Our students study cultural, historical and social perspectives of education in local, national, global and comparative contexts and multiple methodological approaches to research.
Join a community of scholars examining the intersection of education and politics from interdisciplinary perspectives. Gain expertise in foundations of education and qualitative research methodologies. Our program offers depth and flexibility in the study of social, philosophical and historical issues and research projects to meet individual interests and career goals.
Design Your Program
Develop your area of expertise through a specialization and cognate based on an area of personal interest.
Bring the curriculum of the program into focus in a real-world setting with an equity and justice internship.
Combine research skills with the human factors, behavior and cultural differences influencing education and learning via various courses.
Attend evening classes designed for those who have other commitments and need part-time enrollment.
What You’ll Study
Students in this program distinguish themselves as interdisciplinary researchers and leaders who focus on issues of access, equity and justice in higher education, and they'll be prepared for leadership positions in state government, nongovernmental organizations and schools.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Foster learning by conveying knowledge, skills and concepts to students
Gathering and analyzing information to increase knowledge or solve problems
Creating professional written content for inclusion in scholarly journal articles, books and reports
Working with others to achieve a common goal or objective
Identifying, analyzing and resolving problems or challenges using creative and effective strategies
Taking action and demonstrating leadership without being prompted or directed by others
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
- Faculty Member
- Assessment Director
- Policy Manager
- Higher Education
- K-12 Teaching and Leadership
- Research Institutes
- Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs)