2017-2018 General Catalog 
    May 26, 2018  
2017-2018 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Education, Culture and Society, M.S.

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Master Requirements for Education, Culture & Society

College of Education

Minimum Degree Hours: 36

Admission Requirements

  • Completed Application (February 1st):  Apply Yourself
  • A valid Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University or College.
  • A 3.0 GPA
  • Letters of recommendation from 3 people providing an evaluative judgment concerning your academic or professional work. At least 2 references should be people who have direct knowledge of your academic performance (i.e., professors).
  • A personal statement of professional goals: Education, Culture & Society is committed to the study and pursuit of social justice in education using frameworks and methodologies that address class race, ethnicity, sexuality, and gender in educational policies and practices. What are some of your goals, aspirations, and research interests, and how will these help develop, enhance, and define the ECS department? How do you envision contributing and affecting social justice in education?
  • Copies of transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. If admitted, official copies must be submitted to U of U Admissions Office for verification.
  • A current vita/resume
  • For additional licensure requirements click here


Major Study Area

The normal pattern is 12 hours in your specialty area and 6 hours in an allied area (outside of ECS). These courses should be planned in consultation with your advisor.

Research Methods Courses

Complete 6 hour(s)

At least two courses must be taken in either qualitative or quantitative research methods.

Thesis and Thesis Design

Students must form a supervisory committee of 3 faculty to supervise the thesis topic, proposal, and research while registering for a minimum of 9 credit hours of ECS 6970.