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Bachelor of Arts

Graduates with a BA in Liberal Studies, and a Preliminary California Multiple Subject Credential are well‐equipped, highly‐principled individuals who understand diversity as a strength and who provide for individual differences in order to help their students prepare for a diverse and rapidly changing world. The graduate will have unique knowledge, skills and the ability to communicate clearly, understand and analyze concepts, and make judgments and decisions.





This degree is designed for students seeking to complete their Liberal Arts degree and earn a multiple subject teaching credential for use in public or private schools. Students in the Liberal Studies program have an onsite teaching site coordinator with connections to schools in Elk Grove. Jessup offers exceptional teaching support to students in our School of Education with 100% student teaching placement.

Jessup’s Adult Degree Completion (ADC) coursework is designed to help you achieve your academic and career goals. Learn from experienced practitioners who create networking opportunities with colleagues and professionals in your area of interest. Earn a degree built on high academic standards in a learning environment that integrates biblical principles into a relevant and rewarding degree program.


  • *CTC Annual Report Card/License Examination Passage Rates (AB2086)
  • WJU credential completers have excellent state license examination passage rates. All teacher preparation programs are required to provide a link to the most recent Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) Annual Report Card on California Teacher Preparation Programs. This report includes statewide and specific program information and examination pass rates.
  • Commission Approved Institution List – Title II
  • Integrate their faith and knowledge of scripture with the study of human needs.
  • Apply basic theoretical perspectives in psychology.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and interpretative skills.
  • Demonstrate fundamental competence in research.
  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication with both individuals and groups.
  • Demonstrate an ability to evaluate various interview techniques, treatment plans, and interventions.
  • Demonstrate self‐awareness, recognizing personal strengths, growth areas, and limitations
  • 1-2 classes per week
  • 7 weeks in duration
  • Earn your degree in as little as 24 months
  • Cohort model
  • Faculty are experienced leaders in their industries
  • Faith-based
  • Cumulative 2.25 GPA for transfer students.   Applicants with a lower GPA will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities previously attended (if applicable).
  • Official transcripts must arrive in an envelope sealed by the registrar of the previous institution.  Official E-transcripts will also be accepted.
  • 60 transferable units
  • Verification of Pass scores on: 
  • Certificate of Clearance
    •  The Certificate of Clearance is a document issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing to an individual who has completed the Commission’s fingerprint and character and identification process, whose moral and professional fitness has been shown to meet the standards as established by law.  See Credential Leaflet CL-900 for details on applying for the Certificate of Clearance.
Nathan Herzog, PH.D


Elk Grove Teaching Site Contact
8230 Civic Center Dr Suite #140, Elk Grove, CA 95757
(855) 958-4723


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2121 University Avenue
Rocklin CA 95765
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San Jose, CA 95128
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8230 Civic Center Dr Suite #140
Elk Grove, CA 95757
(855) 958-4723 |

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