Urban Education and Leadership Major

A major/degree in Urban Education and Leadership is a program that focuses on issues and problems specific to the educational needs of populations and communities located in metropolitan, inner city, and related areas and prepares individuals to provide educational services and administrative leadership in urban contexts.

Includes instruction in multicultural education, at-risk studies, urban sociology, multilingual education, urban studies and planning, human services, health services and nutrition, cross-cultural communication, diversity studies, safety and security, and urban educational administration and leadership.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Urban Education and Leadership (use the College Search feature and enter "urban education” in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Urban Education and Leadership?

With a major/degree in Urban Education and Leadership, you will be positioning yourself for a career in (but not limited to) public administration, education, housing, city planning, and government.


Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Urban Education and Leadership

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Urban Education and Leadership