John Borba, Ed.D., Chair
Professors: Borba, Bukko, Drouin, Gravell, Graves, Johnson, Mayer, Montero Hernandez, Neufeld, Vargas, Whitehead
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
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, and curriculum and instruction: 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, counselor education, and reading specialist. 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:
Administrative Services Credential (ASC): Preliminary and Intern
Office: DBH 355
Phone: (209) 667-3334 or 3364
Anthony Johnson, Ed.D., Program Coordinator
Pupil Personnel Services
Professional Clinical Counselor Option
Office: DBH 345
Phone: (209) 667-3955 or 3364
Suzanne Whitehead, Ed.D., Program Coordinator
3. Curriculum and Instruction: Educationl Technology, Elementary Education, Multilingual Education , Reading , Secondary Education , and Special Education
Reading Specialist Credential
Office: DBH 327
Phone: (209) 664-6719
Susan Neufeld, Ed.D., Program Coordinator
Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.), Educational Leadership
Debra Bukko, Ed.D., Program Director
Office: Demergasso-Bava Hall - DBH 351
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 351) 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