Education MA

The Master of Arts in Education prepares strong education professionals to have an informed understanding of complex learning; the knowledge and skills to promote such learning; and the disposition to advocate effectively for the learning, living and growth of students, especially those who bring cultural, linguistic and other diversity to schools. The program coursework challenges educators to analyze and improve their instructional practice to better serve students with diverse ethnic and linguistic backgrounds, as well as students with special needs.

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Required Courses

Complete all of the following courses:

Students must select one of the following emphases and complete the requirements.

Curriculum & Instruction

Complete one of the following courses:

Complete twelve (12) units from the following course list:

Special Education

Complete the following course:

Complete twelve (12) units from the following course list:

Preliminary Teacher Credential

Complete all of the following courses:

Students must select either the Single Subject or Multiple Subject Credential and complete the associated coursework.

Single Subject Credential Coursework

Complete all of the following courses:

Multiple Subject Credential Coursework

Complete all of the following courses:

Education Administration

Complete all of the following courses:

Learning Outcomes

LO 1  Research

Evaluate, design, and implement ethical educational research to bring change and promote meaningful outcomes for schools and communities.

LO 2  Advanced Learning Theory

Analyze and apply advanced learning theory in education. Evaluate and apply critical research to effectively implement evidence-based practices for diverse learners.

LO 3  Advanced Instruction, Assessment, & Curriculum

Evaluate and apply critical research and ethical practices on culturally sustaining pedagogical, assessment, and curricular approaches to effectively implement evidence-based practices and promote social justice.

LO 4  Leadership

Analyze, evaluate, and apply current research and professional and legal guidelines to leadership models, concepts, and theory in educational organizations to lead effectively and equitably.