• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

The Education Leadership program offered at George Mason University emphasizes an understanding of the complexities of change in schools, communities, and organizations. 

Participants are expected to develop and demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to create and maintain learning environments that value diversity, continual knowledge acquisition, instructional leadership, innovative and ethical decision making, reflective practice, and successful achievement of all school-aged youth.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leading Schools and Communities
  • Education Law
  • Managing Financial and Human Resources
  • Curriculum Development and Evaluation
  • Supervision and Evaluation of Instruction
  • Organizational Theory and Leadership
  • Using Research to Lead School Improvement
  • Internship in Educational Leadership

              Detailed Programme Facts

              • Programme intensity Full-time
                • Full-time duration 12 months
              • Credits
                30 alternative credits
              • Languages
                • English
              • Delivery mode
                On Campus
              • More information Go to the programme website

              English Language Requirements

              You only need to take one of these language tests:

              • Minimum required score:

                88

                The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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              • Minimum required score:

                570

                The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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              • Minimum required score:

                6.5

                The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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              Academic Requirements

              You need the following GPA score:

              Required score: 3

              Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

              Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

              General Requirements

              • Completed online application for graduate study and application fee
              • An earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education, or international equivalent, verified from copies of unofficial transcripts uploaded to the online application
              • Copies of unofficial university transcripts and any earned degree
              • All transcripts from colleges or universities outside the United States must be translated into English
              • Verification of English language proficiency.
              • Official GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MAT or other official test scores

              Tuition Fee

              • International

                27720 USD/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 27720 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
              • National

                11736 USD/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 11736 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
              We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

              Living costs for Fairfax

              • 1330 - 2300 USD/month
                Living Costs

              The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

              Funding

              Check the programme website for information about funding options.

              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.

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