Master of Education
The Ed.M. is a year-long intensive program for students who wish to study a particular field in education, acquire a general theoretical background for understanding past and future field experiences, or develop skills for use in professional work in education. The Graduate School of Education offers 13 different programs, including:
Arts in Education
Educating for self-directed individuals who are interested in fashioning their own arts-related courses of study.
Education Policy and Management
Developing effective leaders by providing an atmosphere that promotes the understanding of diverse viewpoints from a wide range of disciplines.
Targeting those interested in higher education administration in a college or university or in policy and planning at a higher education association or agency.
Human Development and Psychology
Educating students interested in the development of children and adults and how knowledge of development can be applied to educational issues.
International Education Policy
Providing an environment for the investigation and discussion of practical approaches for improving the quality of education available to children from all backgrounds.
Language and Literacy
Combining research and practice in reading, writing, and language development.
Learning and Teaching
Sharing interests including: students and adults as learners, the preparation and professional work of teachers, the organization of schools, and the role of communities in learning.
Mind, Brain, and Education
Targeting students interested in connecting cognition, neuroscience, and educational practice, especially involving learning, teaching, and cognitive and emotional development.
Prevention Science and Practice/CAS in Counseling
Training prevention practitioners, school guidance and adjustment counselors, and applied researchers to improve the educational, social and emotional outcomes of children and adolescents.
Educating instructional leaders who will have the capacity, skills, and knowledge to create and sustain K-12 charter, district, and pilot schools that foster the learning and well-being of all children.
Special Studies Program
Allowing students to develop an interdisciplinary program of study that meets their specific academic and professional needs.