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College of Education

Join us as we create a vibrant future every student deserves. This is who we are – the spark that ignites change in our community.

Why Choose the College of Education

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  • No. 4
  • in the nation for
    Best Online Graduate Education Programs,
    U.S. News & World Report, 2021
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  • Become a Teacher
  • in less than one year
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  • Flexible
  • Six fully online graduate programs


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  • 3000+
  • community members served

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  • Most Affordable
  • education programs in Orange County
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  • 60+
  • teacher pathways

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  • One of the Largest Ed.D. programs
  • in the California State University system


Do we have a program for you?

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!


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Urban Learning Major

For those aspiring to be elementary or special education teachers, explore our Bachelor of Arts program.

Urban Learning Program

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Additional Teacher Pathways

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

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Advanced Credentials and Graduate Degrees

For experienced professionals who want to pursue an advanced credential, explore our many offerings in the master's and doctoral programs.

Credentials and Degrees

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Just, Equitable and Inclusive Education

We prioritize equitable outcomes for students with disabilities, advocate for LGBTQ+ policies and curriculum and honor the linguistic richness of plurilingual students.

Our Commitment

Your Career Goals

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.

Ready to do more with your professional goals?

Apply to CSUF to start your journey or come experience the Titan campus firsthand.

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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

Be a Part of the Solution

Support Teachers As They Change the World

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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