Scope and Objectives

As one of the top-ranked public graduate programs in education in the nation, the Department of Education is guided by a commitment to integrate theory and practice and to improve educational practice and policy. The department attracts prominent scholars and is internationally recognized for its research centers in evaluation, higher education, child development, and urban education. Whether students choose to pursue a PhD, an EdD, a master’s degree, or a services or instructional credential, they graduate with a broad understanding of educational theory and tested practice.