M.Sc. On Campus Online

Social Foundations of Education

Georgia State University

18 months
30216 USD/year
30216 USD/year
9552 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Social Foundations of Education is an interdisciplinary MSc program offered by Georgia State University that examines the historical and contemporary factors that shape educational inequity and injustice in our society.  


Course topics engage students in discourse about the influence race, class, disability and gender have on education and school systems. 

Students in the Social Foundations of Education MSc program from Georgia State University are prepared to develop critical perspectives on education, inside and outside school.


Employers of Alumni

  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Georgia Legal Services
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech)
  • Fulton County School District
  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • University of Georgia

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Critical Pedagogy 
  • Multicultural Education 
  • Social and Cultural Foundations in Education 
  • Methods of Research in Education 
  • Action Research 
  • Classroom Testing, Grading, and Assessment 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • Application Fee of $50
  • Goals Statement (upload with the application)
  • Resume (upload with the application)
  • Writing Sample
  • Two Letters of Recommendation (identify your recommenders on the application); letters should be from former instructors who can evaluate academic promise
  • Official Transcript: minimum 2.5 undergraduate GPA required for admission
  • Submit transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  • GRE scores: institution code 5251; scores may not be more than five years old at time of application

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    30216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15108 USD per semester during 18 months.
  • National

    30216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15108 USD per semester during 18 months.
  • In-State

    9552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4776 USD per semester during 18 months.

Living costs for Atlanta

1213 - 2208 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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