San Dieguito Union High School District Induction Program

Graduate-Level Semester Credit

How it Works:

Step 1

Complete Your Induction Program with San Dieguito Union High School District.

Step 2

Allow 1-2 weeks for SDUHSD Staff to verify your program completion.

Step 3

Earn Graduate-Level Credit from University of the Pacific/Benerd College.

Earn Graduate-Level Professional Development Credit with University of the Pacific -- Benerd College & San Dieguito Union High School District.

University of the Pacific/Benerd College is pleased to offer up to 8 graduate-level semester units of non-degree credit (per year) for completing the San Dieguito Union High School District. This unique offering is available to all current (ongoing) and past Induction candidates, ECO candidates and mentors. 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. Candidates seeking credit for such purposes are advised to check with the appropriate agencies and gain approval prior to registering. 

We understand that completing your SDUHSD Induction Program provides a rigorous and robust 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 $50 per semester credit. Enrollment is available year round and candidates can register for credit at any time.

SDUHSD staff will verify completion of your Induction program or Mentor/Coach training, upon your registration. No further documentation is required after registering for your courses. If for any reason there is an issue with your course registration(s), our team will reach out to provide you with an update and assistance.

How many credits can you earn?

Induction Candidates: Year 1 (8 credits)
Induction Candidates: Year 2 (8 credits)
Mentors Candidates: Year 1 (8 credits)
Mentor Candidates: Year 2 (8 credits)
Early Completion Option: Year 1 (8credits)

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 graded under the pass/no pass grading system. All course grades will appear on an official transcript from University of the Pacific/Benerd College. The course ending date that will appear on your transcript will reflect the date on which your completed coursework was reviewed and graded.

Available Courses

  • Induction Candidates
  • Mentors & Support Providers
  • Early Completion Option
CourseCourse NumberCreditsTuition FeeEnrollment Date
Teacher Induction (Year 1) - Semester 1PEDU 92904$200Year Round
Teacher Induction (Year 1) - Semester 2PEDU 92914$200Year Round
Teacher Induction (Year 2) - Semester 1PEDU 92924$200Year Round
Teacher Induction (Year 2) - Semester 2PEDU 92934$200Year Round
CourseCourse NumberCreditsTuition FeeEnrollment Date
Induction Support Mentor (Year 1) - Semester 1PEDU 92954$200Year Round
Induction Support Mentor (Year 1) - Semester 2PEDU 92964$200Year Round
Induction Support Mentor (Year 2) - Semester 1PEDU 92974$200Year Round
Induction Support Mentor (Year 2) - Semester 2PEDU 92984$200Year Round
CourseCourse NumberCreditsTuition FeeEnrollment Date
Early Completion Option For InductionEDUP 91058$360Year Round

What’s Next?

SDUHSD Induction Staff will verify your completion of your Induction program within 1-2 weeks after you register.  No further documentation is required. Once your documentation and payment has been reviewed, approved and processed, you will be assigned a “Passing (P)” letter grade for your Induction courses. 

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. 

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