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Full time Online Duration: 3 Years
The Leadership in Schooling Ed.D. offers the following options:
The Leadership in Schooling Ed.D. requires 42 credits of study beyond the master's, Ed.S. or CAGS. All courses are fully online. Candidates are admitted in the summer to their cohort and are expected to take 2 courses each semester, summer, fall and spring. Additionally, candidates must attend a one-week, summer residency each year they are in the program.
Also required are:
Courses may include:
For more information including course listings and degree pathways, visit the Graduate Catalog.
Please note, F1 student visas are not issued for this program since it is offered exclusively online.
See the Graduate Catalog for additional admissions requirements.
Email Ed.D. coordinator, Stacy Szczesiul, or visit Graduate Admissions for more information.
Students can earn their doctorate at UMass Lowell for roughly $24,500*:
For more information, visit Tuition & Fees for Graduate, Online & Professional Studies.
Financial assistance options include:
U.S. residents are eligible to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to qualify for loans and other grant programs.
Leadership in Schooling program Associate Prof. Phitsamay Uy, Ed.D. is a national expert on immigrant and refugee communities, especially those of Southeast Asian descent. In a briefing before Congress in 2018, she points out that, out of 5.5 million ELLs in the U.S., “following Spanish, the second and third most-spoken language….Number two is Vietnamese, and number three is Hmong.” She brings attention and scholarly research toward addressing their educational needs.