Master of Education Programs
Addressing California’s and the nation’s urgent educational needs is the focus of the Master of Education degrees offered at the Graduate School of Education at UCR. If you have a passion for applying the latest and best educational research findings, or enhancing education for an increasingly diverse student population, our M.Ed. programs offer many ways for you to make a difference. You can choose to earn a master's of education degree in the following specializations: Applied Behavior Analysis; Diversity and Equity; and Higher Education and Policy. GRE scores are not required for these professional programs.
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M.Ed. Areas of Specialization
Applied Behavior Analysis
The courses in the Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) graduate program are aimed at individuals who wish to provide behavioral support services to students in educational and clinical settings, including special educators, school psychologists, paraprofessionals, and other behavioral health providers. Verified Course Sequence by BACB - Behavior Analyst Certification Board. This four-quarter cohort model program is available for Fall only admission.
Diversity and Equity
The Diversity and Equity graduate program prepares you for a career in a leadership position in a public or private educational institution dealing with issues of student diversity and educational equity. This program is available for Fall only admission.
Higher Education Administration and Policy
The Higher Education Administration and Policy graduate program prepares you for a variety of roles in higher education, such as student affairs or academic outreach, or to pursue a Ph.D. program. This program is available for Fall, Winter and Spring admission.
Part or full-time study
In-person, seminar style classes
Main campus - Riverside
Most classes meet 4-7pm
Sierra Andrew, M.Ed., Diversity and Equity '18
"My experience in GSOE allowed me to think critically about my role in the future of global education. I believe that I am now better equipped to serve students of various demographic backgrounds."