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Northern Illinois University

Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations

De Kalb, IL

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Overview

Northern Illinois University / Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations is located in De Kalb, IL.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) School business management
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Educational psychology
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Educational psychology
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Educational administration
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Foundations of education
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Educational administration
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Educational administration

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 47
Doctoral Degrees 28
Other Advanced Degrees 20

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Candidacy exam, dissertation defense

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

76
Applied
61
Accepted
26
Enrolled
80%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75, 3.2 graduate
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75 (undergraduate), 3.2 (graduate)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

252
Total Graduate Students
95%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
4%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.37%
Black or African American 7.54%
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.57%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (62%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 0
Male (11)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Interpersonal forgiveness, learner-centered education, psychedelic studies, senior theory, professional growth
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address De Kalb, IL  60115-2854
United States
Contact Carolyn V. Schee
Chair
Email: lepf@niu.edu
Phone: 815-753-4404