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Education Policy

Teachers College at Columbia University

12 months
1913 USD/credit 63129 USD/year
1913 USD/credit 63129 USD/year
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The 33-credit M.A. Education Policy degree from Teachers College at Columbia University aims to build a cadre of education policy experts whose deep grounding in a range of educational policy issues is matched by their understanding of the policy process and the tools of policy analysis. 


The Education Policy degree at Teachers College at Columbia University is focused on the preparation of policy analysts, policy advocates, and education researchers. 


  • The program develops students’ knowledge and skills by drawing on interdisciplinary policy studies, the social science disciplines of economics, law, politics, and sociology, and substantive content on policies and practice in early childhood education, K-12 education, higher education, law and education, and data analysis, and research methods.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Data Analysis for Policy and Decision Making 
  • Education Policy and the Management of Instruction
  • Higher Education and the Law
  • Higher Education Policy
  • Comprehensive Educational Opportunity
  • Politics and Public Policy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Degree Application, including Statement of Purpose and Resume
  • Transcripts and/or Course-by-Course Evaluations for all Undergraduate/Graduate Coursework Completed
  • Results from an accepted English Proficiency Exam (if applicable)
  • $65 Application Fee
  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation, one (1) of which should be academic
  • GRE General Test

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    63129 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1913 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    63129 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1913 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 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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