Education Advising


Master of Arts
Teaching Credential Program

  • Panel of education graduates
  • Meet with program instructors

Click here to RSVP for this event and more information!


Beginning Fall 2016, for EDUC 180, background checks (Live Scan Fingerprinting) and Mandated Reporter training will be required of all participants prior to the first day of instruction. The department will contact enrolled students with information about how to complete these items, DO NOT REQUEST LIVE SCAN SERVICE FOR EDUC 180 WITHOUT COMMUNICATING WITH THE Education Undergraduate Advisor


EDUC 178 this Winter with Ron Glass, topic: Education as a Practice of Freedom


Education Minor workshops!

Thinking about the Education Minor?
Interested in the field of Education?
Think you might want to teach?

Attend an Education Minor workshop to learn more!

 -A workshop is required 
   before you can declare
   the education minor.

Find more information about the Education Minor here.

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Become a teacher!
Education Masters/Credential Program information here!

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Important News

Laura Acantar, after receiving
her master's in education and her
teaching certificate, will teach at the
Watsonville elementary school where
she was once a student.

Support the Future Teachers Fund!

Your donation will provide
scholarships for students in our
Master's of Arts Teacher Credential Program.

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Education Department
2016-17 Colloquia: 

McHenry 0266

Wednesday November 2nd:
Freddie Hiebert

Wednesday November 16th:
Michael Knapp

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Other Research News & Events

Education graduate program ranks among nation's top programs in survey by U.S. News and World Report!


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Our Programs

Undergraduate Programs 
For UCSC Undergraduate Students interested in educational topics

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Master of Arts/Credential 
For post-baccalaureate students interested in a career in teaching

The Education MA/C Online Application
opens:  December 1st 2016
closes:  February 15th 2017

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Doctoral (Ph.D.) Program
For those interested in the department's doctoral research program

The Education Ph.D. Online Application
opens:  October 1st 2016
closes:  December 1st 2016

Program Learning Outcomes for PhD in Education Program

Department Calendar

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The Education Department is located in McHenry Library

Please stop by and visit our department's beautiful new space. We look forward to seeing you.

The Education Department hosts monthly colloquiums as well as informational events for individuals interested in our academic programs. Visit the Education Department Calendar, to see our scheduled events.

Opportunities in Education

Employment Opportunities:

JPF00265 Lecturer - ongoing
(UC Recruit application to be in the education department lecturer pool)