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Doctor of Education in Leadership in Schooling

Program Details

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.

Requirements

  • A master's degree
  • A statement of purpose
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts
  • Official test score report

A one-week summer residency is required each year of the program.

Accreditation & Licensing

New England Commission of Higher Education

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) now administers both NCATE and TEAC accreditation. Current accreditation status under NCATE and TEAC for education programs will continue through the accreditation term, during which they will be CAEP Eligible.