Are you ready for the challenge of becoming someone who makes a difference? The Graduate School of Education welcomes visionaries and dreamers – people who don’t wait for change, but work to make it happen
GSE is a vital hub where students and faculty tackle big, difficult questions – from how people learn inside and outside classrooms to how schools, communities, and societies enhance the educational and life chances of their students and communities. — Apply Now
Where Theory Meets Action
GSE’s graduate programs stress the integration of theory with practical application. Researchers and classroom professionals work together to develop solutions to the grand challenges in education that require collaborative efforts across disciplines.
With four accredited professional graduate programs and two undergraduate training options, GSE is creating the visionary educators of the future. Click below to find out which area of study fits your vision.
Our Undergraduate Minor in Education is Berkeley’s second most popular Minor program – and for good reason. It is perfect if you’re considering a career in education or teaching, or if you’re seeking to know more about educational topics for your field. — Find out more.
Change a Life
Want to leave a lasting legacy that changes lives and promotes a healthier society? Your generous donations to Berkeley's Graduate School of Education helps ensure a diverse pipeline of qualified and committed education professionals for years to come.
Because the university receives only about 10 percent of its operating budget from the state, donations to the Annual Fund for the Graduate School of Education are the life blood of our mission to prepare the next generation of educational leaders and thinkers.
A planned gift may enable you to make a more significant gift than you thought possible and help you achieve long-term financial, philanthropic, and estate planning goals. A planned gift may also create significant tax benefits. — Learn More
No matter which direction your research takes you, GSE’s research centers, projects, and partnerships provide the resources and collaborations you will need to make your difference.
Find Your Niche
We urge you to take some time to explore the multitude of research opportunities at GSE. The roadmap to achieve your vision awaits.
The Education Psychology Library (EDP) houses an extensive collection of books, journals and digital resources in the field of education and psychology. Librarians and staff at the EDP Library stand ready to assist with your research and reference questions.
Assessment and evaluation is one of the most contentious issues facing education professionals. The Berkeley Evaluation and Assessment Research (BEAR) Center focuses on developing appropriate methods for evaluating students, schools, educational policy, and the reform of educational evaluation away from the use of inappropriate standardized tests. — Learn More