Graduate School of Education


A Powerful Blend of Academic and Practical Learning

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 teaching English to students of other languages, 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. GRE scores are not required for these professional programs.

For information about M.Ed. + Credential Programs visit our Teacher Education program here.

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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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

    After completing the 15-unit TESOL certificate through UCR Extension, students can complete an M.Ed. where you’ll learn the theory and research behind language learning, preparing you to teach English as a second language while also providing insight into American education systems.

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Alumni Spotlight

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."