Master of Arts in Educational Studies, Philosophy and History of Education
The master's program specializing in Philosophy and History of Education is for scholars who enjoy reading books, debating ideas, discovering artifacts and creating historical narratives, and formulating compelling visions of new educational possibilities. Some experience with philosophy or history is recommended.
History of education is concerned with understanding and interpreting the origins, change, and continuity in the intellectual movements, institutions, and critical problems of education.
Students of history learn about the intellectual movements and ideas that have influenced educational processes.
Common topics in philosophy of education concern the nature of knowledge, mind, culture, learning, justice, and democracy as these topics relate to education, schools, and human development.
Students of philosophy understand how philosophical questions and areas of inquiry have emerged within specific social and cultural contexts over time.
Complete a thesis in an applied research project or study.
Also a path to a doctoral program in philosophy or history of education
Key to teaching, research and learning in the college, associateships provide students with professional experience and financial support.
The college annually awards scholarships to its students to support their academic goals.
Bachelor's degree, minimum 3.0 G.P.A.
Minimum Program hours
30, non-thesis; 33, thesis
Deadline to apply