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University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Department of Educational Leadership and Policy

Buffalo , NY

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University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Overview

University at Buffalo, the State University of New York / Department of Educational Leadership and Policy is located in Buffalo, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Education (Ed M) Education studies
Master of Education (Ed M) Educational administration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Higher education administration
(Certificate) School district business leadership
Master of Arts (MA) Economics and education policy analysis
(Certificate) School building leadership
(Certificate) School district leadership
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Educational administration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Educational culture, policy and society
Master of Education (Ed M) Higher education administration
(Certificate) School business and human resource administration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Educational administration

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 39
Doctoral Degrees 20
Other Advanced Degrees 25

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
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

136
Applied
94
Accepted
53
Enrolled
69%

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 February 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 15th October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Interview, letters of reference
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Writing sample, letters of reference

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

201
Total Graduate Students
9%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.47%
Black or African American 10.45%
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.48%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0.5%
Unknown 7.46%

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Faculty

27
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 11
Male (13)
Female (14)

Research

Focus of faculty research: College access and choice, school leadership preparation and practice, public policy, curriculum and pedagogy, comparative and international education
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
637,951

Location & Contact

Address Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY  14260
United States
Contact Dr. Nathan Daun-Barnett
Department Chair
Email: nbarnett@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-645-1096
Fax: 716-645-2481

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