At Brown University, students study education from a variety of disciplinary perspectives, including anthropology, economics, history, political science, psychology, and sociology. The faculty—social scientists, historians, and field-based experts—teach a wide array of undergraduate courses that comprise the Education Studies Concentration, lead two graduate programs (Master of Arts in Teaching and Urban Education Policy), and conduct research on important educational issues.

Graduate Programs Application Now Open

The 2015-2016 admissions cycle for the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Program and the Master's Program in Urban Education Policy (UEP) has begun. Apply online at the Graduate School Website.


Fall Information Sessions/Open Houses



Monday, November 10, 2014  12-1:30pm

Saturday, December 6, 2014  11am-1pm

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Saturday, November 1, 2014  9am-3pm
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Fall Graduate School Fairs
Admissions representatives and recent alumni are on the road. Find out more about the UEP and MAT programs in a city near you. 


Lecturer/Director of Elementary Education


Brown University’s Department of Education seeks an outstanding teacher and teacher educator to serve as a Lecturer and Director of the Elementary Education Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Program. The Director of Elementary Education provides leadership, teaching, supervision, and advising to a cohort of candidates in an intensive one-year MAT Program. The selected applicant will also teach an undergraduate course in Education based on departmental need and applicant expertise. See below for full ad.