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UC Merced Teacher Prep Partnership

The CalTeach Program at UC Merced at the Teacher Education Program at FPU have created a partnership that gives you a direct pathway to earn your Single or Multiple Subject Credential. Earn your B.A. or B.S. from UC Merced with a Natural Sciences Education (NSED) minor and receive guaranteed admission to FPU.


  • Become eligible to student teach or become an intern while you complete your credential
  • Guaranteed admission for those who complete the NSED minor
  • Substitute up to 11 units of coursework so you can finish faster and save money