Social Sciences & Education Policy Concentration

for the Social Sciences & Education Policy 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 Social Sciences & Education Policy 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
Sociology of Education
Race, Educational Policy, and Sociology
Politics of Education
Uses and Abuses of Educational Research
Ethical Dimensions in Educational Leadership
Critical Race Theory and Education
Public Policy in Higher Education
Total Hours12