Rise to the Challenge
AREAS OF STUDY TO Nurture
Prepare to champion children and their families through a career in child/ family services or early childhood mental health. Master’s programs offered.
Master's Degree Programs
The College of Education offers graduate study leading to a Master of Arts (M.A.) or Master of Science (M.S.) degree in education in various concentrations. Some of these concentrations are designed to permit concurrent completion of the requirements for the correspondingly named advanced credentials.
Focusing on social and emotional development and on child development in context (e.g., early childhood education programs, schools, families, communities).
Preparing competent, transdisciplinary psychotherapists to work with diverse client populations throughout the lifespan.
Preparing educators and other professionals to work with infant, toddler and preschool-age children with exceptionalities and their families.
Teaching Credential Programs
A teaching credential is a state-issued license to teach in a public school. California law requires all teachers in CA public schools to hold a valid teaching credential. Approved College of Education teaching credential programs are offered for the multiple subject credential and the single subject credential, as well as for bilingual and special education.
Designed for those who are inspired to be responsive and innovative K-12 master teachers. The program’s foundation rests in social justice and equity in education.
Teaching children from birth to age 5 who have disabilities.