Last Published 12/18/23
Join us as we create a vibrant future every student deserves. This is who we are – the spark that ignites change in our community.
If you want to give back to the community, make positive changes in education, work in schools and community organizations, and are interested in social justice, this college is for you!
For those aspiring to be elementary or special education teachers, explore our Bachelor of Arts program.
Urban Learning Program
If you are interested in becoming a high school teacher or are completing a major other than urban learning to become a teacher, visit our SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union Center for Careers in Teaching.
Center for Careers in Teaching
For experienced professionals who want to pursue an advanced credential, explore our many offerings in the master's and doctoral programs.
Credentials and Degrees
We prioritize equitable outcomes for students with disabilities, advocate for LGBTQ+ policies and curriculum and honor the linguistic richness of plurilingual students.
Contact us for more information about our academic programs. We'll help you get started on your career path. Select an area of interest:
Become a teacher Earn an advanced credential or master's degree Earn an Ed.D.
Apply to CSUF to start your journey or come experience the Titan campus firsthand.
Our students and alumni carry the Titan spirit as they strive to help others and uplift communities. This requires passion, compassion and dedication.
Meet some of our alumni and learn how CSUF prepared them for their calling.
Alumna Named President of San Diego College of Continuing Education
Tina King, Ed.D., leads an institution serving 40,000 students. She has received many awards and recognitions as a community college educational leader focus on inclusivity, equity and student success.
Serving Students and Their Families
With a passion for serving students and their families, Jonathan Oseguera found his calling in CSUF's special education program.
Teacher Led Virtual Tutoring Program During Pandemic
Middle school teacher Amber Holloway coordinated the College of Education’s free virtual tutoring program to help K-12 students transition to distance learning.
Music Alumnus Named California Teacher of the Year
An instrumental music and music theory teacher at Northwood High School, Ben Case was selected as a 2023 California Teacher of the Year for going above and beyond to help his students succeed.
Our exceptional educators and researchers are globally recognized as experts in their respective fields.
They are deeply committed to providing students with engaging research opportunities and practical field work experiences that propel them toward their career aspirations. They firmly believe in the untapped potential of students and actively foster their success through mentorship and collaborative partnerships.
Meet some of our faculty members.
Project AMELIA Promotes a Plurilingual, Inclusive Campus
Julián Jefferies and Fernando Rodríguez-Valls are leading a project that partners bilingual faculty mentors with bilingual students to co-design lesson plans in other languages.
Fulbright Scholar Studies Ghanaian Education
Assistant professor of elementary and bilingual education examines the educational experiences of Ghanaian girls, researching academic barriers and how they overcame them.
Educator Advocates for LGBTQ+ Future Teachers
William Toledo’s research focuses on how student teachers can be comfortable being gay and lesbian teaching professionals and preparing future teachers to become LGBTQ+ advocates in schools.
Faculty Grants and Funded Projects
Our centers support faculty, staff and students with scholarships, growth, service and community support in education, including program assessment, teacher quality enhancement, reading interventions, arts and STEM integration, autism support, transfer student advising, and math and science teaching innovation.
We offer a variety of centers and educational programs for communities focusing on teacher professional development and academic opportunities for students.
Our Community Engagement
Our students choose to become teachers and administrators because they want to have a positive impact on the lives of individuals, families and communities. However, in order for them to continue making a difference, they need your support now more than ever.
Your investment in the College of Education supports the growth and development of a highly trained and diverse teaching workforce. By making a gift today, you are helping the College train current and future teachers to address the challenges of today with innovative professional development, critical scholarship support and continued learning for the virtual classroom.
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