The College of Education offers graduate work leading to the Master of Education (Ed.M.), the Master of Arts (M.A.), the Master of Science (M.S.), the Certificate of Advanced Study (C.A.S.), the Doctor of Education (Ed.D.), and the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees. Once a student is admitted to a degree program, information relating to degree progress is available through the Graduate Student Services Office.
Degree requirements in each academic department and in specialized fields or areas in education may extend beyond those of the Graduate College as stated in the Academic Catalog. Requirements specifically pertaining to graduate degrees in education are found in this handbook and in materials available from individual academic departments within the College of Education.
All graduate degrees in education are recommended to and conferred by the Graduate College of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Information on the areas of interest in which graduate degrees may be pursued within the four Education departments can be found on each department’s website.
- Curriculum and Instruction (CI)
- Education Policy, Organization and Leadership (EPOL)
- Educational Psychology (EPSY)
- Special Education (SPED)