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
The School of Education at UC Davis trains teachers and education
leaders using the latest and most innovative teaching practices,
and by conducting and disseminating cutting-edge research to
At the heart of the School of
Education’s vision is a fundamental concern with influencing the
practice of education through research and training. Our faculty
and graduate students are engaged on local and regional levels
and with national and international educational reform and
policy. We especially seek to confront and eliminate inequities
in the schooling opportunities for diverse learners.
At the School, you will work with a distinguished community of
scholars and be mentored by eminent faculty.
The School of Education was founded in 2002, although teacher
training at UC Davis dates back to 1918. Since its founding, the
School has doubled the number of faculty. The teaching credential
program, continues to grow, as do faculty grants and financial
support from alumni and friends.
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. Josephine Moreno at firstname.lastname@example.org, UC Davis’
Graduate Diversity Officer for Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences
and Education, with any questions or concerns regarding diversity
in Graduate Studies.