Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Studies Educational Studies

As a graduate student in Union’s Ph.D. program with a concentration in Educational Studies, you will dive into these issues with a focus on social justice in pre-k-12 and higher education. Our distance education program takes an interdisciplinary approach, challenging you to think about issues across the educational spectrum. From multiculturalism to educational law and policy, Union prepares you to understand issues from all viewpoints so you can join the individuals working to solve them.

66 Total credits
$1154 Cost per credit hour
Jul 1 Next Start Date

Careers of our Educational Studies Graduates

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College Instructor

Educational Studies

Higher Education Researcher

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Educational Administration

Public Service & Social Justice

Educational Advocacy & Policy

Skills & Benefits Union Students Gain

  • Articulate various ways the meaning and purposes of education have been and continue to be socially constructed.
  • Explain power dynamics within educational institutions and systems, particularly in relation to marginalized people engaging those educational institutions and systems.
  • Situate your philosophical views on education within extant discourses and articulate various perspectives on ethics and social justice within the educational sphere.

Funding Your Future

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