Frequently Asked Questions
Applications are accepted twice per year, with deadlines of November 15 for the spring semester and May 15 for the fall semester.
Up to nine credits of relevant coursework may be transferred into the MEd. program with the permission of the student’s advisor and the Graduate College. Courses must be completed within five years and related to the overall goals of the Leadership Program. This includes courses taken prior to admission in the Leadership Program either at another institution, or at UVM (Continuing Ed.). There is the possibility of transferring an extra six credits if they are at UVM the immediate preceding semester to matriculation.
Most of our students attend on a part-time basis (one or two courses per semester), completing their core courses and electives within two to three years.
The maximum number of years to complete the MEd is five years.
There are fifteen hours of required core courses taken in the program. Core courses are taught no more than one evening per week (4:00-7:00 p.m.). These courses are EDLP 300, 310, 320, and EDFS 209 (or EDLP 340) and 322.
Currently, the core courses are offered on weekday evenings from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
While some courses are offered in hybrid format, solely on-line courses are not offered for the MEd. program.
Tuition costs for 2018/19, for Graduate credit, is $683/credit hour for in-state students, and $1720/credit hour for out-of-state students. For a chart of graduate tuition and fees broken down by credit hours, please click here.
Students are required to complete 15 hours of core courses, and a minimum of 18 further hours (more for licensure candidates) including an internship, as well as an action research project. The program culminates in an oral examination/presentation of the action research project.