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Education (Credential/M.A.)

The School of Education offers a combined program to earn a teaching credential and a Master of Arts degree. The program prepares elementary and secondary teachers and is designed to immerse students in the total environment of the classroom, provide a theoretical-practical approach to the teaching-learning process, and encourage close interaction between faculty and students. The elementary education program prepares students in all subjects commonly taught in an elementary classroom. The secondary education program prepares teachers for the grades 7-12 classroom in the following areas: Agriculture, English, Physical and Life Sciences, Math, and Social Sciences. All programs offer the option of additional preparation for bilingual (Spanish) classrooms.


Program Address

Credential with M.A. Program Coordinator
School of Education Building
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 752-5887
(530) 754-6672

Program Type

Departmentally-Based Graduate Program
Lead Dean: 
School of Education
Major Code: 

Degree Requirements

Administrative ByLaws

Application Deadlines

Jan 15, 2018
Mar 1, 2018
Space Available: 
May 1, 2018

Degrees Offered

M.A. Plan II

Admission Requirements

Applicants should check with School of Education staff to ensure that their applications are completed in a timely manner and for clarification regarding any admission requirements.


S/U Exception
EDU 110, EDU 115


Graduate Program Coordinator

  • Prospective students and Admissions
  • School of Education
  • 10/07/2013
  • Students enrolled in the MA
  • School of Education
  • 09/07/2016
  • Students enrolled in the Credential and any Credentialing questions
  • School of Education
  • 10/07/2013

Program Chair

  • Graduate Program Chair
  • School of Education
  • 05/26/2016 to 08/31/2019

Academic Advisors

  • Advisor: General
  • School of Education
  • 09/01/2014 to 08/31/2019
  • Advisor: Admissions and General
  • School of Education
  • 09/01/2017 to 08/31/2019
  • Advisor: Primary Contact
  • School of Education
  • 09/01/2017 to 08/31/2019
  • Advisor: General
  • School of Education
  • 09/01/2015 to 08/31/2019

Student Affairs Officer in Graduate Studies