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The University of Alabama

Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Technology Studies

Tuscaloosa, AL

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Overview

The University of Alabama / Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Technology Studies is located in Tuscaloosa, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Educational administration
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Educational administration
Master of Arts (MA) Educational leadership
Master of Arts (MA) Higher education administration
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Instructional leadership
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Educational leadership
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Higher education administration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Instructional leadership
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Higher education administration

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 21
Doctoral Degrees 56
Other Advanced Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Comp Exam Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Other Advanced Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Comp Exam Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

122
Applied
94
Accepted
67
Enrolled
77%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

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 July 14
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

388
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.32%
Black or African American 27.32%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.52%
Asian 0.52%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.26%
Two or more races 2.84%
Unknown 0.26%

Gender

Male (29%)
Female (70%)

Faculty

43
Total faculty
Full-time - 41
Part-time - 2
Male (16)
Female (27)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Higher education, curriculum, instructional supervision, educational policy, foundations of education, technology studies, data-based decision-making, college teaching
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
34,628

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 870302
Tuscaloosa, AL  35487
United States
Contact Dr. Frankie Laanan
Department Head and Professor
Email: laanan@ua.edu
Phone: 205-348-5811
Fax: 205-348-2161

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