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College of Education and Allied Studies

College Mission Statement

We prepare collaborative leaders, committed to professional excellence, social justice, and democracy, who will influence a diverse and interconnected world. 

College Vision Statement

We strive to exemplify the ideals of social justice and democracy, distinguished by excellence in teaching, scholarship, vibrant programs, and graduates who are powerful actors in their communities. 

College Values Statement

We, faculty and staff, practice a student-centered approach valuing excellence in teaching and scholarship, collaboration and partnerships, assessment and evaluation, and equity and diversity. 


- Dr. Robert Williams, Dean

  • Alumnus Gene Luen Yang (MS ’03, Education) was the recipient of a prestigious MacArthur Foundation “Genius Grant."

  • The Pioneers for H.O.P.E. program supports students facing homelessness, food insecurity, and other various crisis situations.

  • The Wall Street Journal recognizes CSUEB as a Top 10 college in the west for diversity.

  • Cal State East Bay offers 50 baccalaureate degrees, 61 minors, 35 master’s degrees, 34 credentials and certificates, and one doctoral degree.

  • Notable alumni include MLB Hall of Famer Joe Morgan, California Wellness Foundation President and CEO Judy Belk, Tony-winning actor James Iglehart and CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White.

  • Cal State East Bay was noted for its exceptionally diverse student body, ranking as the most diverse four-year public college on the U.S. mainland by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

  • CSUEB has won a HEED award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine for six straight years. The award honors universities that have shown exceptional commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.

  • Cal State East Bay offers 48 bachelor's degrees, 56 minors, 34 master’s degrees, 23 credentials and certificates and one doctoral degree.

  • Notable alumni include the late MLB Hall of Famer Joe Morgan, California Wellness Foundation President and CEO Judy Belk, Tony-winning actor James Iglehart and former CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White.

  • CSUEB leads Hayward Promise Neighborhoods, a program that aims to improve the lives and academics of students and residents in the Jackson Triangle neighborhood.

  • More than 60% of Cal State East Bay students are female.

  • CSUEB has 15 athletic teams and competes in NCAA Division II.

  • More than 130,000 alumni contribute to the economic, social and cultural quality of life in the East Bay and beyond.

  • Cal State East Bay offers more than 40 high-quality continuing education degree and certificate programs for working professionals.

  • Campus In Action logo

    Cal State East Bay is committed to promoting civic engagement among students and has signed a Campus Compact Civic Action Statement.

Alumnus Gene Luen Yang (MS ’03, Education) was the recipient of a prestigious MacArthur Foundation “Genius Grant."

The Pioneers for H.O.P.E. program supports students facing homelessness, food insecurity, and other various crisis situations.

The Wall Street Journal recognizes CSUEB as a Top 10 college in the west for diversity.

Cal State East Bay offers 50 baccalaureate degrees, 61 minors, 35 master’s degrees, 34 credentials and certificates, and one doctoral degree.

Notable alumni include MLB Hall of Famer Joe Morgan, California Wellness Foundation President and CEO Judy Belk, Tony-winning actor James Iglehart and CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White.

Cal State East Bay was noted for its exceptionally diverse student body, ranking as the most diverse four-year public college on the U.S. mainland by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

CSUEB has won a HEED award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine for six straight years. The award honors universities that have shown exceptional commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.

Cal State East Bay offers 48 bachelor's degrees, 56 minors, 34 master’s degrees, 23 credentials and certificates and one doctoral degree.

Notable alumni include the late MLB Hall of Famer Joe Morgan, California Wellness Foundation President and CEO Judy Belk, Tony-winning actor James Iglehart and former CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White.

CSUEB leads Hayward Promise Neighborhoods, a program that aims to improve the lives and academics of students and residents in the Jackson Triangle neighborhood.

More than 60% of Cal State East Bay students are female.

CSUEB has 15 athletic teams and competes in NCAA Division II.

More than 130,000 alumni contribute to the economic, social and cultural quality of life in the East Bay and beyond.

Cal State East Bay offers more than 40 high-quality continuing education degree and certificate programs for working professionals.

Campus In Action logo

Cal State East Bay is committed to promoting civic engagement among students and has signed a Campus Compact Civic Action Statement.

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