Don’t Just Study Problems: Solve Them

The Department of Educational Policy and Community Studies provides students with a deeper understanding of urban educational issues with a focus on the historical, political, economic and socio-cultural context of communities, schools and society.

Our Programs


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.

Contact Us

For more information or questions about the program

(414) 229- 4721

Mailing Address

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Department of Educational Policy & Community Studies
School of Education
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201