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2013-2014 Academic Catalog 
2013-2014 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Department of Advanced Studies in Education

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John Borba, Ed.D., Chair

Professors: Borba, J., Jensen, Kane, Mayer, M., McKenzie, Myhre, Neufeld, Poole, Riggs, Sayers

Office: Demergasso-Bava Hall — DBH 348
Phone: (209) 667-3364

Graduate Programs in the Department of Advanced Studies in Education:

Master of Arts in Education with concentrations in School Administration  and Counselor Education 
Master of Arts in Education: Curriculum and Instruction with concentrations in Educational Technology , Elementary Education , Multilingual Education , Reading , Secondary Education , and Special Education 
Advanced Credentials

Doctorate Program in the Department of Advanced Studies in Education:

Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership  with concentrations in PreK-12 Leadership and Community College Leadership

Master of Arts in Education and Advanced Credentials

The Department of Advanced Studies in Education offers graduate programs leading to a Master of Arts degree in Education, with concentrations in school administration, counselor education, educational technology, elementary education, multilingual education, reading, secondary education, and special education. Students interested in graduate degree programs may obtain information from the department office (DBH 348) and website.

Also available are professional programs which prepare candidates for credentials in school administration and counselor education. These professional programs are designed to help students achieve basic competencies essential to effective performance within the range of services authorized. Students interested in these credential programs may obtain information from the department office and website.

All credential programs are presently approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing in fulfillment of certification regulations. The California State Board of Education and the Commission are empowered to change credential requirements without prior notice. The University will make changes in programs leading to credentials whenever revisions are required by the State of California, California Administrative Code, Title 5, Education or other official notifications from the State Board or the Commission.

Concentrations within the M.A. in Education:

1. School Administration   

Associated Credentials:
Administrative Services Credential (ASC): Preliminary and Intern   

Office: DBH 348A
Phone: (209) 667-3260 or 3364
Coordinator: John Borba

2. Counselor Education   

Associated Credential:
Pupil Personnel Services   

Available Option:
Professional Clinical Counselor Option 

Office: DBH 355
Phone: (209) 667-3447 or 3364
Coordinator: Mira Mayer

3. Curriculum and Instruction: Elementary Education  , Multilingual Education  , Reading  , Secondary Education , and Special Education 

Associated Credential:
Reading Specialist Credential 

Office: DBH 327
Phone: (209) 664-6719
Coordinator: Susan Neufeld

4. Curriculum and Instruction: Educational Technology 

Also available:
Supplementary Authorization in Computer Concepts and Applications   

Office: DBH 358
Phone: (209) 667-3495
Coordinator: Dawn Poole

Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.), Educational Leadership

Kathryn Bell McKenzie, Ph.D., Program Director

Office:  Demergasso-Bava Hall - DBH 354
Phone: (209) 664-6564

The College of Education offers a unique, cohort driven program in educational leadership which leads to the Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) degree .  Students interested in the Ed.D. degree program may obtain general information from the program office at (209) 664-6564 (DBH 347) or the Graduate School (209) 667-3129 (MSR 120).

The Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.), Educational Leadership has specializations in PreK-12 leadership and community college leadership which focus specifically on the educational needs in the six-county region service area of the University including the northern San Joaquin Valley and the Central Sierra Foothills.  Preparing outstanding leaders to improve teaching and learning in schools and colleges, the program is committed to developing tomorrow’s change agents for complex educational organizations in multicultural settings.  Emphasizing models of instruction, research, and practice, the doctoral program provides an opportunity for candidates to work in learning communities as educators, leaders, policy makers, and policy advocates.

The Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.), Educational Leadership is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Specializations within the Ed.D. Program

1. PreK-12 Leadership
2. Community College Leadership

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