Education, Society, and Human Development Undergraduate Program

Make meaningful connections (Teacher). Develop policies to solve pressing education challenges (Public Policy Analyst). Boost team performance with cutting-edge strategies (Organizational Development). And so much more. The SOE Education, Society, and Human Development Undergraduate Program – taught by world-renowned faculty – will help you inspire the next generation.

Through the program, you’ll get an introduction to issues, policies, and practices of education and research in schools and learning across contexts. Community engaged learning   is a signature feature of our undergraduate education major, and our partnerships with local organizations will help you engage in meaningful research, expanding your learning opportunities and amplifying your success. 

Once you graduate you’ll be prepared to enter teacher credential programs, as well as other education-related career fields in the private and public sectors including: educational advocacy, public policy, community-based leadership and working with special populations in legal fields, medical environments, and the arts. Students interested in graduate study will be well prepared to pursue advanced degree programs in education or related fields.

As a world-class research institution, undergraduate students have the opportunity to study alongside faculty, and in their research centers and labs.

Program Concentrations and Minors


Education for Social Justice


Learning and Behavioral Studies

A UC degree is more affordable than you might think!

Grants, scholarships, loans and work-study are offered to qualified students by our Financial Aid office. In fact, 92% of undergraduate students and 72% of transfer students receive some form of financial aid. To learn more, visit financial aid here.

Apply today!

Visit the undergraduate admissions office website to learn more about applying, financial aid, scholarships, or to contact a counselor! Make sure to schedule a tour to get a first-hand look at our beautiful campus! 

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