Master of Arts


MA in Education

The UC Davis School of Education offers two MA tracks: Master of Arts General Track and Credential/MA. The Credential/MA track integrates the Teacher Credential and MA programs and is intended for students who want to first earn their teaching credential. For more information on this option, please visit our Credential/MA pages.

The research focus of the Master of Arts General Track for the Fall 2016 admissions cycle is in the area of Educational Assessment and Measurement.

Contact our MA Program Coordinator at (530) 752-7259 or for more information.

MA Program Information

Admission Requirements

MA Program Information

Program Curriculum and Courses

MA Program Information

Advising and Mentoring

MA Program Information

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Educational assessment specialists are in high demand and typically have a relatively high starting salary. Links to relevant job postings are included below. For some listings, it may be helpful to search on the keyword “assessment”.

American Educational Research Association

American Evaluation Association