In the MA in Educational Studies, you'll have the flexibility to design a program of study specifically around your interests and goals in Education. The core focus of the program on critical theory allows students to build a course of study grounded in racial and social justice across educational fields. Past students have explored contemplative learning, the intersectionality of identities and education, educational policy, critical theory in STEM education, and disability services in higher education,
Students in the program include K-12 teachers interested in furthering their intellectual and professional development; community activists who see education as key to societal health; and educators in any setting who would like to conduct research on learning and instruction.
As a student in the program, you will be matched with faculty advisors who will work with you to create your plan of study, selecting relevant courses from the Department of Education and across the university. You will also have the opportunity to plan internships, independent studies, or projects.
There are many possible topics for your program of study, but some examples include:
See Tuition and Financial Aid information for GSAS Programs. Note: This program is eligible for federal loans and Tufts tuition scholarships.
*Sources: GSAS-SOE Graduate Exit Survey 2020 - 2021 and Academic Analytics (Alumni Insights)