The M.S. program in Cultural Foundations of Education is designed to foster and support fundamental inquiry into the nature of education.
This program in the Department of Cultural Foundations of Education draws on history, philosophy, sociology and other disciplines to analyze issues in education such as educational research, including disability studies, gender studies, popular culture, critical race theory, critical whiteness studies, and intergroup dialogue. Each program is designed individually in collaboration with their advisor, based on personal and research interests.
The School of Education and the College of Law also offer a joint J.D./M.S. program that allows students to complete both programs in three years, as well as an optional C.A.S. in Disability Studies. This joint degree adds an additional emphasis on Disability law and policy.
Graduates work in a wide range of educational, research, and advocacy roles including: