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Ph.D. Offered: Yes

Master's Offered: Master of Science (M.S.), Masters of Education (M.Ed.)

Online Degrees: Masters of Education (M.Ed.)

Area(s) of Specialization (will appear on all ISU transcripts after graduation): Student Affairs (M.Ed.); Special Education (practitioner) (M.Ed.); Historical Philosophical and Comparative Studies in Education (M.Ed., M.S.); Higher Education (M.Ed., M.S.); Elementary Education (M.Ed., M.S.); Educational Administration (M.Ed., M.S.); Curriculum and Instructional Technology (M.Ed., M.S., Ph.D.); Counselor Education (M.Ed., M.S.); Mathematics Licensure (M.Ed.); Special Education (M.S.); Research and Evaluation (M.S.); Educational Leadership (Ph.D.);

Area(s) of Emphasis (for program use only): Community College Leadership - Ph.D., M.S., M.Ed., Curriculum and Instructional Technology - Ph.D., M.S., M.Ed., Educational Administration - Ph.D., M.S., M.Ed., Higher Education - Ph.D., M.S., M.Ed., Higher Education Administration - Ph.D., Leadership and Learning - M.Ed. (fall admission only), Literacy Education - Ph.D., M.S., M.Ed., Mathematics Education - Ph.D., M.S., M.Ed., Multicultural Education - Ph.D., M.S., M.Ed., Science Education - Ph.D., M.A.T., M.S., M.Ed., Social Foundations of Education - Ph.D., M.S., M.Ed., Social Studies Education - Ph.D., M.S., M.Ed., Special Education - Ph.D., M.S., M.Ed, Student Affairs - M.Ed. (fall admission only)

Ph.D. Degree Outcomes

Master's Degree Outcomes

Career Placement Outcomes

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Contact: Robyn Goldy
Phone: 515-294-1241
E-mail Address:


ISU-wide: Academic Records, GPA, Statement of Purpose, Letters of Recommendation

Application Deadlines: December 1 for summer and fall admission, September 1 for spring admission, February 1 for summer admission to M.A.T. in Science Education and M.Ed. in Math Education for teacher licensure

Program Requires GRE: Yes

Program Requires GMAT : No

Note: The GRE is only required for our Ph.D. and Teacher Licensure applicants. All other master's programs do not require the GRE.
Ph.D. Applicants Only: 2-3 page statement of intent
Ph.D. Applicants Only: scholarly writing sample

Additional International Requirements:

English Proficiency Minimum:

TOEFL Paper (PBT) 560
TOEFL Internet (iBT) 83
PTE 56

Program Will Review Without TOEFL or IELTS: No

Financial Statement: Application

Mailing Address if needed:

Robyn Goldy
1620F Lagomarcino Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011