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Social Justice Education

University of Massachusetts Amherst

M.Ed. On Campus
12 months
Duration
20080 USD/year
20080 USD/year
9342 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
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Start date

About

The goal of the Social Justice Education program of the University of Massachusetts Amherst is to prepare educational leaders who can promote social diversity and social justice in educational settings through the development of theoretical and practical knowledge, empirical research, and the use of effective social justice education practices.

Overview

Degree Requirements

Applicants of the Social Justice Education program of the University of Massachusetts Amherst are expected to show evidence of applied social justice experience, at least one semester of which is supervised. Examples might include classroom teaching, peer education programs, mediation teams, residence assistants, or community outreach programs. Applicants may also have certification in teaching, school counseling, and special education or school administration. Evidence of at least one full year's work experience in a social justice-related area beyond the bachelor's degree is strongly preferred.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Justice Issues in Education
  • Contemporary and Historical Constructions of Social Justice Education
  • Oppression & Education
  • Curriculum Design and Facilitation in Social Justice Education
  • Multicultural Group Processes: Self/Other Awareness in groups
  • Social Justice Education Teaching & Reflective Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • Personal statement describing the applicant's prior experience with social justice education, professional objectives relevant to social justice education, and a description of what they hope to achieve through completion of the master’s program
  • Official Transcripts
  • Full résumé
  • 3 letters of recommendation (at least one faculty member)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10040 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    20080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10040 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    9342 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4671 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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Social Justice Education
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