About The School of Education

The School of Education offers master of arts degrees, credentials in education and various graduate-level certificate options. Two undergraduate degree completion programs: liberal arts and early childhood education reside within the School of Education.

The School of Education's mission is guided by the university philosophy as expressed in the Fresno Pacific Idea and by its own mission and vision statements and core values.

Mission Statement

The School of Education prepares educators to embrace the challenges of change and to meet the academic and professional needs of individuals in a culturally and economically diverse society.

Vision Statement

The School of Education will be recognized for its preeminent voice in the greater Central Valley and distinguished for its integration of theory and practice, its teaching quality, its dedication to a just and inclusive society, and its collaborative community spirit.

Core Values

  • Christian community
  • Holistic education
  • Responsive programs
  • Innovative approaches
  • Student-centered learning
  • Teaching excellence