The Master of Science in Education is a 32-unit interdisciplinary studies program, ideal for working professionals who are interested in advanced studies in education.

Student Teacher in Classroom

All candidates in the Interdisciplinary program complete a 16-unit core course sequence in addition to 16 units selected across multiple graduate fields including education, business, humanities and/or counseling psychology. The 16-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.

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 16-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

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