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Master of Education in Education Policy

Full Time / 1 Year / Seattle

Engage, Innovate, Lead

The Master of Education in Education Policy program is on hiatus and will not be offered for the 2023-24 academic year. Applications are not being accepted at this time.

Education policy experts work at the forefront of change, tackling the most complex challenges facing education today. The intensive Master of Education in Education Policy (MEP) program at the University of Washington gives you the academic foundation and hands-on policy experience to become a successful leader in the field.


Alumni from the UW Master of Education in Education Policy describe the curriculum and how the program helps students advance their careers.

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Earn a Master’s in One Year

Take advantage of afternoon and evening classes and an intensive curriculum to complete your master’s degree at the UW in 12 months.

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Jillian Killby

Gain Real-World Experience

Apply what you learn in the classroom out in the field through a two-quarter, 150-hour internship, working closely with an education policy mentor.

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MEP students in Olympia

Make a Difference

Gain the knowledge and skills you need to make an impact on our P-20 public education systems and improve the outcomes for all students.

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Learn From the Experts

Study with leading policy scholars and practitioners at the top-ranked UW College of Education and develop valuable professional connections.

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