The School offers a wide range of academic and professional development programs that prepare university faculty and research professionals, as well as teaching and administrative leaders for the world of public education (K-16).
Through our PhD, EdD and MA programs, we prepare students to take leadership roles in advancing research and scholarship, strengthening schools, and improving education policy. In our credential program, we prepare students to become teacher leaders and educational advocates for all learners.
Our graduates are leaders and scholars whose practice and research address a wide range of issues critical to education.
The City of Davis is located in California’s fertile central valley, 12 miles west of the capital city of Sacramento and 75 miles east of the San Francisco Bay Area. The wineries of Sonoma and the Napa Valley are about an hour’s drive to the northwest; Lake Tahoe and the ski slopes of the Sierra Nevada are two hours to the east, and the seacoast towns of Mendocino and Santa Cruz are about 150 miles to the north or south, respectively.
The graduate community at UC Davis values a diversity of viewpoints, backgrounds, and experiences among its students with the knowledge that a diverse student body strengthens the research, scholarship, and teaching of all members of our community. As a part of our commitment to diversity there are numerous resources, events, and professional staff positioned to meet the needs of our diverse graduate students as they achieve their professional, educational, and career goals. Please feel free to contact Dr.