Studyportals

Principalship

The University of Akron

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
747 USD/credit
747 USD/credit
442 USD/credit
Unknown
Tuition fee
Anytime
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

The Principalship program of The University of Akron prepares candidates for Ohio state principalship license through a masters degree and post-masters component.

Overview

This rigorous Principalship program of The University of Akron prepares candidates to meet national standards for educational administration. These standards are currently used by Ohio (and over 30 other states) to evaluate educational administrators. These standards are based on the Interstate School Leadership Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) (Council, 1996). These ISLLC standards as used by the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) (National Policy Board, 2002) in cooperation with the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education to accredit educational administration programs.

The principalship program requires that candidates be able to demonstrate knowledge, skills and dispositions as outlined in the Ohio Principalship Standards and the Educational Leadership Licensure Consortium. The standards are assessed as part of coursework and require that candidates in the program are able to demonstrate leadership in their schools. Program courses are designed so that a candidate begins the study of school leadership in ways that can be balanced with classroom teaching responsibilities. Read more.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophies of Education
  • Seminar in Educational Psychology
  • Using Research to Inform Practice
  • Organizational Leadership
  • School Contexts and Community Involvement
  • School Law

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.75

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applications to the master’s program in Principalship must be completed and submitted at least six weeks (domestic) or six months (international) before the beginning of the term for which admission is sought in order to allow for adequate processing time. 
  • Applicants must have a 2.75 or higher undergraduate cumulative grade point average to be fully admitted. 
  • Applicants must also hold a valid Ohio teaching license for a minimum of two to three years.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    747 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 747 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    747 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 747 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    442 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 442 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Principalship
-
The University of Akron

Wishlist