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Become a Leader
in Education

The University of Redlands School of Education offers credential, graduate, and certification programs that prepare you for a meaningful career path. We equip and empower educators and mental health practitioners to be powerful advocates for educational justice.

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  • High-quality teaching and
    learning experiences
  • Small class sizes—12:1
    student/faculty ratio
  • Personalized education
    from expert instructors
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  • Community-based
    approach
    to educational
    challenges
  • Shared ethos of social
    justice and leadership
  • Value of access to
    exceptional education
    for diverse students
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  • Campuses throughout
    Southern California
  • Grants and graduate
    assistantships available
  • Guaranteed classes that
    meet 1-2 days a week

Programs Offered

Click on a program to learn more or give us a call at 800.862.8291.

DEPARTMENT OF TEACHING AND LEARNING
MA: Learning and Teaching (with Credential)

The School of Education offers Multiple Subject (elementary), Single Subject (secondary) and an Education Specialist Teaching Credential Program integrated with a master's degree in a consolidated 16-month delivery designed for working professionals in Redlands, South Coast Metro, Rancho Cucamonga, and Temecula. The programs are accredited by the California Commission on Teaching Credentialing (CCTC) and are aligned with SB 2042 standards. The program is designed for individuals who have earned their baccalaureate degree.

MA: Curriculum and Instruction

Enhance your teaching effectiveness and knowledge of curriculum development, particularly in California’s diverse education environment.

Preliminary Teaching Credential: Multiple or Single Subject

The School of Education offers both Multiple Subject (elementary) and Single Subject (secondary) Teacher Credential Programs in Redlands, South Coast Metro, Rancho Cucamonga, and Temecula. The programs are accredited by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) and are aligned with SB 2042 standards. The teacher credential programs are designed for individuals who have earned their Baccalaureate degrees.

Education Specialist Teacher Credential

Our Education Specialist Credential program is a rigorous and specialized credential program that will prepare you to teach mild to moderate special education students. It emphasizes personal interaction integrated within the theoretical framework of social and educational justice.

Undergraduate Program for Teacher Preparation

The School of Education offers both the Multiple Subject (elementary school) and Single Subject (secondary, including middle and high school) Teacher Credential Programs. The programs are accredited by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing and are aligned with SB 2042 standards and mandates.

After satisfying the credential program prerequisites, undergraduates at the University may enroll in a teacher credential program while completing their baccalaureate degree. Students often take the prerequisite courses and begin the educational foundations and methods courses while taking their undergraduate courses.

DEPARTMENT OF COUNSELING AND HUMAN SERVICES
Pupil Personnel Services Credential: School Counseling

Applicants who already have a master’s degree and wish to receive a PPS Credential must complete the following CCTC approved courses, plus 600 hours of fieldwork. Some of the courses may be waived by the Director of School Counseling if already taken in a regionally accredited master’s degree program. The unit requirement ranges from 15 to 37 units for students who have a master's degree in a counseling-related field.

Master of Arts in Education: School Counseling

The Master of Arts in Education, School Counseling program involves training in counseling, consultation, and helping relationships. The program provides general counseling preparation for public and private school service. Coursework meets all standards required for a California Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) Credential.

Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Acquire the knowledge base and clinical skills to provide mental health services through counseling and consultation. Offers cutting-edge educational experiences, skilled clinical supervision, a rigorous program of study and an emphasis on social justice and advocacy.

DEPARTMENT OF LEADERSHIP AND HIGHER EDUCATION
Doctorate of Education in Leadership for Educational Justice

The program prepares educational leaders to recognize the varied levels of social and educational inequity and to serve as advocates for the disenfranchised and underserved that results in their personal and political empowerment. Candidates are consistently encouraged to analyze, debate, and develop productive strategies in response to the principles, challenges, and opportunities of equity and educational justice.

MA: Educational Administration

Provides theoretical and practical coursework in school leadership for both public and private K–12 education. Students have the option to integrate the Preliminary Administrative Services credential into the program. Administrative, counseling, and methodology courses are complemented by a rigorous fieldwork requirement.

MA: Higher Education

The higher education master's degree program is designed for people pursuing careers in colleges and universities. The program prepares students to work in postsecondary institutions through exposure to the social, cultural, and organizational contexts of higher education, theories of leadership and student development, and current issues. Students develop the skills to practice informed decision-making in their roles as higher education professionals and the program embraces a social justice perspective to professional practice. The program also provides a solid foundation for students wishing to pursue doctoral work.

Preliminary Administrative Services Credential (Tier I)

In order to become an administrator in California K–12 public schools, candidates need to gain the competencies and meet the standards required by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC).

Clear Administrative Services Credential
(Tier II)

Courses in theory, administration and curriculum development prepare students to become an administrator in California K–12 public schools. Gain the competencies and meet the standards required by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.