Temple University

College of Education

Urban Education


1801 North Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19122

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D.-Urban Education, Ed.M.-Urban Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Urban Education program is an interdisciplinary program with a social justice orientation. It emphasizes the complexity of the relationships between urban schools and the political, economic, and historic factors that affect urban life more broadly. The program is designed to prepare students for a variety of careers related to urban educational settings.  It addresses the needs of school-based educators as well as other professionals involved in community-based education and other non-school-based educational activities. Students gain a broad knowledge of issues in urban education with an emphasis on the integration of theory and practice and a commitment to equity and social justice. The curriculum is designed to provide students with relevant skills and knowledge while pursuing an area of interest. The Ph.D. program emphasizes strong research and analytical skills.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

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