Academic Departments

Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education

734.764.9472 | Room 2117 |

For more than five decades, CSHPE has been one of the nation's premier preparation programs for higher education leadership. The research and teaching of the scholars who comprise the center focus on issues affecting higher education from the perspectives of organizational behavior and management, public policy, academic affairs, student development, assessment, and evaluation. Read more »

Combined Program in Education and Psychology

734.763.0680 | Room 1413 |

The scholars in CPEP are committed to the use and application of psychological science to understanding and solving educational problems. Focuses include human development, cognitive and learning sciences, motivation and self-regulated learning, and resilience and development. Read more »

Educational Studies

734.763.9497 | Room and/or

The faculty and researchers affiliated with the Educational Studies program equip scholars and educators with the critical knowledge and skills to lead in tackling the educational issues that confront the United States. The program focuses on the improvement of K-12 education through research and scholarship on educational practice and through the preparation of knowledgeable, skillful, and thoughtful teachers and education administrators. Read more »

Joint Program in English and Education

734.763.6643, fax 734.936.1606 | Room 4204 |

This joint doctoral program draws upon resources in both the Department of English Language and Literature in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts and the School of Education. The program emphasizes research traditions and methods appropriate to study in the discipline of English as well as those customarily followed in the study of educational issues to prepare students with prior teaching experience to assume positions as professors of English and/or professors of education. Read more »

Teacher Education

734.615.1528 | Room 1228 |

Our teacher education programs prepare people to teach in K-12 public and private schools. Students engage in intensive, guided experiences in a variety of urban, suburban, and rural K-12 classrooms in conjunction with a carefully designed sequence of professional coursework drawing on the best in current and historical educational thought and practice. We want beginning teachers who are capable of and committed to a lifetime of inquiry in teaching and to a powerful education for all students in our diverse society. Read more »

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