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Multicultural Education

Master of Education

The Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Multicultural Education program prepares educators to proactively support the changing demographic of school-aged children. Through this thirty-three (33) credit program, students will learn concepts of legal, historical, and philosophical foundations of multicultural education through narratives and community-based experiences before they choose their concentration in Equity in Education, Special Education, or English as a Second Language (ESL). 

With the addition of the Multicultural Education program, Kutztown University enhances the already robust and award-winning selection of graduate education programs and courses that are offered completely online, allowing for enrollment from anywhere.

Career Paths

Graduates of this very versatile and unique program can pursue careers in:

  • Teaching
  • School Administration
  • Curriculum Design
  • Community or Government Agencies
  • Two or four-year institutions of higher education

For certified teachers, program options will enable graduates to earn additional certification in Special Education, PreK-12 or Educational Specialist Certification in Teaching English as a Second Language.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Multicultural Education (M.Ed.)

    The M.Ed. in Multicultural Education at Kutztown University offers advanced study on methods that serve diverse learners in the classroom and beyond. It also allows educators and those in related fields to enhance their knowledge, skills and dispositions to work more effectively with individuals from various backgrounds. 

    The program will help teachers, administrators, school staff, and other practitioners to:

    • Understand how diversity and equity relate to learning, leadership, and pedagogy
    • Examine intersections of disability, race, gender, sexual orientation, language, social class, and poverty
    • Engage effectively with others to improve instruction, promote equity, and act as change agents in their schools and communities

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