Education Advising

Questions about Winter Enrollment? Contact:

Education Undergraduate Advisor


EDUC 180: background checks (Live Scan Fingerprinting), Mandated Reporter training, and evidence of valid negative TB test required order to be cleared for practicum 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

EDUC 185B: Intro to Math Education


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

In Memoriam:  Alexandria Arceneaux

Aly was a junior majoring
in Theater Arts
with a minor in Education

Message from Chancellor Blumenthal

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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

February 1st:  Robert Crews

February 15th:  Francisco Rios

March 15th: 

April 12th:

May 3rd:

May 17th:

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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

Education MA/C FAQs

Online Applications
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)