M.S.Ed in History and Philosophy of Education

History, Philosophy, and Policy in Education

M.S.Ed. in History and Philosophy of Education

Understand how yesterday’s policies shape today’s classrooms.

In this program you’ll have the opportunity for growth in fundamental abilities that contribute clarity of direction and purpose to the professional tasks of educators.

Inquire into the historical roots of educational policies and problems and explore the relationship between educational philosophies and the practices and policies of educational and other social institutions.

This 36 credit-hour master's degree is often a step toward the doctorate.

  • Application Deadlines
    Starting SemesterDeadline
    Fall Mar 1
    Spring Nov 1
    Summer Mar 1
    International students are encouraged to apply early to allow extra time for their materials to arrive.
  • Admission Requirements

    In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Graduate Studies Office will accept unofficial transcripts and self-reported test scores for admission reviews. Any admission made with these documents would be conditioned on receipt of official documents, which should be provided as soon as possible.

    Note: If you are currently enrolled or have applied in the past year, you should qualify for an application fee waiver. Click here for criteria and how to obtain the waiver.

    1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
    2. Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 out of 4.00
    3. Completed online application that includes:
      • Personal statement
      • Resume (required from international students only)
      • Two letters of recommendation
      • GRE scores are required only if applicant does not have a degree from an accredited U.S. institution
      • Minimum 79 TOEFL score or minimum 6.5 IELTS score (international students only)

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  • Program Requirements
  • Tuition and Fees

    Per credit hour

    IN Resident$450.93

    *Does not include fees, which will vary depending on the number of credits enrolled. Find more information and calculate your expected costs at Student Central.

  • Funding
    • Learn about the variety of fellowships and assistantships available to graduate students.
    • Visit Student Central for information about financial assistance.
    • Consult your employer about the availability of tuition reimbursement or tuition assistance programs.
    • Active duty military, veterans, and military families should visit the Center for Veteran and Military Students to take full advantage of available financial assistance and educational benefits.
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Associate Professor

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History of education
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Associate Professor of Philosophy of Education

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History of Education

Andrea Walton
ED 4218
(812) 856-8358

Philosophy of Education

Quentin Wheeler-Bell
ED 4236
(812) 856-8385

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