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University of Houston

Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

Houston, TX

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Overview

University of Houston / Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies is located in Houston, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Education (M Ed) Higher education
Master of Education (M Ed) Historical, social, and cultural foundations of education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Administration and supervision
Master of Education (M Ed) Administration and supervision

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 78
Doctoral Degrees 18

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comprehensive exam or thesis
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

213
Applied
166
Accepted
87
Enrolled
78%

Applying

80
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline October 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.6, 3 letters of recommendation, resume/vitae, goal statement
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.6, 3 letters of recommendation, resume/vitae, goal statement, writing sample, interview

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

325
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 25.85%
Black or African American 31.69%
White or Caucasian 33%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.62%
Asian 3.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.46%
Unknown 1.54%

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 2
Male (8)
Female (14)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Change, supervision, multiculturalism, evaluation, policy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
220,018

Location & Contact

Address 3657 Cullen Blvd. Farish Fall, Suite 112
Houston, TX  77204
United States
Contact Dr. Catherine Horn
Dean
Email: clhorn2@uh.edu
Phone: 713-743-5032
Fax: 713-743-8650

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