332
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Hood College / Department of Education is located in Frederick, MD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Educational leadership
Master of Science (MS) Education, multidisciplinary studies
Master of Science (MS) Curriculum and instruction Special education
Master of Science (MS) Curriculum and instruction Elementary education
Master of Science (MS) Curriculum and instruction Elementary science and mathematics education
Master of Science (MS) Curriculum and instruction Secondary education
(Certificate) STEM education
(Certificate) Educational leadership
Master of Science (MS) Reading specialization

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 53
Other Advanced Degrees 58

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Action research project, portfolio (for reading specialization)
Other Advanced Degrees STEM capstone activity

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

76
Applied
76
Accepted
63
Enrolled
100%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 15th August 5th Yes
Spring deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75, teaching certification, writing sample during interview, letter of recommendation from principal (for educational leadership program only)
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 575
TOEFL IBT score: 89
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$16,740
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

332
Total Graduate Students
99%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
Not Reported
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.22%
Black or African American 10.54%
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.71%
Unknown 3.01%

Gender

Male (19%)
Female (80%)

Faculty

41
Total faculty
Full-time (6)
Part-time (35)
Male (10)
Female (31)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Leadership, action research, brain research, learning styles
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 401 Rosemont Avenue
Frederick, MD  21701-8575
United States
Contact Dr. April M. Boulton
Dean of the Graduate School
Email: gofurther@hood.edu
Phone: 301-696-3612