College of Education

Difference Makers Made Here

At SDSU's College of Education, we're passionate about preparing the next generation of educators, counselors, therapists, school administrators, and community college leaders. With over 2,000 undergraduate, credential, master's, and doctoral students annually, we're one of our region's top producers of high-quality teachers, counselors, therapists, school administrators, and community college leaders. So if you're looking to make an impact on your community and educational system, you're in the right place. We're proud to continue to shine in U.S. News & World Report's 2023 national graduate education school rankings.

Fall 2024 Admissions

SDSU will begin accepting applications for fall 2024 on October 1, 2023. Deadlines differ by program.

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Teachers are made here

SDSU has long been the primary provider of new teachers to San Diego area school districts.

Become a Teacher

Rise to the Challenge

Our world needs difference makers. Enhance your impact through COE's graduate programs.

Best graduate education program

Rising National Rankings

The SDSU College of Education moved up three spots to No. 49 in the nation in U.S. News & World Report’s 2023-24 list of best graduate education programs.
Graduate education program (among all universities)
Graduate education program (among public universities)
Best education schools in California
Best education schools among CSUs
Best education schools in San Diego County
Education administration specialty
Online education master's programs*
Rehabilitation counseling M.S. program (among all universities*)

*represents most recent ranking

Best grad program, education administration specialty

Events Calendar

Find information about events, including lectures, workshops, and other happenings at the College of Education.

No College of Education events are scheduled at this time. Watch this space for future updates to the calendar.

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