M.S.Ed. On Campus

Education Policy

University of Pennsylvania

12 months
55552 USD/year
55552 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Education Policy program of University of Pennsylvania trains students in research methods and the philosophical, economic, and political aspects of education policy.


Key facts:

  • The graduates of the Education Policy program of University of Pennsylvania go on to take leading roles in such organizations as federal and state education departments and education policy research institutes.
  • The one-year M.S.Ed. degree in Education Policy requires 10 courses of approved graduate work beyond the baccalaureate degree. Students in the program usually complete courses in a 4/4/2 pattern; i.e., four courses in each of the Fall and Spring semesters and two during the Summer term. Students must complete the Education Policy Research Practicum (EDUC 711) during the Spring semester in order to complete the degree. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sociology of Education
  • American Education Reform: History, Policy, Practice
  • School & Society
  • Philosophy of Education Policy
  • Economic Aspects of Education Policy
  • Applied Research Methods to Inform Policy and Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of Purpose & Résumé
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • Official Test Scores
  • Application Fee
  • Online Application

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    55552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27776 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    55552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27776 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

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


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