Philosophy of Education Concentration

for the Philosophy 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 Philosophy 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


Select 12 hours from the following courses:12
Professional Ethics in Education
School and Society
Critical Thinking in Education
Aesthetic Education
Technology and Educational Reform
Philosophy of Middle School
Traditions in Philosophy of Education
Contemporary Philosophy of Education
Advanced Topics in Philosophy of Education
Philosophy and Educational Research
Social Theories and Education
Case Studies Professional Ethics and Education
EPS 518
Foundations of Aesthetic Education
Ethical Dimensions in Educational Leadership
Education and Human Rights
Total Hours12