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University of Utah

Department of Educational Leadership and Policy

Salt Lake City, UT

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Overview

University of Utah / Department of Educational Leadership and Policy is located in Salt Lake City, UT, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Administration/Doctor of Philosophy (MPA/PhD)
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Educational leadership and policy K-12
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Educational leadership and policy Higher education administration
Master of Education (M Ed) K-12 teacher instructional leadership
Master of Education (M Ed) Student affairs
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Educational leadership and policy
Master of Education (M Ed) K-12 school administration

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 64
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Internship, capstone
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (taken with five years of applying)
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

181
Applied
124
Accepted
90
Enrolled
69%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
Winter deadline February 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, valid bachelor's degree, 3 years' teaching or leadership experience, Level 1 or 2 UT educator's license (for K-12 programs only)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (taken with five years of applying)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, valid master's degree

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$34,220
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

245
Total Graduate Students
75%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
24%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.8%
Black or African American 5.71%
White or Caucasian 69%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.04%
Asian 2.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.82%
Two or more races 1.63%
Unknown 7.76%

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 2
Male (3)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Education accountability, college student diversity, K-12 educational administration and school leadership, student affairs, higher education
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address SAEC Room 2220
1721 Campus Center Drive
Salt Lake City, UT  84084
United States
Contact Dr. Gerardo Lopez
Chair
Email: gerardo.lopez@utah.edu
Phone: 801-581-6971
Fax: 801-585-6756