» Graduate Teacher Education Programs

The graduate teacher education programs at Chapman University's Donna Ford Attallah College of Educational Studies are designed to provide you with excellent professional training for work in schools and communities. Our teaching programs aim to develop reflective and transformative teachers and emphasize linguistic and culturally responsive pedagogy to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse student population in California schools.

Attallah College classes are taught by outstanding faculty dedicated to encouraging the next generation of scholars and educators. Chapman’s low student-to-faculty ratio enable a personalized education experience.

To learn more about our graduate programs, explore the links below.

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Elementary School Teaching

The Multiple Subject Credential and Master of Arts in Teaching programs include graduate level credential courses that are embedded in the credential and Master’s degree programs of study.
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Secondary School Teaching

The Single Subject Credential and the Master of Arts in Teaching programs both include emphasis on the teacher as constructivist, nurturer, moral educator, reflective practitioner, mediator of diversity and change agent.
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Special Education

The Masters of Arts in Special Education and Education Specialist Programs aim to develop highly competent, informed, and collaborative professionals working in inclusive communities.
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Integrated Five-Year Bachelor’s plus MA in Curriculum and Instruction (MACI)

With 5 years of full-time study, students obtain a bachelor’s plus master of arts. The dual degree program is an integrated 4+1 that provides student with their California Teaching Credential and Master’s degree.