Education, Culture, and Society

Program Details

Area(s) of Study:
  • Education, Culture, and Society
Associated Degree:
  • Ed.M.
  • On-Campus
Program Level:
  • Masters
Program Type:
  • Degree


The Ed.M. in Education, Culture, and Society provides students with an opportunity for advanced study and research in education from the perspectives provided by the social sciences and humanities. In order to fulfill their requirements, students can take courses across the program or can opt to focus their studies in one of four areas; Race and Ethnicity, Global Education, Higher Education, or Queer and Gender Studies. Additional courses across the university are available to supplement the offerings in these four areas.

Students will:

  • Develop perspectives critical to understanding education as a social process situated in political, historical, social, economic, and cultural contexts.
  • Understand issues of social justice and equity in educative settings, informed by theory and research.
  • Develop global and mulitcultural competencies.


Applications can be completed online. Applications are due by February 1 for fall admission and by November 1 for spring admission.

Program Requirements

Accepted students will have 5 years to complete the program, from the beginning of any course work to be counted toward the program.

A complete listing of degree requirements are available for download or at the Office of Student and Academic Services.

If you have more specific questions about this concentration, please contact Tanja Carmel Sargent.