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Northwestern University

Education and Social Policy Program

Evanston, IL


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Northwestern University


Northwestern University / Education and Social Policy Program is located in Evanston, IL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Teacher leadership
Master of Science (MS) Elementary teaching
Master of Science (MS) Secondary teaching

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, Illinois State Board of Education Basic Skills Exam (secondary and elementary)
Research project



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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 16th Not reported No
Winter deadline November 7th Not reported No
Spring deadline February 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, Illinois State Board of Education Basic Skills Exam (secondary and elementary)
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree
Additional Entrance Requirements Bachelor's degree

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 9
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships


Focus of faculty research: Cultural context and literacy, philosophy of education and interpretive discussion, productivity, enhancing research and teaching, motivation, new and junior faculty issues, professional development for K-12 teachers to improve math and science teaching, female/underrepresented students/faculty in STEM disciplines
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 618 Garrett Place
Evanston, IL  60035
United States
Contact Dr. Sophie Haroutunian-Gordon
Director and Professor
Phone: 847-467-1999
Fax: 847-467-2495