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The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Program in Educational Leadership

Birmingham, AL

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Overview

The University of Alabama at Birmingham / Program in Educational Leadership is located in Birmingham, AL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Education (Ed D)
Master of Arts in Education (MA Ed)
Specialist in Education (Ed S)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 31
Doctoral Degrees 8
Other Advanced Degrees 28

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam MAT
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam MAT (at or above 50th percentile)
Thesis Required
Other Advanced Degrees Entrance Exam MAT (minimum score of 388)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 years' teaching, interview
Doctoral Degree Exam MAT (at or above 50th percentile)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, Ed S in educational leadership, school leadership experience, references, writing sample
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, master's degree or Class A certification, references

Student Body

153
Total Graduate Students
98%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
1%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 28.1%
White or Caucasian 69%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.65%
Unknown 1.31%

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

4
Total faculty
Full-time - 4
Part-time - 0
Male (3)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Roles of assistant principals; mission, vision, and values of K-12; bullying
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL  35294
United States
Contact Dr. Kristi Menear
Chair
Email: kmenear@uab.edu
Phone: 205-975-7409
Fax: 205-975-8040