BA in Ethnic Studies + MEd in Educational Administration
Typical Length 5 years
The Combined Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree Program in Ethnic Studies and Education Administration (BAM) offers students efficient pathways toward earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Ethnic Studies and a Master’s Degree in Education in five years (in most cases) by double-counting course work at the undergraduate tuition rate.
This pathway is well suited for those interested in entry and mid-level administrative positions in higher education (e.g. student services, housing, financial aid, and admissions).
Students can initially qualify for the program at the beginning of their junior year or in their second to last year prior to completion of their undergraduate studies.
- Have declared Ethnic Studies as an undergraduate major.
- Have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
- Students must complete ES 480 – Oceanic Ethnic Studies: Theory & Methods with a grade of B or better at the beginning of their junior year or in the second to last year prior to completion of their undergraduate studies.
- Submit an Office of Graduate Education (OGE) Application
- Statement of professional objectives and educational background/experience.
- Graduate program Supplemental Information form.
- Resume or Curriculum Vitae
- Three letters of reference. Two letters must come from professors with whom applicant has taken Ethnic Studies or Educational Administration courses. The third letter may be from a professor, instructor, or supervisor in a community or educational setting.
Dr. Roderick Labrador
Associate Professor and Academic Advisor
Department of Ethnic Studies
Phone: (808) 956-6915