College of Education

Master of Arts in Education

Admissions

Fall 2022

*Fall & Summer 2022 applications open October 1, 2021. 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.

Education 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 Education 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 2022 will open in October 2021.

    • Fall 2022 applications will open in October 1, 2021.

    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 2022 applications will open in October 1, 2021.

    • Priority Deadline: May 1, 2022
    •  Application Closes: June 15, 2022
  • CSUMB now has a CCTC approved Clear Education Specialist Credential Program! We will be offering this program within the Master of Arts in Education, Special Education Emphasis Program, and will begin accepting applications for the Fall 2021 semester in October.

    To apply, please go to Cal State Apply and complete the application for CSUMB's Master of Arts in Education Program.

    • Fall 2022 applications will open in October 1, 2021.

      • Priority Deadline: May 1, 2022
      • Application Closes: June 15, 2022
      Dmoitoso@csumb.edu, with any application questions within a week after submission.
  • Fall 2022 Applications for the Master of Arts in Education Program will open in October 1, 2021.

    • Application Deadline Extended: June 15, 2022

    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 Education Administration.  Second option allows candidates to complete the credential only for those who already hold a master's degree.