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Doctor of Education in Leadership in Schooling / STEM

Program Details

UMass Lowell's Leadership in Schooling Ed.D. STEM Option, is designed for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) educators who wish advance their skills as researchers and instructional leaders of PK-12 programs. Individuals who work in STEM fields in higher education may also find the program of value, but must recognize that the leadership aspects are focused on PK-12.


  • 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.