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Become a Teacher at SJSU

Thank you for your interest in becoming a teacher.  Here at San José State University, we combine a strong subject matter emphasis, a student-centered approach to teaching and extensive field experiences to prepare graduates who step into the profession with confidence and practical expertise.

We invite you to apply to our program and join the wide professional network of teachers and leaders in the region who have come through our doors.

Learn More About the Demand for Teachers in California

Despite recent budget cuts, the demand for teachers is on the rise as California experiences a simultaneous increase in retirements and decrease in newly credentialed teachers.  

WestEd report, "Trends in California Teacher Demand"

CTC report on decline in new credentials

Become a Science or Math Teacher

(Courtesy of California State University Fullerton)