Education Specialist in Administration, Planning & Policy
University of Massachusetts-Lowell

Program Details

The Online Ed.S. in Administration, Planning and Policy is designed to meet the needs of experienced practitioners who already hold a M.Ed. in a field other than educational administration. Each candidate for the Ed.S. in Administration, Planning and Policy is required to have at least five full years of current K-12 teaching experience in order to enter the program. This program does not lead to licensure.


This program requires field experience.

  • Two-page statement in which you describe your educational philosophy and reasons for seeking entry to the degree
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Proof of professional teaching status or GRE scores (general test)
  • All official transcripts
  • Applicants should have at least five years of full-time experience in a K-12 school or a related setting

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education