ONLY $50 per semester credit
Graduate-Level Professional Development Credit
How it Works:
Earn Graduate-Level Professional Development Semester Units of Credit for Salary Advancement and/or Recertification.
Benerd College — University of the Pacific, in partnership with Teacher Friendly, is pleased to offer up to 8 graduate-level semester units of non-degree credit (per year) for completing your Teacher Induction Training. This unique offering is available to all current and past participants (beginning teachers/educators, and counselors) for an extremely affordable cost. Graduate-level semester units of credit are 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. Participants seeking credit for such purposes are advised to check with the appropriate agencies and gain approval prior to registering. It is your responsibility to determine acceptability of these credits prior to registering. Enrollment is open year round and you may register for credit at any time.
Teacher Induction (Year 1) - Semester I
Teacher Induction (Year 1) - Semester II
Counselor/Psychologist Induction - I
Counselor/Psychologist Induction - II
Proof of Completion
Induction Candidates must submit proof of their completed Induction Program in order to earn credit from University of the Pacific — Benerd College. A certificate of completion or letter issued (with dates specified) by your respective District or Program Administrator will suffice for verification. Credit is awarded upon submission of the following documentation:
- Teacher Candidates: Certificate of Completion or Letter of Verification
- Counselor Candidates: Certificate of Completion or Letter of Verification
Please be prepared to upload the above documents when registering to earn credit for the years you completed.
Register online at any time once you have successfully completed your Induction Program.
Online: click on “REGISTER NOW” below and select the corresponding courses for the years you completed in your Induction program. At checkout, you will be required to upload your documentation (certificate of completion) and pay with a credit card.
Upon registering and submitting all required documentation for your Induction Program, you will receive a confirmation email from our office. Once your documentation and payment has been reviewed, approved and processed, you will be assigned a “Passing (P)” letter grade for your Induction courses.
Grades for your courses will be submitted for processing at UOP within one week of enrolling. An unofficial transcript will also be sent to you automatically (at no charge) by standard mail once your final grades have been entered and posted in the university system. Please know that it may take between 4-7 weeks, from the time you submit your documentation, for you to receive your unofficial transcript by regular mail.
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