North Dartmouth, MA
student ratio
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 15
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
7 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • STEM Education And Teacher Development Postbaccalaureate Certificate [education ESL preK-12]
      Postbaccalaureate Certificate [secondary school education]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [mathematics education]
      Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) [middle school education]
      Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) [teaching secondary school education]
    • Educational Leadership Doctor of Education (Ed D) [educational leadership and policy studies]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [educational leadership and policy studies]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 77
    • Doctoral Degrees 12
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


89% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 75
    • Accepted 67
    • Acceptance Rate 89
    • Enrolled 51
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 15th January 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline December 15th November 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesMassachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL) Communication and Literacy Test and Subject Matter Test, statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, and 2 letters of recommendation, official transcripts; copy of Massachusetts Initial License (for professional licensure program only)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE or GMAT, statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, and 3 letters of recommendation, official transcripts; 10-page scholarly writing sample (for educational leadership only)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesstatement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, and 2 letters of recommendation, official transcripts
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 533 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, doctoral support, instructional assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students161
    • Female Percentage60%
    • Male Percentage40%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students161
    • Part-time Percentage74%
    • Full-time Percentage26%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian76%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown or International Student7%


  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty22
    • Full-time Percentage59%
    • Part-time Percentage41%
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchRole of metacognition in advanced mathematical thinking, education reform, curricular theory, higher education policy, qualitative methods, reading/special education, English education, development of specialized knowledge for science teaching
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,875,000

Location & Contact

School of Education

College of Arts and Sciences
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300
United States

Amy Shapiro

Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Phone: 508-910-9101-
Fax: 508-999-9125

Steven Briggs

Director of Marketing and Recruitment for Graduate Studies

Phone: 508-999-8604
Fax: 508-999-8183

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