Whittier's Graduate Programs in Education include both credential and Master of Arts in Education degree programs that further the institution's tradition of excellence in the preparation of teachers. In-depth study of various pedagogical issues occurs within the context of Whittier's liberal arts perspective.
Whittier has been committed to excellence in education for nearly a century. Our graduates can readily be found in many school districts in Southern California as teachers and administrators. Our faculty includes outstanding teachers and administrators with advanced academic degrees and professional experience in their specialty areas. Among the themes that unify graduate study at Whittier College are appreciation of diversity, active construction of knowledge, value of critical thinking, and lifelong learning.
Decisions regarding admission are made by the Graduate School of Education.
We value the safety of all members of the Whittier community. The Whittier College Annual Security and Fire Safety Report can be viewed online here. This report provides crime statistics for the prior three years, policy statements regarding various safety and security measures, campus crime prevention program descriptions, and procedures to be followed in the investigation and adjudication of reportable crimes. A paper copy of the document is available at the Department of Campus Safety or by calling 562.907.4211