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What will I learn?

The Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development is a leader in advancing knowledge about educational and organizational change in local national, and international contexts. Its research, teaching, and outreach reflect a commitment to interdisciplinary and intercultural engagement with educators, scholars, and policy makers seeking to enhance leadership, policy, and development around the globe. Students in the M.A. and PhD programs choose from one of five complementary but distinct program tracks: education policy and leadership (EPL), evaluation studies (ES), higher education (HiED), comparative and international development education (CIDE), and human resource development (HRD). Undergraduate programs focus on human resource development and business and marketing education. In addition, the department offers a variety of programs for practicing professionals and various licensure programs.

Intake: Fall

Which department am I in?

College of Education and Human Development

Study options

Full Time (70 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$15,346.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2023

Venue

College of Education and Human Development

104 Burton Hall,

178 Pillsbury Dr. S.E,

MINNEAPOLIS,

Minnesota,

55455, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Anyone who has or will obtain a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in the U.S. or a comparable degree from an officially recognized college or university outside the U.S. may apply for graduate admission. The preferred undergraduate GPA for admittance to the program is 3.40.

For international students

Anyone who has or will obtain a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in the U.S. or a comparable degree from an officially recognized college or university outside the U.S. may apply for graduate admission.

The preferred undergraduate GPA for admittance to the program is 3.00.

English Language Proficiency Requirements: TOEFL iBT – Total Score: 79; Writing Subscore: 21; Reading Subscore: 19; IELTS Academic – Total Score: 6.5; Writing Subscore: 6.5; Reading Subscore: 6.5; Pearson Test of Academic English (PTE Academic) – Total Score: 59; Writing Subscrore: 59; Reading Subscore: 59; Cambridge Assessment English (CAE) C1 Advanced – Total Score: 180; Writing Subscore: 180; Reading Subscore: 180.

Submission of all application materials for all tracks by December 1 is strongly encouraged to ensure priority consideration for assistantships awarded for the next academic year.

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About University of Minnesota

UMN is one of the United States’ top public research institutions, where students gain a world-class education on a historic campus in a vibrant city.

  • 150+ undergraduate and 200+ graduate programs
  • Beautiful campus with the Mississippi River on site
  • World-class academics and close personal support throughout
  • Opportunities for scholarships and financial awards

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