BA, Early Childhood Education
Based on the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Professional Preparation Standards for Initial Licensure, this program focuses on building the knowledge, skills and dispositions that early childhood educators need to provide high quality, inclusive early care and education for children ages birth to eight in a variety of settings. The program is designed to complement previous early childhood educational training and fieldwork (typically received in community colleges) and provide students with the depth of study required for entry into graduate studies in early childhood.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Research-based Practice
- Child Development
- Reciprocal Relationships
- Responsive Environments
- Comprehensive Assessments
- Ethical Practice
- Embracing Diversity
Brandman University School of Education Programs
Brandman’s School of Education is for educational professionals seeking to become transformational leaders and innovative teachers in education. In courses taught by current and former superintendents, principals, college chancellors and presidents, and non-profit business leaders, Brandman students learn ground-breaking ideas and put them into practice immediately to transform the educational landscape in California
- MA, Education, Curriculum and Instruction*
- The Master of Arts in Education – Curriculum and Instruction program is the ideal advanced degree if you’re a classroom teacher wishing to broaden your knowledge as a scholar-practitioner. You’ll learn to develop innovative curricula and utilize multiple methods of instruction to educate students of differing ages, backgrounds and ability levels.
- MA, Education, Educational Leadership*
- The Master of Arts in Education, Educational Leadership program helps develop and enhance your dynamic, high-performing leadership skills for the renewal and improvement of schools and school systems. The curriculum focuses on leadership models, supervision of personnel, implementation of policy, and the legal and social issues that affect the school system.
- MA, Education, Instructional Technology*
- The Master of Arts in Education, Instructional Technology program prepares you to work in school districts as a software designer/programmer or educator who uses computers and software for the purpose of teaching. This emphasis covers the full range of educational applications of computer technology, including computer-assisted instruction, electronic grade books, teacher utilities, networked learning environments, the electronic scholar, lesson authoring and schools of the future.
- MA, Education, Leadership in Early Childhood Education*
- The Master of Arts in Education – Leadership in Early Childhood Education program is the ideal advanced degree if you’re interested in becoming an administrator, director or college instructor of early childhood education programs. You’ll learn to develop innovative curricula and evaluate early childhood education programs using standards set by the National Association for Education of Young Children. Subject matter includes theories, issues and trends in early childhood education as well as the development of fiscal planning skills, marketing, human resources, and leadership skills necessary for managing an early childhood program.
- MA, Education, Professional Learning Community
- The Master of Arts in Education - Professional Learning Community Emphasis is designed for educators whose goal is to work collaboratively to enhance their effectiveness as professionals in order to positively impact learning.
- MA, Education, Teaching and Learning*
- The Master of Arts in Education, Teaching and Learning will help you develop the skills necessary for you to become a mentor, curriculum leader or college instructor in teacher preparation programs. You’ll learn to effectively evaluate, use and generate research to move the field of education forward; to recognize the social and political issues facing education; to develop a global perspective on the purposes of education and apply learning theories to educational settings and to curriculum design.
- MA, Special Education
- Special education teachers are an exceptional group of educators - advocates for social justice and the dignity of all people including those with disabilities. The Master of Arts in Special Education program provides you with advanced knowledge to address educational learning problems and improve teaching strategies to enhance student performance. Emphases Include: Option II w/ Level II Credential, Advanced Methodology, Autism, Content Strategies, Early Childhood and a Professional Learning Community District Cohort Opportunity
- MA, Teaching, Elementary Education
- The Master of Arts in Teaching, Elementary Education program is a unique program that provides you with the tools necessary to become a successful, well-rounded, and competent instructor. You’ll become a master of multiple subjects at the elementary school level, emerging as a certified teacher who understands that the role of teacher extends far beyond being a source of academic information.
- MA, Teaching, Secondary Education
- As a student of the Master of Arts in Teaching, Secondary Education program, you will become competent and qualified to teach a single subject at the secondary school level, but will also come to appreciate and understand the highly influential role of a teacher in the lives of students.
- MA, Teaching, Special Education
- Special education teachers are an exceptional group of educators - advocates for social justice and the absolute dignity of all people including those with labels of disability. The Master of Arts in Teaching - Special Education program prepares you to become an effective teacher for children and adults with varied levels of disability. You’ll emerge with the capacity and ability to teach effectively and foster healthy learning environments. Options available to include Preliminary, Mild, Moderate and Severe Credentials with degree program
- MA, Counseling and PPSC in School Counseling
- The Master of Arts in School Counseling program prepares you to serve as a counselor in California public schools for grades K-12 - as a crucial broker of services within the student support system. You will learn topics such as counselor roles and techniques for students of different cultures and backgrounds, ethical guidelines and legal issues, and goal setting. You’ll also learn to create and enhance programs for students that enable them to fully participate in educational and life endeavors.
- Ed.S., School Psychology and MA, Education Psychology w/PPSP
- The School Psychology program prepares you to serve as a knowledgeable, skilled and reflective school psychologist in California public schools, grades K-12. You’ll learn to understand and address learning and behavioral problems in the classroom, and provide services that help students from varied abilities, cultural backgrounds, and economic levels to succeed academically, emotionally and socially.