A Tradition of Challenging Traditional Thinking
A Tradition of
Challenging Traditional Thinking
The UCLA School of Education & Information Studies is positioned at the forefront of discovery, proving along the way that research and intellectual empowerment cultivate real-world praxis transformation.
We believe that the democratization of knowledge creates equity. It is our mission to train teachers, scholars and community leaders to seek new ways of broadening access to the transformative power of education and information.
See Yourself Here
UCLA Ed&IS students believe in imagination over convention. They see education and information as extrapersonal pursuits and approach scholarship with an eye on the universal potential of evolving how we learn, teach and research.
School of Education & Information Studies
Department of Education
- UndergraduateAn undergraduate degree from UCLA's Department of Education is often the beginning of a lifelong journey in excellence. Our students major in Education and Social Transformation or minor in Education Studies and graduate with heightened intellect and social integrity, fully prepared to take whatever their chosen next step may be.
- GraduateThe Department is known as a leader in the study and practice of urban education, student testing and assessment, teacher and continuing education and development–particularly in urban, multi-ethnic environments, early childhood development, and issues of access, equity, and quality facing K-12 and higher education. Here, faculty and students work together to solve the most pressing issues facing education today. This collaborative, dynamic environment helps students develop the skills they need to become leading education professionals in the 21st century.
Department of Information Studies
- UndergraduateInformation Studies offers undergraduate students coursework that is a blend of conceptual and theoretical knowledge and practical, hands-on laboratory experiences where they can apply their theoretical insights and practical skills to real-world situations. Students learn foundational concepts in contemporary library and information studies theory, information seeking and retrieval skills, and information technology.
- GraduateThe Department is home to UCLA’s iSchool and is dedicated to advancing the information fields. iSchools promote an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the opportunities and challenges of information management, with a core commitment to concepts like universal access and user-centered organization of information. The UCLA Department of Information Studies is a powerhouse in an increasingly vital field and a leading architect of the agenda for how information is disseminated and deployed in the 21st century.
Find your place.
The UCLA School of Education & Information Studies
We are at the forefront of a global transformation in education.
One that invests in the potential in our city and beyond. We inspire curiosity and advance thinking in the classroom, at the library and in the community, because we believe in bringing education to life for all.
UCLA Ed&IS in Action
With over a century of experience championing bold new viewpoints in education and information, UCLA Ed&IS consistently produces research and practical results that redefine the field and advance knowledge as a pillar of society and culture.
The varied experiences and viewpoints of our community make UCLA Ed&IS the special place it is.
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