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We Develop Leaders in Education. Your Research. Your Area of Interest. Your Degree.
Faculty work with students to design programs that advance students' professional and scholarly goals. The Benerd School of Education offers doctoral degree options geared to practitioners of education at universities, colleges, school districts, as well as government agencies and advocacy groups operating in the realm of education policy. Our program also prepares educators for teaching at the college or university level.Accredited by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

The doctoral programs emphasize a combination of intensive academic exploration (typically in seminar form), research, scholarly enterprise and a defended dissertation. All of our candidates enjoy the opportunity to tailor a course of study to the areas of education that interest them most - it's a thoroughly challenging experience, guaranteed to advance your personal growth and your effectiveness as a leader in the world of education. As a researcher at University of the Pacific, you also benefit from your ability to draw on the extensive resources of one of America's top-ranked private universities.

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+ Instruction 
Educational + School Psychology Educational Administration
+ Leadership 
EdD Option
through Benerd in Sacramento

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