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  • Policy Number: SP.03.009
  • Version: Original
  • Drafted By: Joan M. Karp, PhD.
  • Approved By: Richard R. Rush
  • Approval Date:
  • Effective Date:
  • Supersedes:


Learning Objectives

Students completing the Master of Arts in Education will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of current research, theory, and best practices in education and chosen area of specialization
  • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of research on individual differences within serving all and among students particularly related to students with diversity of ability, language, culture, socio-economic status, and gender
  • Demonstrate knowledge of current research, theory, and best practices in chosen area of specialization
  • Demonstrate skills in creating equitable classrooms, groups and programs.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of assessment and assessment design
  • Advocate effectively for children, families and service delivery systems in chosen area of specialization
  • Effectively engage families in education
  • Analyze policies related to schooling, school wide reforms and proven practices
  • Demonstrate knowledge of legal developments and their ramifications
  • Communicate and establish collaboration among peers, school and community
  • Lead and conduct professional development in area of expertise
  • Act as mentor for other professionals
  • Design, conduct, and present a Masters thesis or project


34 Semester units required for the Masters program.

Since this is the first Masters Program in Education at CSUCI, all courses are new. These courses will be offered during the first two years (and subsequent years) after program implementation. See the following pages for Courses and Catalog Descriptions.



Academic Affairs: Education Program






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