The M.S. program in Cultural Foundations of Education prepares its students to question, analyze, and deepen insights into the foundations of education’s relationship with culture and society.
Students in this program in the Department of Cultural Foundations of Education examine and gain expertise in a range of areas of scholarship that inform the study of education, such as race and ethnic studies, disability studies, international education, media and popular culture, histories and philosophies of schooling, intergroup dialogue, globalization and transnationality, gender studies, migration, technology and access. 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: