Master of Education in Urban Education (URBNEDU M ED)

39 Credits


The Master of Urban Education prepares teachers to meet the educational demands of urban settings. The program emphasizes culturally sound teaching strategies in urban classrooms to foster student success. The coursework is complemented by clinical classroom observation, which allows faculty to provide immediate feedback on the skills that matter most in effective teaching. Davenport's program fosters community partnerships to help teachers develop the relationships conducive for effective teaching in urban environments.

Admissions Checklist
In order to qualify:

Fill out the Davenport Application for Admissions.

Candidates must have a bachelor's degree or above with a 3.0 GPA and pass the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC) Basic Skills exam as well as a subject area competency exam.

Two (2) signed professional recommendation forms and one personal recommendation form are required.

A current resume/CV must be submitted and it should include prior employment experience, educational background, and any organizational affiliations.

Statement of purpose (refer to the statement of purpose form in the admission packet).

Participate in an interview with the College of Urban Education (CUE) Admission Committee -  to be scheduled by Davenport upon submission of the completed application.

Which class should I take? When should I take it?

See our Recommended Program Sequences: