Urban Education MEd

Understand the social context of urban schools, historical and contemporary reform efforts, and the challenges and possibilities of urban schooling by pursuing a Master of Education in Urban Education. Become an engaged practitioner and leader by thinking critically about issues of policy and practice. Develop tools for creating change within schools and beyond.

This master’s degree focuses on reducing inequality and emphasizes social justice. Temple’s urban location and dedication to strengthening college access and affordability make it an exemplary location for studying urban education.

Culminating Work

The culminating event for this master’s degree is a capstone project designed by the student with guidance and support from a mentor.

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Tuition & Fees

In keeping with Temple’s commitment to access and affordability, the Master of Education program offers a competitive level of tuition with multiple opportunities for financial support.

Tuition rates are set annually by the university and are affected by multiple factors, including program degree level (undergraduate or graduate), course load (full- or part-time), in-state or out-of-state residency and more. Learn more about our tuition and fees.

These tuition costs apply to the 2017–2018 academic year.

Pennsylvania resident: $898.00 per credit
Out-of-state: $1,231.00 per credit

Student Clubs & Organizations

Find peer support and leadership opportunities while tackling the challenges of your program by joining organizations such as the ones below.


For more information about this program, the College of Education, how to apply for admission, and your application status, contact Enrollment Management.

Enrollment Management
Ritter Annex 150
1301 Cecil B. Moore Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone: 215-204-8011
Email: educate@temple.edu


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