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Education Policy and Planning

University of Texas at Austin

M.Ed.
24 months
Duration
18032 USD/year
18032 USD/year
9274 USD/year
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About

The Department of Educational Leadership and Policy offers graduate programs that develop thought leaders and administrators for public school, college, and university settings. These master’s and doctoral programs focus on current and important topics, and the policies that positively influence modern education.

Overview

The Educational Policy & Planning (EPP) Program prepares the next generation of scholars, researchers, and analysts who will significantly and positively change public education.

Our master’s program (M.Ed.) trains students in education policy analysis. Students gain a theoretical foundation in policy implementation, politics, school law, poverty and educational policy, and critical policy analysis. Our program prepares students for careers as policy analysts, researchers in the public and private sectors, and for entry into a doctoral program in educational policy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Educational Policy
  • Policy Implementation Seminar
  • School Law
  • Critical Policy Analysis
  • Poverty and Educational Policy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An official score for the Graduate Record Examinations General Test (GRE), unless otherwise specified by the graduate program to which the student is applying. International students whose native language is not English must also submit scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
  • Adequate subject preparation for the proposed major. Evidence of adequate preparation varies by program, but examples include letters of reference, auditions, samples of work, and personal statements
  • A grade point average of at least 3.00 in upper-division (junior- and senior-level) coursework and in any graduate work already completed.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18032 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9016 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    18032 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9016 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    9274 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4637 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Education Policy and Planning
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University of Texas at Austin

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