Educational Administration and Policy Studies MS
This master's program is introductory to the study of educational administration and policy studies. The mission of the Department of Educational Administration & Policy Studies (EAPS) in the School of Education at the University at Albany is to enhance the understanding and practice of leading educational organizations and policy analysis across all levels of education. The faculty are regionally, nationally, and internationally recognized experts in educational policy as well as elementary, secondary, and postsecondary school management and leadership.
Educational Administration & Policy Studies
School or College:
School of Education
Transcripts, 3 Letters of recommendation and cover form, Statement of goals, Resume, Educational Leadership Essay (see Special Notes below)
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Cannot use letters, statement of goals or resume submitted for a prior application. The letter of recommendation form MUST be submitted. Late applications will be considered on a case by case basis.
Please type one essay of no more than 800 words each from among the three possible topics below:
i. Summarize the leadership activities in which you have been involved in recent years and explain how these experiences reflect your vision of and capacity for leadership.
ii. Identify a problem or challenge in a school, school-related organization, or your professional life generally and write an analysis in which you assess the issues(s), describe effective strategies for addressing the issue(s), and make clear the implications for the exercise of effective leadership in the situation.
iii. Describe a problem of educational policy decision-making, policy content, or policy implementation, and explain how a deeper understanding of policy or the policy process could improve the situation.
Higher Education Leadership, School Leadership, Educational Policy
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