MEd, Educational Foundations

The next cohort will begin Fall 2026

How to Apply Instructions

To apply to the Masters in Educational Foundations Global Perspectives on Educational Policy and Practice program, follow these steps: 

  1. You must first submit an application to the UH Manoa Graduate Division office here. When completing your application, make sure to select “Masters in Education.”
  2. To complete your application, you must pay a $100 application fee and submit your transcripts for any colleges/universities you attended outside of the UH system. Transcripts may be unofficial, but please keep in mind that official transcripts will be required if you are accepted into the program. More information on the application may be found on the Graduate Division Site.

In addition to completing your application through Graduate Division, you must also submit the following supplementary materials to our office via Mākālei:

  • Resume
  • Statement of objectives (Note: Be sure to indicate that you are applying to the M.Ed. in Global Perspectives on Educational Policy and Practice. Failure to do so may result in the application being routed incorrectly.)
  • Two letters of recommendation

All materials should be submitted through our Mākālei system. The letters of recommendation need to be submitted by the recommenders themselves and should be on letterhead with the recommender’s signature. Your recommenders will receive an email on how to submit their letters.