Economics and Education EdM

Master of Education in Economics and Education


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Admissions Information

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Master of Education

  • Points/Credits: 60
  • Entry Terms: Fall

Application Deadlines

Entry Term AvailablePriority DeadlinesFinal DeadlinesExtended Deadlines
SpringN/AN/AN/A
SummerN/AN/AN/A
FallJanuary 15, 2024April 1, 2024N/A

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Application Requirements

 Requirement
 Online Degree Application, including Statement of Purpose and Resume
 Transcripts and/or Course-by-Course Evaluations for all Undergraduate/Graduate Coursework Completed
 Results from an accepted English Proficiency Exam (if applicable)
 $75 Application Fee
 Two (2) Letters of Recommendation

Additional Degree Information

Requirements from the TC Catalog (AY 2023-2024)

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This 60-point degree program is intended for individuals who already have a graduate degree in a related field, and who would like to build upon that foundation with additional training in Economics and Education. Required coursework mirrors the requirements for the M.A. degree but gives students room to take more advanced courses in the economics and education concentration and related degree Programs (including the other Programs in EPSA as well as relevant courses in other Departments/Programs). https://www.tc.columbia.edu/education-policy- and-social-analysis/economics-and-education/degrees/master-of- education-in-economics-and-education-econ/

All applications to enter the degree program are evaluated on an individual and holistic basis. However, the curriculum of the program assumes that students have some previous coursework (at least at the undergraduate level) in economics and basic statistics, possess intellectual maturity, and demonstrate an interest in education policy and practice. Compelling applications for admission demonstrate the applicant’s capacity for success and also clearly explain how the Economics and Education curriculum fits with the applicant’s past experiences and future goals.

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