History of Education Concentration

for the History of 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)

Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, MA

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

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

Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, PhD


for the History of Education Concentration


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

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

Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, MA

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

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

Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, PhD


EPS 400History of American Education2 to 4
or EPS 405 Historical and Social Barriers
EPS 423Politics of Education3 or 4
Select four hours from the following courses:4
Asian American Education
History of Amer Indian Educ
EPS 500
History of U.S. Educational Thought
Education in the 20th Century
Seminar in the History of Education
Uses and Abuses of Educational Research
Total Hours12