Exploratorium

Graduate-Level Semester Credit

Graduate-Level Semester Credit

Earn graduate-level semester credit with Exploratorium and University of the Pacific-Benerd College. Exploratorium is dedicated in providing rigorous professional development experiences that deserve recognition at a graduate level. That’s exactly why we are prepared to help you earn credit quickly and easily, all at an affordable cost of only $80 per semester credit

Graduate-level professional development credit is not part of a degree program at Pacific but can be transferred at the discretion of your institution for salary advancement and state licensing requirements. 

The credits offered are post-baccalaureate, graded, graduate-level semester units of credit, provided directly through University of the Pacific-Benerd College. They are specifically designed to meet the needs of educators for Salary Advancement and Recertification.  The credits are acceptable where local districts approve and applicable to state licensing where authorized. We always encourage that you check with your employer for acceptability of these credits. Course participants are responsible to determine acceptability of these credits for their intended use. Each graduate-level semester credit is equivalent to 15 hours of academic involvement. 

University of the Pacific, established in 1851, is California’s oldest private chartered university and is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Completed courses are letter graded and will appear on an official transcript from University of the Pacific/Benerd College. An Official Transcript with your final course grade(s) is available from Pacific upon successful completion of coursework. The course ending date that will appear on your transcript will reflect the date on which your completed coursework was reviewed and graded.

How It Works:

Step 1
Complete a Professional Development Course, Institute, or Training Program with Exploratorium.
Please note: Exploratorium fees are paid separately from the university credit tuition fee.
Step 1
Step 2
Register for the corresponding UOP-Exploratorium course (see below).
After completion of your professional development experience with Exploratorium, you may proceed to register for graduate-level credit with University of the Pacific-Benerd College. Please allow 1-2 weeks for your application to be reviewed and approved for processing at University of the Pacific.
Step 2
Step 3
Earn Graduate-Level Credit on an Official Transcript from University of the Pacific-Benerd College.
After your documentation has been reviewed and approved, your course grades will be posted at University of the Pacific-Benerd College. An Official Transcript is available upon completion of course requirements.
Step 3

University of the Pacific-Benerd College provides graduate-level semester credit for educators and teachers across the nation.

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Course Title

Course NumberCreditsTuition FeeEnrollment Date

Developing Identity & Vision Leadership Institute

EDUP 9702

2

$80/credit

Year Round

Exploratorium Teacher Leader Network Institute

PEDU 9416

2

$80/credit

Year Round

Middle School General Science

PEDU 9863

6

$80/credit

Year Round

High School General Science

PEDU 9172

6

$80/credit

Year Round

Supporting New Teachers at the Exploratorium Part A

PEDU 9885

1-2

$80/credit

Year Round

Supporting New Teachers at the Exploratorium Part B

PEDU 9305

3

$80/credit

Year Round

Supporting New Teachers at the Exploratorium Part C

PEDU 9340

3

$80/credit

Year Round

Supporting New Teachers at the Exploratorium Part D

PEDU 9375

3

$80/credit

Year Round

FAQ & Support

Frequently Asked Questions

Online: click on “REGISTER NOW and select your desired course title(s). At checkout, you will be required to pay with credit card.

UOP’s continuing education course credits / units are acceptable where local districts approve and are applicable to state licensing or salary advancement where authorized. All students are responsible for determining the acceptability of these credits for their intended use.

The University of the Pacific is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Established in 1851, it is the oldest private chartered university in the state of California.

The credits offered are post-baccalaureate, graded, graduate level semester credits that are not part of a degree program at University of the Pacific, but instead are used for professional growth such as salary advancement and re-certification.