University of Redlands School of Education Academic Programs

A leader in delivering educational excellence for nearly 100 years, the University of Redlands School of Education offers a diverse array of graduate degrees and credential programs that have transformed students into educational leaders in California and across the country.

Dedication to Educational Justice

The School of Education's strong commitment to educational justice is evident throughout each of our graduate academic programs. Our enriching and inclusive degree and credential programs train students to become well-rounded practitioners in today's diverse, challenging, and ever-evolving educational landscape.

Guided by the ideals of equity and access, we are committed to developing leaders who are confident and capable of advancing a just society that positively impacts the lives of students and their surrounding communities.

Why Study at the School of Education?

Our graduate academic programs are designed to meet the complex needs of working professionals who have busy schedules and are seeking balance in work, school, and home life. Accordingly, we offer a wide range of delivery formats for our degrees and credential programs, including online and evening courses, so you can complete your degree in a timely manner to meet your goals. 

Courses are also offered across our regional campus locations, including Redlands, Riverside, and Rancho Cucamonga for convenient access to on-campus programs. 

Classes are intentionally structured to be smaller in size to provide close interaction with our expert faculty members who are leading researchers and renowned educators and administrators in their field, hold doctoral degrees, and have extensive experience as practicing educators and administrators. This is reflective of the School of Education's tight-knit community of faculty, staff, and students that values mentorship, diversity of ideas and people, and collaborative scholarship.

Department of Teaching and Learning

The Department of Teaching and Learning houses our degree and credential programs that are focused on preparing and advancing teachers to work in K-12 schools. 

Department of Counseling and Human Services

The School of Education's Department of Counseling and Human Services includes degree programs that train excellent clinical and school practitioners who graduate prepared to address the needs of diverse students and clients.

Department of Leadership and Higher Education

The Department of Leadership and Higher Education is home to master's and doctoral degree programs that train students to be influential leaders and advocates for students at the elementary, secondary, and college levels.

Undergraduate Certificate Programs

Our range of certificate programs and general education courses are designed to fit the needs of any student seeking personal or professional growth—from professionals completing continuing education credits to curious learners.

School of Education's Office of Student Success

The School of Education provides students with an individualized experience that supports achievement of their academic and professional goals, and we are committed to constantly adapting to provide you the personal attention you need for success. One-of-its-kind, our Office of Student Success serves the School of Education, allowing out students to benefit from a wide range of support services tailored specifically to the needs of a graduate education student. 

Services offered through the Office of Student Success include but are not limited to:

  • Academic Advising
  • Self-Service Student Planning
  • WriterStudio: one-on-one coaching in all aspects of writing
  • Research Consultation: personal or group meeting to develop research skills
  • Self-care Services: counseling, religious services, fitness center, and health center

Learn more about the School of Education's Office of Student Success.

Career Outlook

Our programs focus on preparing individuals for rewarding careers in K-12 education, higher education, health care, counseling, community agencies, nonprofits, and government agencies. Rigorous coursework and cutting-edge theory are paired with enriching hands-on learning experiences that deepen understanding of concepts and pedagogies, resulting in graduates who are ready and prepared to make a difference.

School of Education graduates go on to pursue careers in a range of vital roles for their communities, such as teachers, school administrators, mental health counselors, guidance counselors, instructional technology specialists, curriculum designers, and child life specialists. 

Take the Next Step at the School of Education

The University of Redlands School of Education graduate degrees and credential programs offer a personalized, globally-engaged experience that promotes academic excellence, leadership, and educational justice. Our students are passionate scholar-practitioners. 

Interested in taking the next step? Request more information about our graduate education programs, or get started on your application today!