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MA in Interdisciplinary Education (MA-IDE) Program

The School of Education and Counseling Psychology is currently not accepting new applications for the MA in Interdisciplinary Education (MA-IDE) Program for the Winter 2017, Spring 2017 and Summer 2017 term. If you are interested in inquiring more about the program please contact Dr. Pedro Hernández-Ramos, Program Director at

Units: 45 quarter
Program Length: 1.5 years (full-time) or 2-3 years (part-time)
Start Dates: Fall, Winter, Spring, or Summer
Modality: On campus

The Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Education (MA-IDE) is designed for people interested in expanding their knowledge and practical skills in the field of education, such as those involved in K-12 schools as teachers, staff in higher education, school programs, corporations, foundations, non‐governmental organizations, start‐up companies, and community organizations.

A core of six required core courses (18 units) is complemented by courses from the emphasis areas (15-21 units), a choice of one of two capstone course sequences (3-6 units), plus electives (3-6 units) selected in consultation with the student’s academic advisor.

The Master of Arts degree requires a total of 15 courses (45 quarter units), which include a culminating experience (i.e., action research project or ePortfolio).

Emphasis Areas

Students in the MA-IDE program select one of the five emphasis areas, depending on their interests:

Upcoming Deadlines

Spring, 2017 Rolling admissions on a space available basis
Summer, 2017 March 10, 2017
Fall, 2017 April 10, 2017
Spring, 2017 Rolling admissions on a space available basis
Summer, 2017 March 15, 2017
Fall, 2017 April 1, 2017


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