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.
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.
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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