Diversity & Equity in Education Concentration

for the Diversity & Equity in Education Concentration


head of the department: Yoon Pak

directors of graduate studies: Wen-Hao Huang, Mary Allison Witt

graduate admissions information: Linda Stimson (on campus) and Jena Pfoff (online/off-campus)


overview of admissions & requirements: College of Education

overview of grad college admissions & requirements: https://grad.illinois.edu/admissions/apply


department website: https://education.illinois.edu/epol

program website: College of Education Programs

department faculty: Education Policy, Organization & Leadership Faculty 


college website: http://education.illinois.edu/


department office: 142 Education Building, 1310 South Sixth Street, Champaign, IL 61820

phone: (217) 244-3542

email: gradservices@education.illinois.edu


This concentration is available for:

Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, EdM (on campus & online)

Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, MA

Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, CAS (on campus)

Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, EdD (on campus & online)

Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, PhD


for the Diversity & Equity in Education Concentration


The graduate credit needed for this concentration fulfills general coursework requirements for:

Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, EdM (on campus & online)

Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, MA

Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, CAS (on campus)

Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, EdD (on campus & online)

Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, PhD


This degree program can be completed either on campus or online; the requirements are listed below: 

Select eight hours from the following courses:8
Diversity, Leadership & Policy
Race, Gender and Sexuality Issues
Equity Issues in Special Education
Select four hours from the following courses:4
Historical and Social Barriers
Technology and Educational Reform
Education and Human Rights
Education and Globalization
Global Youth and Citizenship
Researching Global Education
Organization Development
Total Hours12