The Master of Science in Urban Education degree is designed for the following graduate students:

  • licensed educators or other professionals working with urban youth and schools who are seeking a general professional development experience
  • professionals working with urban youth and schools who are seeking specific areas of professional development in English as a Second Language or Special Education
  • individuals seeking to become a licensed secondary teacher in Minnesota with a commitment to working with urban youth and schools

The coursework in this program is designed to examine the racial, socioeconomic, cultural, historical, structural and systemic contexts and conditions of urban education. An asset orientation towards urban learners, families, schools, and communities is emphasized. Research on promising efforts to close gaps and create equitable learning opportunities and achievement for E-12 students is analyzed. Courses provide students opportunities to integrate theory, practice, critical reflection and research within a school or community setting to improve E-12 student learning. See program brochure.

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