teaching at Humphreys by taking just a handful of courses.

Program Available

Online, On-Ground, and Hybrid

Academic Year

Four Quarters Per Year

Term Length

11-Week Quarters

Accepting New Students

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer


Discover what sets our program apart.

Save Time

Earn your bachelor’s degree and teaching credential in one program, saving at least two years of schooling.

Experienced Faculty

Learn from experienced professors that are currently working within education in their area of expertise.

Flexible Scheduling

Learn your way. Take courses on campus in the evening or take the entire program online.

State Requirements

Earning Bs in math, reading, and writing courses means you can skip some significant state testing requirements.

Our courses are taught in a small and personable environment so you get the guidance and support you need to succeed.


MSTC Instructors with Classroom Experience

Clinical Practice Options: Internship or Student Teaching

Your future in teaching

Our program is designed with your elementary teaching goals in mind. Our Liberal Studies graduates have a comprehensive knowledge of a variety subjects and practical classroom experiences.

The Multiple Subject Teaching Credential authorizes the holder to teach all subjects in a self-contained classroom, such as the classrooms in most elementary schools, as well as in other grades as described here.

Education Pathways

Explore the many ways you can follow your passion.

Our education programs are designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to advance as leaders and practitioners in education. We offer a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs that help you pursue your educational goals and personal interests.

Associate Degrees

Our associate programs will give you a solid foundation within the field of education and general education.

Bachelor Degrees

Our bachelor programs build upon students’ knowledge and develops a well-rounded set of skills needed to pursue career opportunities.

Credential & Master Degrees

Improve earning potential and professional advancement with a credential and/or master’s degree.

Our professors are invested in your education.

When you arrive to class, whether it is in a classroom or through your computer, you can expect to be taught by a knowledgeable and attentive professor. Our professors understand what real-world experience to incorporate into classroom lectures, assignments, and case studies.

Obtain the financial resources you need to succeed.

Let us help you find financial assistance options to help you pursue your higher education. We guide students through the financial aid process, requirements, and eligibility. We make ourselves available by phone, in person, by Zoom, or by email.

To begin the process, complete the FAFSA and include our school code: 001212