Students who complete the Education Policy and Evaluation graduate program go on to make an impact in local, state and national educational institutions and agencies. With a strong understanding of pressing educational policy issues, our graduates influence generations of future students.
Our Education Policy and Evaluation graduate program trains you to develop, implement, analyze and evaluate federal, state and local educational policies. Students investigate avenues such as charter schools, urban education reform, school finance, teacher quality, accountability, diversity, to name a few.
We offer both a master’s (M.S.) and doctoral (Ph.D.) program in Education Policy and Evaluation. In the master’s program, students gain an understanding of current issues facing the field. The doctoral program focuses on creating unique research and advancing educational policy conversations. Regardless of which education policy graduate program you choose, you’ll be well equipped for a meaningful career.
In order to meet minimum University admission requirements, an applicant must have:
Verbal – 149
Quantitative – 147
Analytical Writing – 3.5
TOEFL (paper-based) – 550
TOEFL (internet-based) – 80
IELTS – 6.5
MELAB – 77
Florida State University
Office of Admissions
282 Champions Way
P.O. Box 3062400
Tallahassee, FL 32306-2400
For this program, supporting documents must be uploaded to the Admissions Application Portal:
Please note: the program codes you will select in the application for this program are as follows:
Florida Residency Form: If you are a Florida resident, you must complete the Florida Residency Affidavit even if you were previously designated a Florida Resident by the University. If you do not complete this form, you will be classified as a non-Florida resident for tuition purposes.
Limitless opportunities to teach, conduct influential research, develop groundbreaking policy, and analyze existing or future policies at local, state, and national educational agencies await graduates of our Education Policy & Evaluation programs.
As of 2010, the median pay for policy analysts is $51,380 a year. For university or college professors, the Bureau predicts a 17% increase in jobs by 2020; totaling 305,700 jobs in the 2010-2020 time span. The median pay is $62,050 per year.