The following is a summery of core UEDP course requirements. Please refer to your specialization for complete requirements!
Urban Seminars (9 credits)
Three 3-credit courses are devoted to issues involving education in an urban environment.
• 701 Urban Education Issues
• 801 Doctoral Seminar in Urban Education
• 901 Advanced Seminar in Urban Education
Research Requirements (15-18 credits)
• ED PSY 724 Educational Statistical Methods II (prerequisite is ED PSY 624 and ED PSY 626)
• AD LDSP/CURRINS 729 Qualitative Research and Field Studies in Educational Settings
• A minimum of 6 credits of additional advanced level (800 or above) coursework from either a quantitative or qualitative track. Approved courses are designated.
Specialization requirements may exceed those specified here.
Minor Options (8-12 Credits)
•Option A: A minimum of 8 credits in a single department or non-departmentalized school or college outside of the School of Education.
•Option B: A minimum of 12 credits in two or more departments or non-departmentalized school or college.6 of these credits must be out side of the School of
Education; the remaining 6 must be outside the
department of specialization.
Specialization (20-30 Credits)
•Students choose a specialization at the time of application
in one of the 7 transcript-designated specializations:
Adult & Continuing Education Leadership, Curriculum &
Instruction, Education & Media Technology, Educational
Leadership, Exceptional Education, Multicultural Education,
and Social Foundations of Education. Students are required
to meet the specific specialization requirements in addition
to meeting UEDP requirements.
•All students demonstrate knowledge in the specialization,
research, and the urban focus by taking a preliminary
examination that addresses the specialization, the minor
area, research knowledge, and understanding of how her/his focus of study relates to an urban context.