ECPS Program Goals

Through our PhD program in educational culture, policy and society, your goal is to develop high-level content knowledge and research skills through a series of:

  1. Rigorous content knowledge courses (e.g., Sociological Bases in Education; Sociology of School Knowledge; Education and Socialization; Education and Social Stratification, among others)
  2. Rigorous courses aimed at developing high-level skills in empirical research methods relevant to our broad field (e.g., Qualitative Research in Education I and II; Fundamentals of Educational Research; Statistical Inference I and II; Large-scale Data Analysis, among others)