M.A. On Campus

Educational Studies

University of Cincinnati

12 months
26644 USD/year
26644 USD/year
14902 USD/year
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The Master of Arts in Educational Studies at the University of Cincinnati is a multi-disciplinary graduate degree program designed to provide students with greater understanding of the foundations of education, learning, development, and research in education and social change. 


Students of the Educational Studies program offered by the University of Cincinnati will choose a concentration in Higher Education Administration, Educational Psychology and Child Study, Applied Research Methods, and Foundations of Education and Social Change.

Career prospects

The Higher Education Administration concentration is designed to advance the careers, leadership competencies, and knowledge base of local, regional, and national college and university administrators, academic and student affairs professionals, and for-profit academic administrators. Additionally, individuals from other non-profit backgrounds seeking career advancement opportunities in the field of higher education will benefit from earning a degree in Higher Education Administration. The concentration focuses on content that higher education leaders and college and university administrators are required to be knowledgeable in, as well as, provide students with foundational knowledge and innovative solutions that build stronger academic and postsecondary institutions.

Within the Educational Psychology and Child Study concentration, students will gain expertise in developmental learning sciences (human learning and development; cognitive and developmental psychology) and the developmental study of children.  

Within the Applied Research Methods concentration, students will learn the understanding, application and development of quantitative methodologies and/or mixed research as tools to gather evidence in the field of education and other social and behavioral sciences. Students may also acquire certificates in Assessment and Evaluation, Developmental and Learning Sciences, or others depending on academic interests. Note: certificates may require additional coursework.  Students interested in the Applied Research Methods concentration may pursue coursework that prepare them to be a methodologist or a researcher.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Studies
  • Research Methodology
  • Statistical Data Analysis I
  • Organization and Administration in Higher Education
  • Finance in Higher Education
  • Governance & Policymaking in Higher Education
  • Legal Issues and Law in Higher Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International students are encouraged to apply for fall admission.


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Goal Statement
  • International student applicants are required to provide specific information about their transcripts or degree programs to facilitate the applicant review process, including transcript translation and evaluation by a recognized translation/evaluation agency. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26644 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 26644 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    26644 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26644 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14902 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14902 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Cincinnati

1000 - 1650 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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