Masters Degrees | Politics and Education | Education Policy & Social Analysis

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Politics and Education

In the Department of Education Policy & Social Analysis

Master Degrees


Students follow a core program of coursework and other learning experiences developed by the Politics faculty and individually adjusted in consultation with an assigned advisor. Up to 30 points of transfer credit are accepted towards an Ed.M. but only upon approval of an assigned faculty advisor after the student is admitted. Under College policy, no transfer credits are accepted for M.A. students.

For further information on specific program requirements, consult the program website at

Newly admitted students are asked to participate in a set of core political science and general foundation courses in education. Each student will also complete methodological requirements including but not limited to statistics, qualitative, and quantitative methods. After completing the core, each student is expected to focus his or her studies on a set of political debates in education or a particular political arena.

Please download below the study guide and the course planning worksheet detailing degree requirements for the Politics and Education program M.A. and Ed.M. degrees:

POLC-M.A./Ed.M. Program Study Guide.

POLC-M.A./Ed.M. Program Study Guide. Cohort 2017.

POLC-M.A./Ed.M. Degree Planning Worksheet.

POLC-M.A./Ed.M. Degree Planning Worksheet. Cohort 2017.

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