M.A. On Campus


California State University Channel Islands

12 months
8236 USD/year
8236 USD/year
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Are you a committed classroom teacher or staunch advocate for individuals with disabilities looking to expand your knowledge and skills? Then the MA in Education at the California State University Channel Islands is for you!


The Master of Arts in Education from California State University Channel Islands, designed for educational professionals and community leaders, provides advanced preparation in the study of research issues confronting educators and schooling systems.

Key Features 

  • The Curriculum and Instruction (C&I) Emphasis is intended for educators who are seeking to enhance their knowledge and skills in curriculum, teaching and learning, educational research, and assessment to promote student learning. 
  • By combining theory and practice, teachers will be able to improve their own classroom practices, be in a position to assume instructional leadership, curriculum design roles, and professional training in their schools or districts. This emphasis positions educators to pursue graduate work at the doctoral level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Advanced Issues in Early Childhood Studies
  • Research, Policy, and Practice with Families and Young Children
  • Issues in Elementary Education 
  • Advanced Mathematics Teaching Methods 
  • Advanced Science Teaching Methods 
  • Advanced Methods in the Teaching of English in Secondary Schools

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have earned a degree or diploma that CI considers to be the equivalent to a U.S. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Have attained a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.5 in all units attempted as an undergraduate or have attained a minimum GPA of 2.5 in the last 60 semester (90 quarter) units attempted. Certain programs have stricter requirements regarding academic preparation. (Please refer to the specific graduate program that you are applying to for GPA requirements.)
  • An official TOEFL score report with a minimum score of 550 on the paper-based test, or 80 on the Internet-based-test) or an overall IELTS band score of 6.5.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8236 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 8236 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8236 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8236 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Camarillo

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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