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For doctoral students in other departments, the Graduate School's requirement for a doctoral minor may be met by taking courses in educational policy studies. The following policies apply:

  • The minor in educational policy studies shall consist of a minimum of 9 credits of work taken in the department.
  • The specific courses should be approved by a minor advisor on the faculty of the Department of Educational Policy Studies not later than halfway through the minor, and at that point a Minor Agreement form signed by the advisor must be filed with the department.
  • No more than 1 credit of Independent Reading or Research may be approved by the minor advisor as part of the minor. Permission to include more than 1 credit of independent work may be granted only by a vote of the department.
  • The minor professor may approve by transfer up to 6 credits of coursework taken in educational policy studies or educational foundations courses at other institutions; further transfer credits may be granted only by a vote of the department.

Faculty: Professors Bartlett (chair), Kendall, Lee, Nelson, Posey-Maddox, Reese; Associate Professors Claessens, Hora, Schweber, Turner;  Assistant Professors Liu, Odle, Rodriguez-Gomez, Stem.