Degrees and Credentials
Our specially designed professional programs at the undergraduate or the graduate level, and in our teaching credential and professional credential programs help you reach your professional goals for careers in Education, Counseling and Educational Leadership. Explore our offerings within the divisions of Applied and Advanced Studies in Education, Curriculum and Instruction, and Special Education and Counseling.
Rehabilitation Services, B.S.
Urban Learning (Degree and Credential) Program, B.A.
We offer graduate degree programs with multiple options leading to Master of Arts degrees in Education, Special Education, Educational Administration, Educational Technology, Educational Administration, and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages as well as the Master of Science degree in Counseling.
Master of Arts in Educational Administration
Master of Arts in Educational Foundations
Master of Arts in TESOL
Master of Arts in Education, options in
These graduate degree program options are designed to benefit teachers who seek professional growth and renewal, as well as those who are able to undertake Master's degree coursework while simultaneously completing requirements for the Clear Credential.
Bilingual/Multicultural Education in the Urban Classroom
Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood/Primary Education
Integrated STEM Teaching
Master of Arts in Educational Technology, Tracks in
The M.A. in Educational Technology prepares educators to assume leadership roles in the field of educational technology. In particular, the program is designed to prepare students to become technologists, e-learning developers and trainers, technology coordinators and specialists, instructional technology experts for PK-16 schools and other educational and training settings. The M.A. in Educational Technology program will be delivered via hybrid or online format.
Please visit the Educational Technology program website to learn more.
Tracks in Educational Technology
Master of Arts in Special Education, options in
The Master of Arts degree in Special Education provides administrators, teachers, and therapists with advanced preparation for work with exceptional learners. Master's degree candidates must incorporate the specialist credential requirements in their area of specialization as part of their program.
The Special Education, M.A. options are listed below.
Options in Special Education
Master of Science in Counseling, options in
The Master of Science in Counseling prepares school counselors to become leaders, advocates, and system change agents in our diverse schools.
The Counseling M.S. options are listed below.
Options in Counseling
Ed.D. in Educational Leadership
Ph.D. in Special Education (joint program with UCLA)
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Programs
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Bilingualism and Global Education
Computer Application in Schools (CAS)
English as a Second or Foreign Language (ESL/EFL)
Higher Education and Career Counseling
Online Teaching and Learning (COTL)
Special Education Paraprofessional
Storytelling for Teachers and Classrooms
Teachers of English Learners
Teaching Learners with Special Needs in General Education Classrooms
Applied Behavior Analysis
Post-Master's Certificate in the following area:
Subject Matter Waiver Programs
- Art Credential Program
- Elementary Subject Matter
- Physical Education
- Natural Science:
- Subject Waiver for the Single Subject Credential in Social Sciences
- Urban Learning for the Elementary Subject Matter Waiver (housed in Charter College of Education)
Education Specialist Credential Programs
- Preliminary Education Specialist Credential - Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE)
- Preliminary Education Specialist Credential - Mild to Moderate Support Needs (MMSN)
- Moderate/Severe Disabilities
- Physical and Health Impairments
- Visual Impairments and Blindness
- Clinical or Rehabilitative Services: Orientation & Mobility
- Preliminary Speech Language Pathology
- Pupil Personnel Services and Child Welfare and Attendance: School Counseling
- Pupil Personnel Services and Child Welfare and Attendance: School Psychology
Advanced/Professional Clear Credentials
- Clear - Teacher Education Induction: for Multiple Subject, Single Subject, and Education Specialist credential holders