College of Education

About the College of Education

Our offerings

Founded in 2014, the College of Education offers two undergraduate degrees and multiple minors, along with professional credentials, authorizations and pathways to creating a fundamentally equitable educational system. 

With three graduate degrees in education, school psychology, and speech-language pathology, our college meets the needs of an ever-growing student population in the Central Coast of California, ensuring local education embraces inclusive practices. 

Did you know?

Teaching Credential Candidates prepared at CSUMB have a 98.9% job placement rate – and candidates who complete their teaching credential at CSUMB have the highest job placement rate in the entire CSU system!


Through innovative teaching and scholarship, the College of Education prepares highly effective, culturally sustaining professionals who serve, engage, and transform communities and schools to promote equity and social justice.


The College of Education prepares innovative scholar-practitioners who enact culturally responsive and sustaining, evidence-based practices to cultivate lifelong learning and well-being in diverse communities.


  • Innovative, transformative, and equitable practices
  • Reflective teaching, research, and scholarship
  • Reciprocal and responsive individual, family, and community relationships
  • Local and global impact


  • The Center for Educational Supports (CES) Clinic serves as an education and training site for the graduate students in the school psychology program.
  • The Center for Reading Diagnosis and Instruction (Reading Center) focuses on reading assessment, instruction, research, and professional development related to reading and literacy development.
  • The Making Accessible and Effective Systems for Teacher Readiness Outcomes (MAESTROs) program expands and enhances student support structures, and improves retention and graduation rates of Hispanic and low-income education pathway students, to help fulfill critical teacher workforce needs in Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito counties.
  • The Monterey Institute for English Learners (MIEL) is committed to improving the rate of English Language acquisition and academic performance of English Learners.