A global philosophy, uniquely DePaul
In the Value-Creating Education for Global Citizenship degree program, you’ll learn Soka, the early 20th-century educational philosophy of Japanese educators Tsunesaburo Makiguchi, Josei Toda and Daisaku Ikeda.
This program will prepare you to bring new focus and energy to your current school and join the global community of Soka, or “value-creating” educators. It is the only program of its kind in the world and provides a truly unique educational experience.
All courses are offered exclusively online. This degree program can be completed in under two years.
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A world of connections at your fingertips
By studying exclusively online, you’ll gain access to the knowledge and experiences of educators around the world. Instructors, students, theories and resources connected through a common mission. All without leaving your home.
Applications are reviewed on a continuous basis. Priority deadlines for scholarships are as follows:
- Fall: August 15
- Winter: December 1
- Spring: March 1
- Summer: May 1
Submit an online application, official transcripts, letters of recommendation, résumé, personal statement and writing sample.
You will complete 12 courses dedicated to the teachings of Makiguchi, Toda and Ikeda, as well as one education elective.
Soka experts from around the world
You’ll study with award-winning author and founding director of the Value-Creating Education for Global Citizenship program, Associate Professor Jason Goulah. His books include “Daisaku Ikeda, Language and Education,” which received the 2015 AESA Critics Choice Book Award, “Makiguchi Tsunesaburo in the Context of Language, Identity and Education,” and “Makiguchi Tsunesaburo (1871–1944): Educational Philosophy in Context” (with Andrew Gebert).
“DePaul is the only school forward-thinking enough to offer the Value-Creating Education for Global Citizenship program.”
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Your degree connects you with a global community of Soka scholars and educators. These connections are only possible through the Value-Creating Education for Global Citizenship program, the only program of its kind in the world.
Graduate school is an investment in your future. Learn more about the financial aid and scholarship opportunities available to you.
For more information about applying, contact The Office of Graduate Admission for DePaul’s College of Education at (773) 325-4405 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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