The Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Program offers both Ph.D. and M.S. degrees. Research within the department advances design in diverse fields such as manufacturing, micro- and nano-technology, vehicles, biomechanics, aerostructures, sensors, controls, mechatronics, combustion, and energy systems. Graduate student researchers acquire skills to address both fundamental issues in these areas and to design complex, multi-component systems.
The CANDEL Program is designed for exemplary educational leaders in schools, community colleges, and related educational capacities who wish to expand their leadership skills and practices. Program participants include principals, superintendents, district office and county office of education staff, teachers, education program managers, consultants, education policy makers, community college faculty, presidents, and vice-chancellors as well other current or aspiring leaders in education.
The School of Education offers credential/M.A. programs to prepare elementary teachers and secondary teachers in the following areas: agriculture and vocational agriculture specialist, English, mathematics, science, and social sciences. The program offers the bilingual authorization, which authorizes credential candidates to provide instruction in Spanish and English to students who are English language learners. During the first academic year students fulfill all requirements to receive their credential.
The Master of Arts in Education provides a course of study for examining research and theory about learners, teachers, schools, and related social institutions. The program prepares professionals to conduct research about the education of children, youth, and adults in a multicultural society. Graduates may assume leadership positions in school districts, state education agencies, and private organizations concerned with instructional research, policy, and practice.
The Ph.D. program in education critically engages students in contemporary issues that impact education research, policy, and practice. The program focuses on five areas of emphasis: language, literacy and culture; learning and mind sciences; mathematics education; science and agriculture education; and school organization and educational policy.