University of California - Davis

Letters and Science

Education

Address:

UC Davis, Economics Dept., One Shields Ave.

One Shields Ave

Davis, CA 95616

United States

Phone:

1-530-754-8858

Fax:

1-530-752-2444

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D., M.A.;

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Arts in Education offers instruction in theories, methods, and research that contributes to understanding the interrelated roles of learners, teachers, families, schools, and other social institutions. It prepares professionals who can conduct research to improve the education of children, youth, and adults in a multicultural society and who can assume leadership positions in universities, school districts, state education agencies, and private organizations concerned with instructional research, policy, and practice. The M.A. is a prerequisite for the Ph.D. in Education.

The Ph.D. in education is a multidisciplinary program, with faculty drawn from twelve departments campus wide. The program offers instruction in theories, methods, and research that contributes to understanding the interrelated roles of learners, teachers, schools, and other social institutions. It prepares scholars who can conduct research in education to improve the education of children, youth, and adults in a multicultural society and who can assume leadership positions in universities, school districts, state education agencies, and private organizations concerned with instructional research, policy, and practice.

Accreditation:

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

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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