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University of Massachusetts Amherst

Program in Education

Amherst, MA

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University of Massachusetts Amherst

Overview

University of Massachusetts Amherst / Program in Education is located in Amherst, MA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Research, educational measurement and psychometrics
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Mathematics, science, and learning technologies
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Special education
Master of Education (M Ed) Bilingual, English as a second language, and multicultural education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Social justice education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Educational policy and leadership
Master of Education (M Ed) Learning, media and technology
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Children, families and schools
Specialist in Education (Ed S) School psychology
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Learning, media and technology
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Teacher education and school improvement
Master of Education (M Ed) Higher education
Master of Education (M Ed) Social justice education
Master of Education (M Ed) Early childhood and elementary teacher education
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Social justice education
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Science education
Master of Education (M Ed) Special education
Master of Education (M Ed) Secondary teacher education
Specialist in Education (Ed S) School counselor education
Master of Education (M Ed) International education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Teacher education and school improvement
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Children, families and schools
Master of Education (M Ed) School counselor education
Master of Education (M Ed) Educational leadership
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Language, literacy and culture
Master of Education (M Ed) Reading and writing
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Special education
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Bilingual, English as a second language, and multicultural education
Master of Education (M Ed) Child study and early education

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 161
Doctoral Degrees 37
Other Advanced Degrees 26

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

597
Applied
315
Accepted
173
Enrolled
53%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 2nd January 2nd No

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 2
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

605
Total Graduate Students
41%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
58%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.94%
Black or African American 6.45%
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.83%
Asian 2.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.82%
Unknown 6.94%

Gender

Male (28%)
Female (71%)

Faculty

99
Total faculty
Full-time - 99
Part-time - 0
Male (42)
Female (57)

Location & Contact

Address Amherst, MA  01003
United States
Contact Dr. Linda L. Griffin
Graduate Program Director
Phone: 413-545-6984
Fax: 413-545-1523