Touro University - California

Graduate School of Education

M.A.Ed. in Urban Education


1310 Johnson Lane

1310 Johnson Lane

Vallejo, CA 94592

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A.Ed. in Urban Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Preparing Caring Professionals to Serve, to Lead, to Teach In this program you will: •Examine the needs of school districts that face the challenges of achievement gaps, inadequate resources, poverty, language, and diverse cultures. •Focus upon effective pedagogies from the real world context of teaching in multicultural school systems. •Develop a community of practice that includes preparation for development from Scholar to Action Researcher to Leader. •Become a leader who employs transformative pedagogy to build sustainable methods for equitable education. •Participate in a plan of study that engenders practices that promote social justice and equity. •Create project work that focuses on engaging and meeting the learning needs of at-risk urban youth. •Demonstrate their ability to meet the National Association of Multicultural Education standards for curriculum through the development of an electronic portfolio. 18 Unit Credential Completion Program May be Completed in One Year Urban Education Courses Include: •EDU 711: Educational Equity for All Students/The Differentiated Classroom •EDU 714: Identifying and Working with At-Risk Students •EDU 717: Cultural Issues and Competence in Educational Pedagogy or other elective Research Courses •EDU 710: Introduction to Research for Educators •EDU 716: Reading/Writing Educational Literature •EDU 795: Master’s Thesis/Project Seminar


Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC)

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

In State Tuition (per year): 450 USD

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