Prospective Students

The University of Washington Bothell School of Educational Studies is proud to offer cutting edge programs in the following areas:

K-8 Teacher Certification with endorsements in:

  • Elementary Education
  • Middle Level -- Humanities (English/Language Arts and Social Studies)
  • Middle Level -- Math
  • Middle Level -- Science

K-8 Teacher Certification website

Secondary and Middle Level Teacher Certification  M.Ed. with the following endorsements:

  • General Science
  • Biology
  • English/Language Arts
  • Mathematics
  • History
  • Social Studies

Secondary and Middle Level Certification M.Ed. website

Master of Education degree with the following pathway options:

  • Individually Defined Course of Study
  • Culmination work towards National Boards Certification
  • Reading Endorsement (for currently certified teachers)
  • English Language Learners (ELL) Endorsement (for currently certified teachers)

Master of Education (M.Ed.) website

Leadership Development for Educators (LEDE)

  • Open to individuals with a Washington Professional Teacher Certification who have formal or well-documented informal teacher instructional leadership responsibilities.
  • Part 1 launches with a two-credit seminar on instructional and personal leadership.
  • Part 2 is a cohort-based program capstone that combines three seminars with a simultaneous internship.

Leadership Development for Educators website

Expanding Capacity for Special Education Leadership (ECSEL)

ECSEL is a two-year program that incorporates the most current research on leadership and special education. Year 1 focuses on special education leadership at the school level, and Year 2 on district-level leadership. Each year’s program includes three year-long seminars (each addressing a critical theme and related topics) and a 400-hour internship to be completed in the candidate’s home location.

Expanding Capacity for Special Education Leadership website

The Education and Society Minor is offered at the undergraduate level.

The Education & Society Minor is intended to help students develop broad perspectives on the purposes and forms of education and schooling. It consists of a minimum of 25 credits of coursework.

Education and Society Minor website

Teaching & Learning Minor

The Teaching and Learning Minor is for students in any major who want to strengthen their knowledge of teaching in schools or other community settings.

  • K-12 Schools
  • Recreation Centers
  • Museums
  • Health Clinics
  • Professional Training

Teaching and Learning Minor Website

Minor in Diversity Studies

Minor in Diversity Studies is an option for students who want to explore key concepts related to power, identity, and difference, and to understand how historical and structural relations of power and difference shape social relations.

Diversity Studies Minor Website