Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
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Overview
Social and philosophical foundations of education is a program that focuses on the systematic study of education as a social and cultural institution, and the educational process as an object of humanistic inquiry. includes instruction in such subjects as the philosophy of education, history of education, educational literature, educational anthropology, sociology of education, economics and politics of education, educational policy studies, and studies of education in relation to specific populations, issues, social phenomena, and types of work.
Current award levels
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01002003004005001-2 Year CertificateBachelor's DegreePostbaccalaureate CertMaster's DegreePost-master's CertResearch Doctorate
Race/origin of recent graduates
Here is an overview of race/origin for all social and philosophical foundations of education graduates from this last academic year. We found a higher percentage of international graduates in this program than in 66% of other programs.
Race/Origin
White
Black
Pacific Islander
Hispanic
Asian
American Indian
Multiracial
Not Reported
International
Context: Percentage of Minority Graduates
Minority students comprise a higher percentage of graduates than in 67% of other programs.
Gender
Of all people with any degree in social and philosophical foundations of education earned in the last academic year, 74% were women.
Gender
Men
Women
Context: Percentage women
This is a higher percentage of women than 75% of other programs.
Employment
All of the following employment data applies to people holding a bachelor's degree in social and philosophical foundations of education.
Context: Self Employed Workers
About NaN% of workers who earned a bachelor's in social and philosophical foundations of education are self-employed.
Completions History
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School
State
Total enrollment
Student to Full-time Faculty Ratio
Average Net Price
Repayment Rate
6-year Completion Rate
Arizona State University - Tempe
AZ
43,108
24.9
$12,947
69%
67%
Ashford University
CA
31,885
193.0
$18,469
38%
25%
Central Connecticut State University
CT
8,245
21.6
$15,860
74%
57%
Columbia University in the City of New York
NY
8,358
18.7
$22,824
86%
90%
DePaul University
IL
14,957
22.4
$32,927
72%
65%
Drury University
MO
2,824
25.3
$19,706
62%
53%
Eastern Mennonite University
VA
1,156
14.1
$23,952
91%
74%
Eastern Michigan University
MI
14,512
22.3
$14,090
62%
53%
Florida Atlantic University
FL
21,540
32.8
$10,100
68%
58%
Florida State University
FL
32,195
27.5
$16,450
78%
80%
Georgia State University
GA
22,758
24.9
$15,350
57%
54%
Hope International University
CA
703
32.0
$25,150
67%
42%
Indiana University - Bloomington
IN
34,145
20.8
$12,488
84%
79%
Kent State University at Kent
OH
21,380
27.6
$18,156
66%
60%
Lorain County Community College
OH
6,596
52.8
$3,489
47%
20%
Loyola University Chicago
IL
11,355
18.6
$34,526
86%
74%
Michigan State University
MI
37,175
18.3
$16,684
83%
80%
New York University
NY
28,166
16.3
$36,256
86%
84%
Northern Illinois University
IL
12,607
19.1
$19,379
76%
49%
Northwestern University
IL
8,648
13.2
$26,099
92%
93%
Graduate program details
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Many schools provide information to Peterson's about their graduate programs, and Ididio has licensed that data to share with you. The data is reported by program name and subject, and we have worked to match that data with the standard "CIP" titles that are the basis of these program pages. Please be aware that only a subset of all possible graduate programs share the details about financial support and admissions numbers with Peterson's. To see a complete list of schools who have graduated students with this degree, the previous section is much more reliable; however, this is a great place to look for a hint of schools that may offer financial support. You can see more details about each school's graduate programs in the Programs Offered section within that school's Ididio page.

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Program
State
Total applicants
Percentage Admitted
Application Fee
Grad students with aid
Georgia State University
Program in Social Foundations of Education (Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy)
GA
$50
Rutgers University - New Brunswick
Program in Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education (Master of Education, Doctor of Education)
NJ
27
63%
$65
University of Kansas
Education Leadership and Policy Program (Master of Science in Education, Doctor of Philosophy)
KS
66
68%
$65
Explore similar programs

Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education is part of a larger collection of programs: Education Administration and Theory. Is there a different program that's close to Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education that might be a better match for your interests? You can use this table to see a little about the programs that fall under this umbrella. If you click on any of the table headers, that will sort the table by that column, or click on a row and see Ididio's profile for that program.

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Graduates
Award Levels
Less than Bachelor's
Bachelor's
Graduate
Gender
Men
Women
Race/Origin
White
Minority
International
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