Philosophy and History of Education, M.Ed. | The Ohio State University | Columbus, United States
M.Ed. On Campus

Philosophy and History of Education

12 months
43506 USD/year
38693 USD/year
12092 USD/year
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The master's program specializing in Philosophy and History of Education at The Ohio State University is for scholars who enjoy reading books, debating ideas, discovering artifacts and creating historical narratives, and formulating compelling visions of new educational possibilities. Some experience with philosophy or history is recommended. 


Program Features

  • History of education is concerned with understanding and interpreting the origins, change, and continuity in the intellectual movements, institutions, and critical problems of education.  
  • Students of history learn about the intellectual movements and ideas that have influenced educational processes. 
  • Common topics in philosophy of education concern the nature of knowledge, mind, culture, learning, justice, and democracy as these topics relate to education, schools, and human development. 
  • Students of philosophy understand how philosophical questions and areas of inquiry have emerged within specific social and cultural contexts over time.
  • Complete a thesis in an applied research project or study. This Philosophy and History of Education degree is offered at The Ohio State University.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History of Educational Policy
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Modern Trends in Philosophy of Education
  • Curriculum in Higher Education
  • History of Education
  • Ethics and the Professional Context of Teaching
  • Examining Knowledge, Truth,& Objectivity: Philosophy of Science for Educational Researchers
  • Cultural Processes in Education
  • Ethics and Education: Equality, Freedom, and Justice in Schools
  • Educational Philosophy of John Dewey
  • Psychological Perspectives on Teaching

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


30 SCH

30, non-thesis; 33, thesis


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    43506 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43506 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    38693 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38693 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12092 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12092 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Columbus

940 - 1520 USD /month
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