Academic Programs

Our Academic Programs


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. 


Why Choose UC Davis?

""Since we were founded in 1905, UC Davis has been known for standout academics, sustainability and Aggie Pride as well as valuing the Northern California lifestyle. These themes are woven into our 100-plus-year history and our reputation for solving problems related to food, health, the environment and society.

Our 5,300-acre campus is in the city of Davis, a college town of about 68,000 located in Yolo County. The state capital is 20 minutes away, and world-class destinations such as the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake Tahoe and the Napa Valley are within a two-hour drive. Read more at the UC Davis Graduate Studies website.

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