The Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation offers programs leading to degrees in the Master of Science (M.S.) in Higher Education, M.S. in Social and Philosophical Studies in Education, M.S. in Research Methods in Education, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Studies in Higher Education, and the Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Educational Policy Studies, Measurement, and Evaluation. The department also participates in the College of Education’s Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Education Sciences degree program with strands in Philosophical and Cultural Inquiry and Educational Evaluation and Policy. Additionally, the department offers graduate certificates in Research Methods in Education and International Education. The department has periodically offered an Ed.D. Cohort program in collaboration with the Kentucky Community and Technical College System.
What you will study
The Educational Policy Studies MSc program offered at University of Kentucky works well as a foundation for doctoral study. When focused with an approved “topical major,” the degree may also serve a variety of career and academic purposes. Students following this degree program may engage in the study of the history, sociology, philosophy, and comparative international analyses of education. This degree also provides students with a core suite of policy analysis tools, including courses in quantitative and qualitative research methods.
- Social Policy Issues and Education
- Philosophy of Education
- Education and Culture
- Historical & Philosophical
- Cultural & Comparative
- Social & Political
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesEducation Educational Research Educational Psychology View 376 other Masters in Educational Research in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- CV (optional): Please include work history, any certifications/licensures, publications and research, and hobbies or special interests.
- Personal Statement: Why do you want to study in this department. What brings you, autobiographically to this point in your life? What aspects of the program interest you? What questions, issues, or areas of inquiry would you like to explore while taking the classes? And what do you plan to do with your degree upon completion? Your statement should be approximately 500 words.
- Two letters of recommendation
International33548 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33548 USD per year during 12 months.
National33548 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33548 USD per year during 12 months.
In-State13674 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13674 USD per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Lexington-Fayette
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