IDEAL Bay Area

Graduate-Level Semester Credit

Graduate-Level Semester Units/Credits

University of the Pacific-Benerd College is pleased to offer graduate-level semester credit for completing coursework with IDEAL Bay Area. This unique offering is available to all current (ongoing) and past participants. 

IDEAL Bay Area is dedicated to providing a rigorous and robust professional development experience that deserves 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 $62 per semester credit. Enrollment is available year round and candidates can register for credit at any time.

Grades & Transcripts

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

About the Credits & Pacific

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 the University of the Pacific, Benerd College. They are specifically designed to meet the needs of educators for salary advancement and re-certification.  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/unit 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).

University of the Pacific-Benerd College is pleased to partner with IDEAL Bay Area to provide graduate-level semester credit to educators, administrators, counselors, and teachers across the nation.

UOP Benefits:

How It Works:

Complete a professional development experience IDEAL Bay Area.
Please note: IDEAL Bay Area fees are paid separately from the university credit tuition fee.

Successful completion of your IDEAL Bay Area experience/training is a prerequisite to registering for graduate-level units with University of the Pacific (UOP).

Complete the registration for graduate-level units with University of the Pacific. (see below).
Allow 1-2 weeks for application and program participation to be reviewed for approval at UOP.
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 submitted to be posted at University of the Pacific, Benerd College.
Register today... 
It's simple!

Registration is quick and easy. Simply choose any course from below to begin earning credit. At checkout, you will be able to select how many graduate level credits you want to earn for your course. 

Course Title

Course Number

Units

Tuition FeeEnrollment Date

HUSD Arts Learning CREATE! CoP24

EDUP 9696

1 - 2

$62 / per credit

Register Here

Our Changing Planet Light Award Research and Practice

EDUP 9697

4

$62 / per credit

Register Here

Developing Arts Leadership in Elementary School 2023-2024

EDUP 9698

3

$62 / per credit

Register Here

Developing Arts Leadership in Elementary School 2023-2024

EDUP 9671

1 - 2

$62 / per credit

Register Here

HUSD Arts Learning CREATE! CoP23

EDUP 9529

2

$62 / per credit

Register Here

Our Changing Planet ACOE Spring 23

EDUP 9528

1

$62 / per credit

Register Here

Integrated Learning for Creativity and Equity Institute

EDUP 9413

1

$62 / per credit

Register Here

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/units 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. 

Once your payment has been processed, there are no refunds. We always advise for educators to verify that their district will accept the credits prior to enrollment.