Master’s Degree Programs

The Department of Learning and Teaching offers initial master's programs with a concurrent teaching credential program. Candidates in our Master's Credential Cohort (MCC) program, earn a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with options for Elementary, Secondary and/or Education Specialist credentials. These programs can be completed in one or two years.  Additionally, the department offers a Combined BA/MEd Teacher Education Program (CTEP) in conjunction with the College of Arts and Sciences, and all undergraduate and graduate standalone credential programs. Advanced degree programs include the Master of Education in TESOL, Literacy and Culture. The department also offers a fully online Master of Education degree with specializations in Curriculum Instruction, Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM), Literacy and Digital Learning, Inclusive Learning: Special Education and Universal Design, and School Leadership.

Grades of B- or better are required in all credential courses, including student teaching. With approval, candidates may transfer in up to 6 units from other graduate programs and/or institutions. Continuing education units are not accepted for graduate credit.

Admission Requirements

See the Admission page for basic admission requirements.