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Higher Education Administration and Policy

Our Higher Education Administration and Policy masters and certificate programs prepares both new and current higher education professionals to be leaders in the higher education landscape.

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Human Development and Social Policy

Students study the relations between public policy and human development at the undergraduate and doctoral level. 

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Learning and Organizational Change

Our Learning and Organizational Change programs, which include a masters degree program, multiple certificates and executive education options, train students to respond to complex, changing workplaces.

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Learning Sciences

The Learning Sciences offer two doctoral degree programs and two masters degree programs that prepare graduates to advance the understanding and practice of teaching and learning.

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Social and Economic Policy

Northwestern's dual-degree program, jointly designed by SESP and the Department of Economics at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), studies applied economics and its application to real world policies in China and the US.

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Teaching, Learning, and Education

SESP offers four masters in education programs, including Elementary Teaching and Secondary Teaching programs, programs in Educational Studies and Learning Sciences, as well as an Accelerated Masters in Education for Northwestern undergraduates. 

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