Program Requirements

General Program Requirements:
Number of Credits Required Beyond the Baccalaureate: 30

Required Courses:

Core Courses
Select three foundation courses from the following:9
Educational Reform
Policy and Practice in Urban Education
Urban Schools
The Origins of Urban Education
Theory Seminar in Urban Schools
Geography and Urban Studies course 13
Research methods course3
Specialization Courses 212
Capstone Project
Master’s Project3
Total Credit Hours30

Culminating Events:
Master's Project:
The master’s project is a 3-credit, field-based experience that allows students to apply their knowledge in a practical setting and produce a written document that summarizes and synthesizes their learning.

Clearance Requirements

If you complete an internship as part of your program, you may need to submit updated child abuse, criminal and drug clearances depending on the internship site. Learn more about submitting clearance requirements. Students completing independent research instead of an internship do not need to submit background clearances.