Sanford College of Education

Jose S. - Class of 2022

Help fill the need for educators nationwide by earning a degree that prepares you for a rewarding and inspiring career. An education degree opens doors for new and established teachers, as well as administrative professionals. Learn effective communication skills, broad contexts for child-development, and different approaches to learning and teaching styles.

The Sanford College of Education at National University offers over 50 on-site and online programs in the areas of teacher education, special education, educational administration and school counseling and psychology. The college has earned accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), recognizing its rigorous, evidence-based standards for teacher education programs.

On May 15-16, National University will host an accreditation visit by the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP). In preparation for the visit, the AAQEP Quality Review Team is soliciting public comment about the quality of educator preparation provided by [National University. All comments must be submitted by April 16, 2022 through the AAQEP website: Submit Comment.

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Dean, Dr. Robert Lee
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Special Education

Teacher Education

Applied Behavior Analysis, School Psychology, & Educational Counseling

Educational Leadership

Center for Advanced Graduate Studies

Why Choose National University?

We’re proud to be a veteran-founded, San Diego-based nonprofit. Since 1971, our mission has been to provide accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners. Today, we educate students from across the U.S. and around the globe, with over 185,000 alumni worldwide.

#1 Choice for CA Teachers

NU has recommended more candidates for teaching credentials in CA than any other university in the state.

Accredited by NCATE

Sanford College of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.

Four-Week Courses

Focus on one subject at a time — one month at a time — and finish your degree faster.

On Campus or Online

Study when and where it’s convenient for you with evening, weekend, and 100% online classes.

20+ Locations

Attend class and learn onsite at one of over 20 locations in California.

Military Friendly

As a Yellow Ribbon school, we offer tuition discounts to servicemembers and dependents.

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