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Department of Curriculum & Instruction
The Department of Curriculum & Instruction prepares undergraduates and graduates to become teachers, researchers, and leaders in curriculum and instruction; literacy (language and culture); math and science education; bilingual/ESL education; and teacher education.
It also provides opportunities for further education and professional development.
Department of Educational Policy Studies
The Department of Educational Policy Studies prepares researchers, school leaders and others by providing opportunities to study social foundations of education, educational organizations and leadership, and education policy analysis.
The department's work emphasizes the analysis of urban contexts and understanding and addressing educational problems in those contexts. Its programs prepare students for successful careers in urban educational research and policy analysis, and in transformational leadership of urban schools.
Department of Educational Psychology
The Department of Educational Psychology prepares teachers and researchers for a wide range of work, from investigating the cultural and interactive implications and influences on learning, to educational evaluation and measurement.
Graduates of our master's programs teach young children with and without disabilities, guide youth in social and cultural activities, and work in institutions of testing, measurement and evaluation. Graduates of our doctoral program work as professors in higher education and in applied fields as researchers, administrators and social policy analysts.
Department of Special Education
The Department of Special Education is a community of dedicated scholars, researchers, teachers and practitioners working toward innovation and access to improve the education of children and adolescents with disabilities - particularly in urban school environments. The community is also a forceful advocate for special education through outreach service programs and groundbreaking research.