Education, Society, and Culture M.A. Program
The Education, Society, and Culture Master of Arts program equips you with the insights, understanding, and analytic skills be a teacher-leader, or continue your studies and research in a doctoral program. Faculty research and coursework focuses on the historical, social, racial, cultural, and institutional factors affecting education, especially those that affect access and opportunity and contribute to educational inequality. As a student in this research-based program, you’ll have the opportunity study alongside faculty who leaders in their field, and include experts in areas such as teacher education, urban schooling, educational equality, educational access, and youth community engagement.
- Start Term: Fall only
- Program Length: Approximately 1-2 years, can be earned at your own pace
- Units: 36-unit minimum/9 classes
- Instruction: In-person on Riverside campus.
- Schedule: Each class meets once a week 4-7pm (Monday-Thursday)
Estimated program cost is $17,430 (in-state)
Out-of-state/international tuition is an additional cost. See the fee schedule here.
All coursework from of our master of arts (M.A.) education programs transfers to the Ph.D. in education. For example, if you complete the M.A. in Education, Society, and Culture, you will have already complete one year of coursework for the Ph.D. in Education, Society, and Culture at UCR. Shorten your time to a doctorate by completing an M.A. degree with the School of Education today.
Visit our admissions page for more information on application materials and deadlines.
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