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Graduate School of Education (GSOE)
As a GSOE student, you will become a thought leader who addresses important education issues with research-based solutions.
Work effectively in a broad range of industries as an Education minor. Address local and national educational needs with a Master of Education degree. Develop solutions to our nation’s most pressing educational challenges with a Ph.D. Or make meaningful connections in public or private schools with a Teacher Credential.
GSOE graduates go on to work as classroom teachers, higher education scholars, administrators, and nationally recognized experts in autism, learning disability research, and education policy.Visit the GSOE Website
Regardless of your major, the Education minor will enhance your ability to work effectively with diverse populations. It will also increase your professional marketability in a wide variety of industries.
Explore GSOE’s many graduate level degree programs, each designed to take you to the next level in your career.
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The Graduate School of Education (GSOE) helps students successfully transition
into a field of study that is consistent with their aptitudes, values and goals.
100,000 teachers are needed in California in the next 10 years.
$2,500-$10,000 Signing Bonuses
have been offered by California school districts to recruit teachers.
STEM and Special Education teachers are in high demand in the Inland Empire.
The 100 Best Jobs - High School Teacher is a top 100 career.
(U.S. News & World Report)
In the Spotlight
“The program prepared me academically for a university leadership position. The curriculum is rigorous and the student-centered faculty facilitates engaging discussions on global issues in higher education. All students have the opportunity to delve into targeted research areas where they can ascertain knowledge on a specific body of scholarship.”
Annette Webb ’14
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
Marilyn Martinez-Flores (Liberal Studies) and ’03 (PhD in Institutional Leadership & Policy Studies) serves as dean of Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences at Las Positas College. She was named the Hispanic Lifestyle Magazine’s Educator of the Year (2006).
Eugene Reinor ’10 (Master of Education) works as a teacher at Serrano Middle School in the San Bernardino City Unified School District. He was a Character Education Award finalist for inspiring students throughout the school year.
Annita Tran ’07 (English, Education) and ’08 (Master of Education) is now the Operations Manager for SERVPRO of San Gabriel, California. While at UCR, she was a multiple subject credential student, and was awarded the GSOE Student of the Month.
Gregory F. Aloia ’76 (Special Education) is president of the College of Coastal Georgia. He previously served as president and professor at Concord University in Athens, West Virginia, as well as dean of the College of Education and professor at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton.
Amanda Klimczak ’09 (History) and ’16 (Teaching Credential) is an attorney in the Greater Los Angeles Area. She practices civil law.
Ken Noller '75 (History), '76 (Teaching Credential), and '84 (Master of Arts in History) taught for 36 years at Gage Middle School in Riverside. He retired in 2013, and serves as the president for the UCR Alumni Association.
Highest-Paying Bachelor Degrees
Discover how much you can earn with a bachelor degree from CHASS.
|Early Career Pay||Mid-Career Pay|
|Art Teacher Education||$35,300||$51,300|
|Health & Physical Education Teaching||$35,900||$60,100|
|English Teacher Education||$35,900||$58,000|
|Physical Education Teaching||$39,500||$57,300|
|Music Teacher Education||$36,800||$55,600|
|Community Health Education||$37,200||$55,200|
|Secondary English Teacher Education||$37,800||$63,700|