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The University of Akron

Department of Educational Foundations and Leadership

Akron, OH

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The University of Akron

Overview

The University of Akron / Department of Educational Foundations and Leadership is located in Akron, OH, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate)
Master of Science (MS) Principalship
Master of Arts (MA) Principalship

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 49
Other Advanced Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Optional
Written comprehensive exam or portfolio assessment

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

41
Applied
38
Accepted
33
Enrolled
93%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75, statement of purpose

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

94
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.19%
Black or African American 13.83%
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (31%)
Female (68%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 0
Male (3)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: K-12 education law, K-12 education leadership, higher education leadership, postsecondary technical education, diversity of learned (K-16 U.S. and international)
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
87,316

Location & Contact

Address 302 Buchtel Common
Akron, OH  44325
United States
Contact Dr. Evonn Welton
Interim Department Chair
Email: ewelton@uakron.edu
Phone: 330-972-6742

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