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Graduate students

Educational Policy, Master of Arts in Educational Studies

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Interdisciplinary in nature, Educational Policy helps students develop the skills to understand, analyze, evaluate and write about policy processes and issues in education that are designed to drive practical improvements in education settings at all levels. 

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Career Paths 

Students at Research Forum
Research Analyst
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Policy Analyst
institutional researchers
System Data Analyst
Educational Administration
Education Administrator
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Degree Requirements 

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Prerequisites

Bachelor’s degree

Test scores: No GRE required

Minimum Program hours

30

Deadline to apply

December 1 

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Program start

Autumn Semester 

Additional Application Requirements

Academic Writing Sample

Special Statement of Intent

  1. What motivates you to pursue a degree in Educational Policy from OSU?
  2. How will a degree in Educational Policy support your professional goals or career aspirations?
  3. What area of research in Educational Policy are you most interested in exploring and why?
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