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School of Education & Counseling Psychology

Our programs will provide you with the knowledge and tools that you will need to make an impact in any field you choose. Your path to becoming a teacher, an administrator, a counselor, or a therapist begins here. Our students and alumni are shaping the future of Silicon Valley and beyond. Together we will help you create a solid foundation for your future success.

We invite you to explore our School.  Learn about the programs and opportunities we offer, read about our amazing faculty and their research, and celebrate the accomplishments of our students and alumni. Our Admissions and Student Services team is ready to assist you as you embark on your graduate school journey. 

 

 

 

 

Teacher Education Programs

Term

Start Date

Early Deadline

Final Application Deadline

Winter 2022

January 3, 2022   November 1, 2021* 

Spring 2022**

March 28, 2022**  **  ** 

Summer 2022

June 13, 2022   March 1, 2021

Fall 2022

September 23, 2022* April 1, 2022 May 1, 2022

 

*Applications accepted after final deadline, as space permits.

**Spring term available to Intern applicants ONLY. Please contact Admissions Office for more details.


 

Teacher Education - Noyce Fellowship for Aspiring Math Teachers

Term

Start Date

Round 1

Round 2

Summer 2022

June 15, 2022

January 7, 2022

February 15, 2022

 

Teacher Education - ExCEL Program

Term

Start Date

Early Deadline

Final Application Deadline

Summer 2022

June 13, 2022

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January 31, 2022

 

Teacher Education - CatMAT Program

Term

Start Date

Early Deadline

Final Application Deadline

Summer 2022

June 13, 2022

N/A

May 16, 2022

 

  

Educational Leadership Programs

Term

Start Date

Early Deadline

Final Application Deadline

Winter 2022

January 3, 2022    November 1, 2021*

Spring 2022

March 28, 2022  January 1, 2022 February 1, 2022*

Summer 2022

June 13, 2022   March 1, 2022

Fall 2022

September 23, 2022* April 1, 2022 May 1, 2022

 *Applications accepted after the final deadline, as space permits.

Doctor of Education in Social Justice Leadership 

Term

Start Date

Early Deadline

Final Application Deadline

Summer 2022

TBA  November 1, 2021 January 1, 2022

 

Counseling and Counseling Psychology Programs

Term

Start Date

Early Deadline

Final Application Deadline

Winter 2022

January 3, 2022 ----- November 1, 2021*

Spring 2022

March 28, 2022  January 1, 2022 February 1, 2022*

Summer 2022

June 13, 2022   March 1, 2022

Fall 2022

September 23, 2022* April 1, 2022 May 1, 2022

*Applications accepted after the final deadline, as space permits.



 
 

 

 

Tuition

Application Fee    $50
2021 - 2022 Tuition, per quarter unit (during remote learning)    $681
Graduate Student Associate Fee (per quarter)    $40
Late Registration Fee    $100
Course Drop/Swap Fee (per course)    $50
Late Payment Fee    $100
Annual Student Health Insurance 2021-2022 (Health Insurance Waiver is available)    $3,054

Scholarships and Financial Aid

In addition to Federal Student Aid, we also offer a number of scholarships and aid opportunities depending on your program and potential career path.

If you have questions about the application process, please feel free to contact the Graduate Admissions Office or call us at 408-551-3422.

Financial Aid and Scholarships Information

We invite our international applicants to review the Information for International Applicants page which provides helpful information and specific admissions requirements. 

 

 

             

Teacher Education

In as little as one year, you can receive a Master’s degree plus a teaching credential. MA degree application requirements:

  • 1. Statement of Purpose
  • 2. Current Resumé or CV
  • 3. One copy of official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
  • 4. Two letters of recommendation
  • 5. 30 hours working with groups of youth
  • 6. Basic Skills and Subject-Matter Competency Examinations (Only applies to 1-Year Track Summer Quarter Applicants)

Educational Leadership

Our Administrative Services Credential and/or Master’s in Educational Leadership program will help you define your vision, values, and grow your capacity to lead complex organizations. MA and credential application requirements:

  • 1. Statement of Purpose
  • 2. Current Resumé or CV
  • 3. One copy of official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
  • 4. Two letters of recommendation
  • 5. Administrative Services Credential Applicants: proof of your valid California Teaching Credential and an Employment Verification Letter

Counseling

This Master’s degree will help you advance in a current position, work in a non-licensed counseling setting, or prepare you for future doctoral studies. MA degree application requirements:

  • 1. Statement of Purpose
  • 2. Current Resumé or CV
  • 3. One copy of official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
  • 4. Three letters of recommendation
  • 5. Minimum 3.0 Undergraduate GPA

Counseling Psychology

Receive your Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) and/or a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) license to become a practicing therapist. MA degree application requirements:

  • 1. Statement of Purpose
  • 2. Current Resumé or CV
  • 3. One copy of official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
  • 4. Three letters of recommendation
  • 5. Minimum 3.0 Undergraduate GPA
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Visit our Admissions Events page for opportunities to meet our Admissions Representatives and learn about our programs and admissions requirements. Events include on-campus, off-campus, webinars and admissions advising office hours. 

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