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Programs & Degrees

We offer programs at the doctoral and master's degree levels, as well as undergraduate minor and honors programs. Our cross-area specializations and joint-degree offerings with other Stanford schools leverage the university's vast intellectual resources to provide students with an integrated program of study.

Degree programs

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Doctoral programs

The GSE offers doctoral programs in which students engage in educational research that is both rigorous and relevant to educational policy and practice. Leading to a PhD degree in Education, these doctoral programs, as listed below, prepare students in a variety of approaches to the study of teaching and learning. These programs each belong to one of the three academic areas into which GSE's faculty and students are organized, with additional affiliations possible in two cross-area specializations.

See all PhD programs and descriptions

Undergraduate programs

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Stanford GSE offers honors and minor programs for undergraduate students at Stanford who are interested in supplementing their major field(s) with courses and research in the field of education. These programs provide opportunities for learning in both broad-based and focused areas of student interest in educational research, theory, and practice.

Undergraduate minor in education
Undergraduate honors in education

Learn more about undergraduate minor and honors

For more information, please see the Admissions FAQ page or contact the Office of Academic Affairs.

Professional programs

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Faculty from the GSE research centers develop and oversee in-person and online professional development opportunities reaching over 40,000 education professionals each year.

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