College of Education

Department of Education and Leadership

Summer/Fall 2023

Fall & Summer 2023 applications open October 1, 2022. See Program Pathways for dates and deadlines.

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Master of Arts Education

Program Pathways

MA+ Elementary Education

The MA+ Elementary Education (Multiple Subjects) Credential Program allows students to earn a Masters degree while completing their credential.

Special Education with Clear Credential

MA+ Secondary Education

The MA+ Secondary Education (Single Subjects) Credential Program allows students to earn a Masters degree while completing their credential.

Curriculum and Instruction

The Master of Arts in Education provides advanced training to prepare effective professional educators who implement evidence-based practices to promote meaningful outcomes in our schools and communities.

Educational Administration

The are two options leading to the California Preliminary Administrative Services Credential. First option allows students to earn a MA degree with an emphasis in Educational Administration.  Second option allows candidates to complete the credential only for those who already hold a master's degree.

 

  • The MA+ Credential Program allows students to earn a Masters degree while completing their Elementary or Secondary Education Credential. Summer/Fall 2023 will open in October 2022.

    • Fall 2023 applications will open on October 1, 2022.

    Year-long residency experience with a Master Teacher

    Earn credential after 1 year as you continue towards the Masters degree

    Interns are not eligible for this program

    Scholarship funds will be available through a competitive application process. Please complete the interest form and we will contact you with more details. http://goo.gl/forms/2jEq6XiVNU

  • Fall 2023 applications will open on October 1, 2022.

    • Priority Deadline: May 1, 2023
    • Application Closes: June 15, 2023
  • As of now, the Department of Education and Leadership will not be accepting Fall 2023 applications for the MAE Special Education (with Clear Credential) emphasis.

  • Fall 2023 Applications for the Master of Arts in Education Program will open on October 1, 2022.

    • Priority Deadline: May 1, 2023
    • Application Closes: June 15, 2023

    The Department of Education and Leadership offers two options leading to the California Preliminary Administrative Services Credential.

    First option allows students to earn a MA degree with an emphasis in Educational Administration.  Second option allows candidates to complete the credential only for those who already hold a master's degree.