What will I learn?

The Master of Arts in Education degree program engages students in an advanced study of teaching, learning, assessment, and curriculum development. Principles of social justice serve as a back drop for examining each of the above four domains of knowledge within the context of being productive educators serving a diverse population of students.

The program is designed for K-12 educators and credential students to earn a master’s degree that is relevant to producing effective classroom teachers and teacher leaders.

Which department am I in?

College of Education

Study options

Full Time (30 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$13,404.00 per year
The given fees includes non-resident tuition fee of USD $396/unit
Application deadline

15 December 2021, 15 July 2022

Start date

24 January 2022, 22 August 2022


College of Education

5500 University Parkway,



92407, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants who have obtained a earned a degree comparable to a U.S. Bachelor’s degree, you’re eligible to apply as a graduate student. GPA requirement: Have attained a grade-point average of at least 2.5 in the last 90 quarter (60 semester units) units attempted.

For international students

Completion of a four-year college course of study and hold an acceptable baccalaureate with a grade point average of at least 2.5
Good academic standing at the last college or university attended;

TOEFL (iBT 79/80 or PBT 550) or IELTS (General: 6.0 total band score).

Application Deadline: Spring: December 15: Fall: July 15

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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