Educational Administration and Policy Studies Master of Science in Educational Administration Program

This master's program is introductory to the study of educational administration and policy studies. It closely resembles the existing advanced program sequences, however, and students who complete this program and who are accepted in the advanced programs may do so with a minimum loss of credit.

The program requires a minimum of 36 credits of graduate credit distributed as follows:

  1. Core requirements (9 credits): Aps 600, 601, and 660.
  2. Concentration (9 credits) chosen from the above list.
  3. Support discipline courses (6 credits minimum);
  4. Additional education and elective courses (9 credits) to support the chosen concentration, the statistics requirement by either taking an approved quantitative research methods course (e.g. Aps 614 or see your advisor for other courses that qualify), or by passing a departmental research methods exam. May include a practicum (2 credits) and an internship (4 credits) for those wishing to qualify for S.A.S. certificate;
  5. Research (3 credits): Aps 680 Seminar or Aps 699 Master's Thesis.