MS in Education: Interdisciplinary

The Master of Science in Education is a 30-unit interdisciplinary studies program is ideal for working professionals who are interested in advanced studies in education.

All candidates in the Interdisciplinary program complete a 15-unit core course sequence in addition to 15 units selected across multiple graduate fields including education, business, humanities and/or counseling psychology. The 15-unit elective course selection is based on individual interests and career goals and is subject to availability and department approval.

The Master of Science in Education degree culminates with either a thesis or directed research project approved by their adviser, which is presented at the end of the program to faculty and students.

Core Courses: 9 units
Elective units may be selected across multiple graduate fields: 21 units
Total units for MS in Education: Interdisciplinary Studies: 30 units

Program Features

  • Innovative and highly regarded curriculum
  • Small class size, personal attention and a supportive learning community
  • Outstanding mentoring from faculty and site supervisors who are experienced classroom teachers, and who know the unique county and district cultures
  • Prepares teachers for new roles and responsibilities in education and professional careers
  • Master's 15-unit core classes in a hybrid online and face to face format

Career Possibilities

  • Teach at the community college level
  • Write for professional publications
  • Preparation for doctoral programs