Graduate School of Education
Inspire the Next Generation
Make meaningful connections as a teacher. Develop policies to solve pressing education challenges as a public policy analyst. Boost team performance with cutting-edge strategies a corporate trainer. And so much more. GSOE’s Undergraduate Program — taught by world-renowned faculty — will help you inspire the next generation.
UCR offers research opportunities to all undergraduate students! This advantage catapults you to the “top of the list” for jobs and/or graduate school. Current GSOE research includes:
- Maximizing educational outcomes for traditionally marginalized communities
- Exploring the family context of youth with developmental disabilities or autism
- Creating new ways to teach academic words to those with “below grade level” reading skills — thanks to $1.4 million grant from the Institute of Education Sciences
“As a student in the GSOE, I have built memorable relationships with a diverse group of students, and supportive faculty and staff. The experience and skills I have developed through the program helped prepare me for invaluable internship and career building opportunities.”
David Burghgraef (Education, Society, and Human Development)
A UC Degree Is More Affordable Than You Might Think
of UCR undergraduate students received some form of financial aid.
of UCR transfer students received some form of financial aid.
of students' financial aid need was met with need-based aid.
(Financial Aid Office, 2018–19)
Let us show you how: financialaid.ucr.edu
Prestigious Scholarships and Awards
Freshman and transfer UCR students can fund their education with prestigious scholarships, such as the Donald A. Strauss Scholarship and the Undergraduate Fulbright Scholars (Research and English Teaching Award). Support is offered throughout the application process. Also available are campus scholarships, and Financial Aid's Outside Agency Scholarship Search for regional and national scholarships.
Assistant Professor of Higher Education
Focuses on leadership and governance of higher education, and equity. Strives to identify best practices to increase access to and success in higher education for traditionally marginalized communities, and on bridging research and practice.
Associate Professor of Educational Psychology
Focuses on measuring mathematics and science teaching, and learning. Interested in applying quantitative methods to understand the mechanisms that influence STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) student outcomes.
Every program is designed to help you succeed from the moment you first step on campus, to the day you graduate.
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Academic Resource Center (ARC)
Maximize academic success with peer/staff mentoring, tutoring, and graduate school preparation. Improves leadership, time management, public speaking, and study skills.
First-Year Mentor Program
Register and be paired with a trained peer mentor. Get help navigating student life and accessing campus resources.
GSOE Transfer Student Learning Community
Includes the EDUC 094 "Transfer Seminar-Opportunities" course, a weekly peer mentor through the ARC, and a pop-up peer mentor in the GSOE student lounge.
GSOE Faculty Mentoring
Connect with nationally recognized faculty mentors. Includes help with coursework, service learning, and field research.
GSOE First-Year Student Seminars
Student seminars offer peer mentoring, career development, community building, and academic/professional workshops.
FRANCISCO “PANCHITO” J. RAMIREZ RUEDA
Class of ’19 (Education, Society, and Human Development with the Community Leadership, Policy, and Social Justice Concentration)
- Research assistant for the Center for Educational Transformation
- Participated in the UCDC program and interned with the League of United Latin American Citizens
- Won a Presidential Public Service Fellowship
- Received an undergraduate research mini-grant to conduct independent research
- Co-founded The Dreamers Soccer Clinic, a nonprofit to help underprivileged youth
Class of ’19 (Education, Society, and Human Development with the Learning and Behavioral Studies Concentration; and Psychology)
- Explored the influences of a parent’s mindset on a student’s self-efficacy and identification with STEM topics
- Presented research at the Western Psychological Association annual conference
- Studied cognitive ability over an individual’s lifespan
- Volunteered with Operation SafeHouse in Riverside and Omega Zeta Chi (a community service-based sorority at UCR) to provide opportunities for underprivileged youth