Education Specialist in Administration, Planning and Policy, Ed.S

About: 

UMass Lowell's online Education Specialist in Administration, Planning and Policy program is designed to meet the needs of experienced practitioners who already hold a master's degree in education in a field other than educational administration. Each candidate for the Ed.S. in Administration, Planning and Policy is required to have at least five years of current K-12 teaching experience in order to enter the program. This program does not lead to licensure.

Students are admitted into a Summer, Fall or Spring cohort and courses are taken in a specific sequence. Sequences will be provided upon admission.

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Tuition/Fees: 
Type of Fee Amount
Fee Per Credit $470
Registration Fee Per Semester $30
Returned Check Fee Per Semester* $30
Graduate Degree Application Fee $50
Total for Course** $1,440 ($470 x 3 credits = $1,410+ $30 registration fee per semester)

*Applicable when check is returned unpaid.

**Courses can vary from one to six credits; this total represents a standard three-credit course.

For registration information, visit UMass Lowell's website.

Accreditation: 

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).

 

Admissions: 

Applications can be completed and submitted at any time during the year. Admission to a degree program at the Educational Specialist level requires a master's degree in education from an accredited college or university or a master's degree in a closely related field of study, with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0. Additionally, applicants should have at least five years of full-time experience in a K-12 school or a related setting. 

For more information about UMass Lowell's graduate admissions process, visit uml.edu/grad.

Financial Aid: 

Availability of financial aid varies depending on matriculation and course status. Please contact the Financial Aid Office at 978-934-4220 to determine eligibility.

 

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Contact: 
UMass Lowell College of Education
Phone: 
978-934-4600
Campus: 
Lowell
Level: 
Graduate
Type: 
Master's Degree
Credits: 
30
Tuition Per Credit: 
$470
Format: 
Online
Subject: 
Education