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10 Masters Programs in Education Policy

Many students pursue a master’s degree to develop advanced skills and gain in-depth knowledge in their chosen field of study. Students may be required to complete undergraduate courses or demonstrate background research or prior training in their field of study. What is a Master in Education Policy? Students pursuing this graduate degree can study organizational development, research methodo… Read more

Many students pursue a master’s degree to develop advanced skills and gain in-depth knowledge in their chosen field of study. Students may be required to complete undergraduate courses or demonstrate background research or prior training in their field of study.

What is a Master in Education Policy? Students pursuing this graduate degree can study organizational development, research methodologies and education planning, with different emphases including how government impacts education, increasing opportunities for students, special education issues, diversity topics, and how family and community can be leveraged to improve education. They also may learn skills for analyzing, implementing and evaluating policies and procedures, and using data to make learning improvements. Human resources, development and leadership courses can also be covered as part of the curriculum. Classes often focus on education and development as they relate to gender, racial, religious and economic differences.

Graduates typically learn advanced planning skills and the ability to implement long-term, complex strategies. They may also learn excellent written and verbal communication skills, and gain the ability to critically analyze important issues that affect multiple parties with diverse backgrounds.

Graduate degree costs can vary depending on the university, its location, and how the courses are delivered. Fees may be paid over different periods of time depending on whether the student is completing classes on a full-time or part-time schedule.

A master’s degree in education policy can lead to a rewarding career that positively impacts students and their educational development. Graduates may become program directors, institutional advancement administrators, or learning specialists at individual schools or for school districts. They may take positions as senior analysts, education liaisons or independent contractors for policy think tanks, regional or federal government agencies, public-private partnerships or private organizations focused on making a difference in education.

Individuals committed to delivering excellent and equitable education may evaluate many options for advanced degrees at local institutions or online from universities in many countries worldwide. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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University of Helsinki
Helsinki , Finland

In the two-year Master’s Program in Changing Education, you get an understanding of education as a dynamic and transformable construct from the individual neural level to glob ... +

In the two-year Master’s Program in Changing Education, you get an understanding of education as a dynamic and transformable construct from the individual neural level to global policies. You also gain the knowledge and skills to analyze, develop, and influence the practices and structures of education systems, institutions, teaching, and pedagogical issues. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2021
15 Jan 2021
Campus
 
University of Groningen
Groningen , Netherlands

According to the MSc in Pedagogical Sciences - Ethics of Education: Philosophy, History and Law students, different disciplines are crossed in the lectures, internship and/or ... +

According to the MSc in Pedagogical Sciences - Ethics of Education: Philosophy, History and Law students, different disciplines are crossed in the lectures, internship and/or master's thesis: history, children's rights and philosophy. In our program, you will learn to understand complex ethical issues in upbringing, education and youth care and to write concrete advice for professional practices. Courses, subjects of the research projects and the internships are closely related to the research and expertise of our teaching staff. Our master is provided by experts from the Educational Sciences sections 'Philosophy and History' and 'Children's Rights'. Also, students from certain countries are eligible for the Orange Knowledge Program grant. -
MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
01 Feb 2021
01 Nov 2020
Campus
 
University of Latvia
Riga , Latvia

The Master's program was created in 2007 by four universities. Coordinating university: National University of Distance Education (Madrid, Spain). Participating universities: ... +

The Master's program was created in 2007 by four universities. Coordinating university: National University of Distance Education (Madrid, Spain). Participating universities: Charles University in Prague (Prague, Czech Republic), University of Latvia (Riga, Latvia), and Ludwigsburg University of Education (Reutlingen, Germany). The program is students’ workplace orientated. Therefore, the target audience is applicants from Latvia, the European Union, and countries worldwide with bachelor's degree in Social, Human and Natural sciences. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad College of Law
Fort Lauderdale , USA

NSU's online Master of Science in Education Law designed specifically for professionals seeking to understand how current and proposed legislation affects the United States ed ... +

NSU's online Master of Science in Education Law designed specifically for professionals seeking to understand how current and proposed legislation affects the United States education system. M.S. in Law students will learn how to identify legal issues affecting students, teachers and school administrators. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development
New York , USA

Change the future of education policy with a career in leadership, politics, and advocacy. In this master of arts program, you'll explore educational politics and policy and t ... +

Change the future of education policy with a career in leadership, politics, and advocacy. In this master of arts program, you'll explore educational politics and policy and the role of educational organizations working with schools and communities, both nationally and internationally. Learn to lead cross-sector, create collaborative networks, and engage in research and policy analysis. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 4 semesters
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Universitat de Vic
Barcelona , Spain

The objective of the master is to train professionals to design, implement and evaluate intervention proposals aimed at facilitating diversity in learning processes in social ... +

The objective of the master is to train professionals to design, implement and evaluate intervention proposals aimed at facilitating diversity in learning processes in social and educational settings for greater inclusion of people. -
Master
Part-time
Spanish
Oct 2020
Online
 
Free International University of Moldova
Chisinau , Moldova

The master's program is oriented to train specialists in the general field of study 011 Educational Sciences. It pursues a series of objectives regarding the training of manag ... +

The master's program is oriented to train specialists in the general field of study 011 Educational Sciences. It pursues a series of objectives regarding the training of managers in educational institutions, correlated with the needs defined by the reforms of the pre-university and university system, with the roles and competencies contemporary educational. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English, Rumenian, Russian, French
Oct 2020
Campus
 
University of Leeds, Faculty of Education, Social Sciences, and Law
Leeds , United Kingdom

This specialist programme is suitable for educators such as teachers, school leaders, lecturers, inspectors, administrators and officials who want to gain an insight into educ ... +

This specialist programme is suitable for educators such as teachers, school leaders, lecturers, inspectors, administrators and officials who want to gain an insight into educational policy issues of current global significance and their implications for the effective leadership of educational institutions. -
MA
Full-time
English (UK)
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Universidad de Leon
León , Spain

We offer specialized training and oriented to exercise the functions of psycho-pedagogical and educational guidance in educational centers and institutions.

We offer specialized training and oriented to exercise the functions of psycho-pedagogical and educational guidance in educational centers and institutions. -
Master
Full-time
Spanish
Campus
 
Florida Christian University
Orlando , USA

Students completing the Master of Science in Education degree will be prepared to learn theories of transformative learning and multiple intelligence theory and their pedagogi ... +

Students completing the Master of Science in Education degree will be prepared to learn theories of transformative learning and multiple intelligence theory and their pedagogical use. They may use different achievements, skills, interests, practices, and perspectives as resources for effective learning and teaching. -
MSc
Full-time
Portuguese (Brazil)
Online
 

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