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Compare 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 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 Latvia

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

Masters in Education Policy.

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.The students’ communication languages are English and Spanish. Knowledge of other languages is welcomed and integrated. Studies are implemented in the e-learning environment, as well as in presence meetings (for students registered at the University of Latvia who cannot come to and stay in Latvia, studies are provided online).The studies provide the following opportunities:... [-]

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