|New Academic Programs
New Sacramento Graduate Programs
We have new EdD and MA programs focused on learning, leadership and change at the Sacramento Campus.
Visit the program page to learn more.
Teacher Intern Program
Interested in teaching for your local school district in the 2016-2017 school year? Our Teacher Intern Program allows students to earn their teaching credential and a master's degree in 12 months while teaching as an intern.
Download the program sheet (PDF) or FAQ (PDF) to learn more.
Why Pursue A Career In Education?
A career that's never "just a job."
As educators, we change people's lives for the better. We unlock the power of the written word. We demystify the laws of physics. We lead organizations that help individuals become the people they aspire to be.Graduate prepared to meet any challenge. Becoming an effective educator is no simple task. The Benerd School of Education offers a wide range of degrees designed to help you meet the challenges in today's schools and colleges. You'll graduate from our program with an improved ability to plan, organize, manage and evaluate school programs at the elementary, secondary, community college and university levels.
Invaluable experience, you'll only find at Pacific. When you graduate from the Benerd School of Education, you'll leave with the most current and relevant training available. Our faculty possess a rich array of professional experience as teachers, school psychologists and administrators; all are actively engaged in professional development, partnerships, and research at our partner colleges, elementary and secondary schools. Our professors' up-to-date experience grounds our curriculum, ensuring you graduate prepared to support teachers, students and families in ways that truly address the needs in our schools and communities today.
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News and Events
Alumni Association Honors School of Ed Faculty member Dr. Antonio Serna at the Faculty Mentors Luncheon. This event honors faculty for their lifelong mentoring of students and alumni. Read more here.
School of Ed Student receives prestigious Patterson Scholarship. READ MORE
Dr. Linda Skrla, Chair of the Educational Administration Department, is a featured researcher in an article titled How Does an Equity Audit Work?
Assistant Professor Dr. Ronald Hallett receives prestigious MLK Peace and Justice Award.
University of the Pacific invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the Benerd School of Education. Information about the University, the position and requirements, and the process to nominate or apply can be seen at
Stay Connected to the Gladys L. Benerd School of Education!
Read the Spring 2016 School of Education Newsletter.