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School of Education

Graduate Programs

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Doctor of Education (EdD)

The Doctor of Education program features a small cohort size and a convenient course schedule. The 51 credit cohort program is designed to be completed in 3 years and features four areas of concentration: School Leadership and Development, Organizational Leadership and Development, Neuroeducation, and Higher Education and Student Affairs. 

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Master of Arts in Education (MA)

The Master of Arts in Education program is designed for individuals not seeking a teaching license, but looking to expand professional skills with an educational research focus. Courses include a standard core of 15-18 credits of professional development and research courses as well as 15-18 credits in an area of emphasis, culminating in a research capstone or thesis.

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Master of Arts in Higher Education (MA HESA)

The Master of Arts in Higher Education program offers a professional pathway to advance your career goals as an effective administrator, educator, and leader in higher education. The 2 year program is designed for working students and professionals with evening classes.

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Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

 The Master of Arts in Teaching program prepares individuals for careers as licensed early childhood, elementary, middle school, and high school teachers. The full time program has partnered with local schools and school systems in the area, where teacher candidates successfully serve diverse learning communities in unique partnerships, residencies, internships, and student teaching. 

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Master of Education (MEd)

The Master of Education program is designed for professional educators to continue to build upon their knowledge and experience to employ research to improve professional practice and promote student learning. With a flexible "rolling admission" students can enter at any term and process through the program at their own pace.

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Post Master Certificates

Certificates include English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Endorsement, Higher Education and Student Affairs, Neuroeducator, Preliminary Administrator License (formerly named IAL), Professional Administrator License (formerly named CAL), Reading Intervention Endorsement, and Special Education Generalist Endorsement.

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Post Baccalaureate Certificates

Certificates include English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Endorsement, Reading Intervention Endorsement, and Special Education Generalist Endorsement.

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Pacific Alliance of Catholic Education (PACE)

The Pacific Alliance of Catholic Education (PACE) helps serve the needs of Catholic schools in the West by providing dedicated teachers committed to service, professional development, and a simple lifestyle in a supportive, spiritually-nourishing community.

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