The School of Education at Sonoma State University offers the following Master’s Degrees:
- Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC)
- Early Childhood Education
- Education (with 3 concentrations)
- Educational Leadership
- School Counseling / Pupil Personnel Services (PPS)
Each degree reflects the philosophy, purpose, and goals of the School of Education Social Justice Framework.
Prerequisites for Master’s Degree Programs
- A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution;
- A cumulative upper-division and graduate grade point average of at least 3.00 and a grade point average of at least 3.00 for previous work in education; and
- A valid basic teaching credential (except in Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning; & Early Childhood Education)
|The MA in Early Childhood Education program is fully online and designed to meet the needs of professionals who work with young children in elementary schools, preschools, and community-based programs that serve children from birth to eight years old. The program allows students to deepen their knowledge of early childhood curriculum and prepare for leadership roles in the field of early childhood education|
Students critically examine educational theories, research, and practices through a variety of empirical, theoretical, and cultural lenses to develop a social justice stance as an educational vision and pedagogical practices in a variety of educational settings. Candidates have the opportunity to collaborate with faculty and colleagues to examine and influence current educational practice through research, project development, and advocacy.
Three Areas of Concentration :
|The MA in Educational Leadership is designed for school administrators, teachers, and education professionals who aspire to a leadership role in PK-12 education. Required classes for the MA includes 24 units of coursework from the Administrative Services Credential Program|