This program is designed to help students develop the skills and understanding necessary to become an exemplary practitioner as well as a mentor, curriculum leader or college instructor in teacher preparation programs. The Master of Arts in Education with an emphasis in Teaching and Learning offers educators of all levels a global perspective on the purposes of education as well as the ability to meaningfully apply learning theories to curriculum design, scholastic issues, and multiple educational settings. Graduates will be able to effectively evaluate, use and generate research to move the field of education forward.
It is particularly tailored to those who hold a California multiple or single subject professional clear credential from an approved 2042 BTSA instruction program since students can receive a block transfer of 12 credits toward the degree.
Applicants intending on enrolling in this program, whether online or on campus, must be California residents and must complete the formal application process with all required documents, which include:
Applicants who have successfully completed any of the Brandman University Preliminary Credential programs and have passed the CSET, MSAT, SSAT or PRAXIS examination automatically qualify for admission to MAE program.
Admission Grade Point Average (GPA) Requirements:
Option One – GPA required 3.00 or Higher
Option Two – A GPA between 2.75 – 2.99
calculated in the last 30 semester credits (45 quarter credits) in either a baccalaureate or post baccalaureate program including credits earned toward a credential to be admitted to the Master of Arts in Education degree program and must have a passing score on one of the examinations noted below:
Option Three – An earned master’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution
Option Four – GPA below 2.50, Portfolio
As the foundational aspects of the MAE are aligned and scaffolded, it is strongly recommended that the core courses be taking in the following order: EDUU 600, 606, 605, 607, 609.
Core Courses (18 credits)
|EDUU 600*||Research and Evaluation Methods||3|
|EDUU 605||Democracy, Education and Social Change||3|
|EDUU 606||Seminar in Learning Theory||3|
|EDUU 607||Seminar in Comparative Education||3|
|EDUU 608||Seminar in Social Foundations of Education||3|
|EDUU 609||Seminar in Curriculum Studies||3|
*EDUU 600 is a prerequisite for all other core courses and candidates are advised to take this course first.
Emphasis Block Transfer (12 credits)
Brandman University awards a block of 12 semester credits for successful completion of a Multiple or Single Subjects SB 2042 BTSA Induction Clear Credential Program. Please see an advisor for more details.