The University of Massachusetts Lowell's Ed.D. degrees offer professional educators the opportunity to complete a terminal degree. Graduates are able to pursue leadership roles in K-12 districts or instructional roles in education departments in higher education. These programs emphasize the development of thoughtful and reflective scholar practitioners. Please note that this degree does not lead to licensure.
Must have a master of education degree or master's degree in a field relevant to PK-12 education. A two-page admission essay. Three letters of recommendation. All official transcripts.
Note: For this program there is a one-week, on campus summer residency required each year.
Accreditation & Licensing
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is not presently accepting applications or registrations for online courses, degrees or certificate programs from residents of Arkansas, Kansas or Minnesota. Due to recent legislative changes the University of Massachusetts Lowell is not seeking state authorization to offer online programs in those states. State and federal laws require colleges and universities to receive state authorization to offer online programs in states other than their own.
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