Urban Education (Online), M.S.Ed.

The Master's in Urban Education (Online) at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education is designed for working professionals committed to studying the issues of inequity and racism in urban education. The online master’s will explore the dynamic interactions among schools, communities, and governments through research and practice-based approaches.

The degree requires 10 online courses that can be completed in two years. Courses run asynchronously and synchronously, and students spend about 8 hours a week on coursework. 

Coursework focuses on Contemporary Issues in Urban Education, Education Policy in Urban Public Schools, Racial Literacy, and a Master’s Capstone Thesis focused on Urban Education. 

Graduates are fully equipped with the tools necessary to become changemakers, social justice advocates, and policymakers in the classroom and in their community.



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GRE is NOT required for admission

Online format allows you to prepare for your next professional step without career interruption