The Department of Educational Policy and Community Studies provides students with an understanding of urban educational issues, with a focus on the historical, political, economic and socio-cultural contexts of communities, schools and society. Join our program and explore the causes of inequality in urban communities and schools and learn about strategies for addressing urban challenges.
Optional Submajors and Certificates:
Optional Focus Areas:
Community Empowerment and Change
Community Partnerships and Engagement
Race, Class, and Gender in Education
Have questions about a program or looking for academic or career advice? Our advisors are here to help. Community education majors are assigned to faculty advisors in Educational Policy and Community Studies. The department also offers drop-in advising for new students, transfer students, current students and students seeking information about the program. For graduate programs, we assign individual faculty advisors at admission.
Graduate Project Assistantships
Interested in reducing the cost of your degree while gaining valuable experience for your resume? Learn more about Graduate Project Assistantships by visiting the Scholarships & Assistantships webpage.
For more information or questions about the program
(414) 229- 4721
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Department of Educational Policy & Community Studies
School of Education
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201