147
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Georgia State University / Department of Educational Policy Studies is located in Atlanta, GA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Educational research
Master of Science (MS) Social foundations of education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social foundations of education
Master of Science (MS) Educational research
Master of Education (M Ed) Educational leadership Educational leadership
Master of Education (M Ed) Educational leadership Urban teacher leadership
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Educational leadership Educational leadership
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Educational leadership Educational leadership

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 21
Other Advanced Degrees 22

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

68
Applied
29
Accepted
22
Enrolled
43%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements MAT
Additional Entrance Requirements MAT

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

147
Total Graduate Students
62%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
37%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.8%
Black or African American 45.58%
White or Caucasian 42%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.36%
Unknown 1.36%

Gender

Male (31%)
Female (68%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time (20)
Part-time (0)
Male (6)
Female (14)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Social and cultural influences on schools, equity and social justice, research methodology, program evaluation, leadership and instruction in schools
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 33 Gilmer Street
Atlanta, GA  30302-3083
United States
Contact Dr. Bill Curlette
Chair
Email: wcurlette@gsu.edu
Phone: 404-413-8030
Fax: 404-413-8003