University of California - Berkeley

Graduate School of Education

Human Development and Education


University Of California, San Francisco

Mission Bay 1700 4th Street, Byers Hall Suite 216, Box 0775

San Francisco, CA 94720

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Human Development and Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Program in Human Development and Education at theUniversity of California, Berkeley, a master's and doctoralprogram, prepares students to analyze and investigatedevelopmental phenomena and their relations to educationalpractice. Students go on to work in a wide variety of settings asschool teachers, consultants for school districts, universityprofessors and researchers, among other professions. Afterenrolling in the program, students begin their course work,focusing on research methodology and the psychologicalfoundations of development and education. Topics of concern inthe program are the development of cognitive processes, socialcognition and moral judgment, language and literacydevelopment, mathematical and scientific cognition and thepsychology of exceptional children.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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