M.Ed. On Campus

Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

12 months
665 USD/credit 14630 USD/year
665 USD/credit 14630 USD/year
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Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from University of Richmond is designed for educators seeking an administration/supervision endorsement for leading a public school in Virginia along with those who seek positions of leadership in nonpublic schools. 


At Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from University of Richmond developing effective school leaders requires combining teaching of leadership theory with practical application through real-world experiences. As a result, all of our core classes are complemented by a relevant practicum.

Graduates with Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from University of Richmond will:

  • become qualified students
  • have a strong foundational knowledge in K-12 education

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Leadership Studies
  • Data for Decision-Making
  • Leading and Supervising Instruction
  • Communicating and Leading
  • School Law and Ethics
  • Reflective Leadership Seminar 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


22 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A graduate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university (or international equivalent)
  • A grade point average of 3.0 or higher on all college or university academic work attempted. Students who do not meet grade point average requirements may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Successful interview with the program director or designee
  • Written statement of your professional intent and rationale for obtaining a degree in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 665 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    14630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 665 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Richmond

1071 - 1750 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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