MA Education

The MA (Education) is a graduate program geared basically for professional advancement of teachers and other education personnel.

All new master’s students are admitted provisionally until they have satisfied the following requirements:

o For fulltime students, completion of at least 9 units during the first semester of enrollment with a general weighted average of “2.0″ or better.

o For part-time students, completion of at least 9 units during the first year of enrollment with a general weighted average of “2.0″ or better.

Areas of Specialization

Art Education
Biology Education
Chemistry Education
Curriculum Studies
Educational Administration
Educational Psychology
Educational Technology
Elementary Mathematics
Environmental Education
General Science
Guidance
Health Education
Language Education
Mathematics Education
Measurement and Evaluation
Non-Formal Education
Philosophy of Education
Physics Education
Population Education
Reading Education
Social Studies Education
Special Education
Teaching in the Early Graqdes (K-2)

Curricular Framework

Courses in the MA (Education) program are distributed according to the following framework:

Major (15-18 units)
Research (6 units)
Foundation (3 units)
Cognates (6 units)
Electives (3 units)
Thesis (6 units)
For a total of 39-42 units

Ph.D. (Education)

The Ph.D. (Education) is a research degree conferred in recognition of a candidate’s command of a broad field of academic and research knowledge and of his ability to initiate, organize, and pursue the investigation of an original problem which is based upon or contributes to the field of education.

Doctoral students are required to take and pass the Doctoral Admission Test in Education (DATE) before they are admitted provisionally for a period of one-semester course work or its equivalent, after which said credits are evaluated.

For formal admission to the doctoral program, a student must have a grade of “2.0″ or better for each subject and a general weighted average of “1.75″ or better.

Areas of Specialization

Anthropology/Sociology of Education
Biology Education
Chemistry Education
Curriculum Studies
Educational Administration
History and Philosophy of Education
Educational Psychology
Guidance
Language Education
Mathematical Education
Physics Education
Reading Education
Research and Evaluation
Social Studies Education
Special Education

Curricular Framework

Major (18-21 units)
Research (6 units)
Foundation (3-6 units)
Cognates (6-9 units)
Electives (3-6 units)
Dissertation (12 units)
For a total of 48-60 units

The students must also pass a doctoral comprehensive examinations before enrolling for dissertation writing.