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Founded in 2009 by the San Joaquin County Office of Education (SJCOE), Teachers College of San Joaquin (TCSJ) is the only regionally accredited institution of higher education that is a department within a county office of education. The college serves over 1300 students who work across 60 districts in an 8 county region of California.

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TCSJ provides a variety of options for those who wish to pursue a career in the field of education: Teaching and Administrative Service Credentials, Induction (teaching and administrative), six Master in Education concentrations, as well as non-degree programs.

Our Programs


Teachers College hosts events and meetings for prospective students, current students, and the community. Check out our events page to view our upcoming events.

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Student Ambassadors

Our student ambassadors want to talk to you! They are available to help answer any questions you have about the program they are pursuing and what it’s like being a student at TCSJ. Make sure to watch their videos to learn about each ambassador!

Meet the Ambassadors

Contact Us

TCSJ is open to the public. To view our hours of operation or schedule an appointment with an advisor, visit our "Contact Us" page.

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Teaching Credential Program Self-Assessment

Teaching Credential Program Self-Assessment

TCSJ offers two programs to earn a Preliminary Teaching Credential: Residency@TCSJ and the IMPACT Intern Program. Take the self-assessment to see what program you are matched with!

rofessional Learning Center (PLC)

Professional Learning Center (PLC)

TCSJ provides opportunities to purchase non-degree, Professional Development Units (PDUs) to help educators move over on the pay scale!

New PLC Course Offering!

New PLC Course Offering!

TCSJ’s Professional Learning Center now offers an online, self-paced course called “Positive Teacher Language” for $75 (with option to purchase 1 PDU for an additional $75).

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Application Fee Waived

M.Ed. in Environmental Literacy

TCSJ is the only college in CA to offer an M.Ed. in Environmental Literacy.



Become a TCSJ Student Now!

TCSJ exemplifies the notion of learning opportunities that are rigorous, provide relevance, are relationship-driven and incorporate reflection for professional growth.

The New TCSJ App

Download the TCSJ mobile app!

Whether you are a current student or inquiring about TCSJ for the first time, you can use the Teachers College of San Joaquin app to help you find out what you need to know!

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TCSJ by the Numbers

As of April 1, 2021


Total candidates enrolled in a program at TCSJ


The number of districts and schools within an eight-county region served by TCSJ


Candidates are earning a master’s degree at TCSJ


Candidates are enrolled in a TCSJ preliminary teaching credential program


Retention rate in the TCSJ Master of Education Program. On average, students take 4.4 semesters to complete their master’s program.


Of TCSJ’s 2015 teaching credential graduates are still teaching (Retention rate of TCSJ’s 2014 teaching credential graduates still in the profession).


TCSJ’s Environmental Literacy M.Ed. Program is the ONLY college in CA to offer this M.Ed. concentration.