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Cultural Studies in Education

University of Texas at Austin

12 months
12808 USD/year
12808 USD/year
6772 USD/year
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The Cultural Studies in Education MA/MEd program from University of Texas at Austin is a critical interdisciplinary program that studies social, cultural, philosophical, and historical issues in education.

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The Cultural Studies in Education MA/MEd from University of Texas at Austin addresses social and cultural theory, as well as narrative, qualitative and ethnographic methods to study education. This graduate program approaches Cultural Studies in Education in a range of contexts from the funds of knowledge of family and community settings, to the social, cultural, political, economic, and contested struggles of public urban schooling.

Graduates with Cultural Studies in Education from University of Texas at Austin will gain knowledge in:

  • sociocultural knowledge and teaching,
  • critical theory and pedagogy,
  • contexts of activism in education,
  • identity formation,
  • African American and Latina/o experiences in education,
  • diasporic community knowledges,
  • Indigenous knowledge systems, and
  • globalization and education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Multicultural Education
  • Anthropology of Education
  • Chicana Feminist Theorists
  • Critical Pedagogy
  • Cultural Knowledge of Teachers and Teaching
  • Education in Contemporary Black America
  • Explorations in the Education of the Mexican American Child
  • Identity, Agency, and Education
  • Race and Ethnic Relations in Schools

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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36 alternative credits


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General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in the U.S.; or proof of equivalent training at a foreign institution.
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0, particularly during the last two years of college and in any previous graduate study.
  • Official TOEFL/IELTS Scores 
  • Pay the Application Fee
  • Submit Transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12808 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6404 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    12808 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6404 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    6772 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3386 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Austin

1243 - 2304 USD /month
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