UCR Palm Desert campus

Palm Desert Teacher Education Program

Join the UCR Teacher Education Program in Palm Desert

Get your CA teaching credentials + M.Ed. in one year!
Join STEP: Supporting Teacher Education through Partnership

  • Hybrid Program: Take online classes and meet at UCR Palm Desert
  • Summer Scholarships and Internships are available 
  • Get a degree from one of the Top 50 public universities in the nations


The Teacher Education Program at the UCR Palm Desert Campus will prepare you to be a critical-thinker and well-rounded educator who addresses the needs of all students in culturally responsive ways. Through relevant coursework and valuable fieldwork with partner school districts, our programs train aspiring teachers to serve schools through social justice oriented, community engaged frameworks.


Info Sessions & Events

Attend an SOE Info Session to find out more about our graduate and teacher education programs. In-person and virtual info sessions are hosted by members of our admissions team and faculty throughout the year.

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Alex Arriaga

Alex Arriaga

Academic Advisor, Credential Analyst, Recruitment Coordinator


(951) 827-3891

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