MPES Training Program

MPES offers Ph.D. students an integrated training in preparation to do rigorous and relevant research in education.

The components include the following:

  • a unified program of required and optional coursework across a variety of areas. For a detailed list of courses, see here: MPES Required Courses
  • a research apprenticeship with affiliated faculty
  • bimonthly seminars on education research
  • a practicum experience designed to address applied research questions in Evanston Township High School
  • an optional summer internship at the American Institutes for Research in downtown Chicago
  • up to 3 years of graduate student tuition and $30,000 annual stipend
  • funding to support research and travel