College and School of Education Academic Programs

Academic Programs

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The colors below correspond to the offices which house each program. Use these to contact the offices for questions about the programs.

Applied and Advanced Studies in Education Icon= Applied and Advanced Studies in Education
Curriculum and Instruction Icon= Curriculum and Instruction
Special Education and Counseling Icon= Special Education and Counseling

Undergraduate

Graduate

Graduate Degrees

The CCOE offers a wide variety of Graduate programs. We offer many options for the Master of Arts in Education, Master of Arts in Special Education and Master of Science in Counseling along with a Master of Arts in Educational Administration and TESOL. In addition, we also offer two doctoral programs; an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and a Ph.D. in Special Education. Explore all the options below.


Admission DeadlineListed below -

---M.A. in Education, options in:

Curriculum and Instruction Icon  Bilingual/Multicultural Education in the Urban Classroom

Curriculum and Instruction Icon  Curriculum and Instruction (M.A.)

Curriculum and Instruction Icon  Early Childhood/Primary Education

Applied and Advanced Studies in Education Icon  Educational Foundations

Applied and Advanced Studies in Education Icon  Educational Technology Leadership

Applied and Advanced Studies in Education Icon  E-Learning and New Media Design

Curriculum and Instruction Icon  Integrated STEM Teaching

Curriculum and Instruction Icon  Mathematics Education

Curriculum and Instruction Icon  Reading

Applied and Advanced Studies in Education Icon  Research and Evaluation

---M.A. in Educational Administration:

Applied and Advanced Studies in Education Icon  Educational Administration

---M.A. in Special Education, options in:

Special Education and Counseling Icon  Autism Spectrum Disorders (M.A.)

Special Education and Counseling Icon  Early Childhood Special Education (M.A.)

Special Education and Counseling Icon  Mild/Moderate Disabilities (M.A.)

Special Education and Counseling Icon  Moderate/Severe Disabilities (M.A.)

Special Education and Counseling Icon  Multicultural/Multilingual Special Education

Special Education and Counseling Icon  Physical and Health Impairments (M.A.)

Special Education and Counseling Icon  Visual Impairment & Blindness: O&M

Special Education and Counseling Icon  Visual Impairment & Blindness: Teacher Preparation

---M.A. in TESOL:

Applied and Advanced Studies in Education Icon  TESOL-Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

---Master of Science in Counseling:

Special Education and Counseling Icon  Applied Behavior Analysis (M.S.)

Special Education and Counseling Icon  Marriage and Family Therapy

Special Education and Counseling Icon  School-Based Family Counseling (MFT with PPS Credential in School Counseling)

Special Education and Counseling Icon  Rehabilitation Counseling

Special Education and Counseling Icon  School Psychology (with PPS Credential in School Psychology)

---Doctoral Programs

Applied and Advanced Studies in Education Icon  Ed.D. in Educational Leadership

Special Education and Counseling Icon  Ph.D. in Special Education

 

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Teaching Credentials

Teaching Credentials

The CCOE offers a variety of Teaching Credential Programs including Multiple Subject (Elementary Teaching), Single Subject (Secondary Teaching), and Education Specialist (Teaching in Special Education).  The Education Specialist Credentials include: Education Specialist Intern, Early Childhood Special Education, Mild/Moderate Disabilities, Physical and Health Impairments, and Visual Impairments.  In addition, the CCOE offers a Reading and Literacy Leadership Specialist Credential as well as Credentials through the Los Angeles Urban Teacher Residency Programs (LAUTR).  All Teaching Credentials must comply with California Commission on Teaching Credentialing (CCTC) guidelines.  Explore the options below.


Admission Deadline

Curriculum and Instruction Icon   Multiple Subject (Elementary Teaching)

Curriculum and Instruction Icon   Single Subject (Secondary Teaching)

Special Education and Counseling Icon   Education Specialist (Special Education)

 Education Specialist Intern Credential

 Early Childhood Special Education (Credential)

 Mild/Moderate Disabilities (Credential)

 Moderate/Severe Disabilities (Credential)

 Physical and Health Impairments (Credential)

 Visual Impairments

Curriculum and Instruction Icon   Reading and Literacy Leadership Specialist Credential

Curriculum and Instruction Icon   (LAUTR) Los Angeles Urban Teacher Residency

Applied and Advanced Studies in Education Icon   Urban Learning (Degree with Credential)

 

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Professional Credentials

Professional Credentials

The CCOE offers three Professional Credential Programs including the Preliminary Administrative Services Credential (Tier 1), the Clear Administrative Services Credential (Tier 2) and the Clinical Rehabilitative Services Credential (Orientation and Mobility). All Professional Credentials must comply with California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) guidelines.  Explore the options below.


Applied and Advanced Studies in Education Icon  Preliminary Administrative Services Credential

Applied and Advanced Studies in Education Icon  Clear Administrative Services Credential

Special Education and Counseling Icon  Orientation and Mobility

Special Education and Counseling Icon  Rehabilitation Services

Special Education and Counseling Icon  School-Based Family Counseling (MFT* with PPS* Credential in School Counseling)

Special Education and Counseling Icon  School Psychology (with PPS* Credential in School Psychology)

 

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*MFT: Marriage and Family Therapy
*PPS: Pupil Personnel Services Credential

Certificates / Authorizations

Certificates / Authorizations

The CCOE offers both Certificate programs as well as programs leading to Added/Supplemental Authorizations. In the CCOE, all certificates require post-baccalaureate standing and are listed below.

  • Bilingualism and Global Education
  • (Counseling) Applied Behavior Analysis, Assistant Behavior Analyst, Higher Education and Career Counseling, Clinical Counseling, Veteran Services
  • (Educational Technology) Computer Applications in Schools-CAS, Online Teaching and Learning-COTL
  • (Special Education) Autism Spectrum Disorders, Educational Therapy, Teaching Learners with Special Needs in General Education Classrooms, Transition Specialist,
  • Storytelling
  • (Teaching English as a Second Language-TESOL) English as a Second or Foreign Language-ESL/EFL, Teachers of English Learners

Certificates

Program

Certificate

Bilingual Education

Curriculum and Instruction Icon  Bilingualism and Global Education

Counseling

Special Education and Counseling Icon  Applied Behavior Analysis (Certificate)

 

Special Education and Counseling Icon  Assistant Behavior Analyst

 

Special Education and Counseling Icon  Higher Education and Career Counseling

 

Special Education and Counseling Icon  Clinical Counseling

 

Special Education and Counseling Icon  Veteran Services

Educational Technology

Applied and Advanced Studies in Education Icon  Computer Applications in Schools (CAS)

 

Applied and Advanced Studies in Education Icon  Online Teaching and Learning (COTL)

Reading

Curriculum and Instruction Icon  California Reading

 

Curriculum and Instruction Icon  Postsecondary Reading

Special Education

Special Education and Counseling Icon  Autism Spectrum Disorders (Certificate)

 

Special Education and Counseling Icon  Educational Therapy

 

Special Education and Counseling Icon  Teaching Learners with Special Needs in General Education Classrooms

 

Special Education and Counseling Icon  Transition Specialist

Storytelling

Curriculum and Instruction Icon  Storytelling

TESOL - Teaching English as a Second Language

Applied and Advanced Studies in Education Icon  English as a Second or Foreign Language (ESL/EFL)

 

Applied and Advanced Studies in Education Icon  Teachers of English Learners

 


Added/Supplemental Authorizations allow the holder to add one or more subjects or areas of specialization to his or her teaching credential. In addition to coursework, all Added/Supplemental Authorizations must comply with California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) guidelines.  The CCTC issues Added/Supplemental Authorization. Explore the options below.

  • Bilingual Authorization
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders Authorization
  • Orthopedic Impairments Authorization
  • Other Health Impairments Authorization
  • Adapted Physical Education Authorization

Added Authorizations:

Program Authorization
Bilingual Education Curriculum and Instruction Icon  Bilingual Authorization
Special Education

Special Education and Counseling Icon  Autism Spectrum Disorders Authorization

 

Special Education and Counseling Icon  Orthopedic Impairments Authorization

 

Special Education and Counseling Icon  Other Health Impairments Authorization

 

Special Education and Counseling Icon  Adapted Physical Education Authorization

 

Supplemental Authorizations

Courses at the university may meet the requirements for receiving a Supplemental Authorization. CTC issues Supplemental Authorizations. See the CTC website for additional details - CTC - Adding Teaching or Subject Areas to Existing Credentials

 

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Online Degrees

Online Degrees

The CCOE offers two completely online programs. A Master of Arts in Education option in E-Learning and New Media Design and a Certificate in Online Teaching and Learning. Both programs start each Spring semester.


Applied and Advanced Studies in Education Icon  E-Learning and New Media Design

Applied and Advanced Studies in Education Icon  Online Teaching and Learning (COTL)

 

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