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.

**We will not be offering the Master of Arts General Track Focus Areas for this admissions cycle while our faculty review the program’s current topical focus and requirements.**

The Master of Arts General Track has offered the following research focus areas:

2017-18 Assessment and Measurement
2016-17 Assessment and Measurement
2015-16 Educational Policy
2014-15 Educational Policy

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



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

MA Program Information

Advising and Mentoring

MA Program Information

Program Curriculum and Courses

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