The Education Department of Tarbiat Modares University was established in 1987. At the beginning, it offered a graduate program in the field of history and philosophy of education, and then it offered doctoral degree in philosophy of education and curriculum development.
One of the main goals of the department of Education has been the training of graduates who can fulfill the needs of the community for specialized and experienced staff in the educational and training fields of various organizations, such as ministry of education and universities. This department is also concerned with conducting fundamental research on the basic issues of education, including issues related to curriculum development and philosophy of education in line with the current situation and the perspectives and challenges faced by educational systems (ministry of education and higher education system) and directing the students to follow the above mentioned policies in their theses and dissertations.