Educational Leadership and Administration

Florida State University

M.Ed. Online
24 months
20043 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The mission of Florida State University’s Educational Leadership and Administration (EDA) program is to develop and enhance dynamic, high-performing leadership for the renewal and improvement of educational systems.


In this Educational Leadership and Administration program at Florida State University you will master a core of professional and theoretical knowledge and demonstrate skills in applied research and the practice of leadership. 

Learning outcomes

The program is approved by the Florida Department of Education, incorporates a core of professional knowledge, includes an experiential component, and facilitates mastery of the Florida Principal Leadership Standards in educational leadership. 

Program emphasis includes strong academic training, practical application of content, and mentoring with field experts in today’s changing context of public school administration. Program objectives are drawn from the core content identified by the Florida Principal Leadership Standards, from research and theory on educational leadership, and from collaboration between practitioners and faculty of the department.

Upon completion of the master’s, modified, or specialist program, you will be eligible for a Florida Professional Educator’s Certificate covering Educational Leadership (all levels).

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Leadership for Diversity
  • Teacher Leadership Development
  • Resource Management for Educational Leaders
  • Legal Aspects of Public School Administration
  • Data Driven School Improvement
  • The Principalship
  • Instructional Leadership
  • Planning Effective Instruction
  • Practicum Experiences in Educational Leadership

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits



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.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

To complete the process in the Office of Admissions, applicants must submit the following:

  • An official transcript from each college or university attended.
  • Official nationally standardized graduate admission test scores.
  • The residency form, if applicable.
  • Submit official English Proficiency Test Scores if your native language is not English.
  • Determine if the major/program of interest has a different application deadline and/or additional major/program criteria, e.g., research interests, letters of recommendation, personal statement, interviews/portfolios/auditions, or other factors specified by the program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20043 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20043 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State Rate per credit hour - $215.55
  • Out-of-State Rate per credit hour - $721.10


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.

Getting a Student Visa

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