Educational Leadership, Master | North Dakota State University | Fargo, United States
12 months
Duration
709 USD/credit 22688 USD/year
607 USD/credit 19424 USD/year
405 USD/credit 12960 USD/year
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About

The principal purpose of the Educational Leadership program at North Dakota State University is to provide professional and/or academic preparation for individuals interested in leadership roles in K-12 and higher education settings.

Overview

Program Description

Degrees offered in the Educational Leadership program at North Dakota State University include a 32-credit Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Educational Leadership – K-12 Leadership and a 36-credit Master of Education (M.Ed.) or Master of Science (M.S.) in Educational Leadership - Higher Education Administration.

K-12 Leadership

The K-12 Leadership option is designed to transform your passion for education using the professional and organizational skills necessary for leadership that focuses on student success. Graduates from this program have the knowledge, skills, and experiences to lead others through informed decision-making and collaboration.

The K-12 Leadership program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and approved by the North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board. Changes in national and state legislation, standards, or rules can affect academic program requirements.

Higher Education Administration

The Higher Education Administration option is designed to provide the foundations of practice, research and theory of higher education and student affairs essential for leadership in post-secondary contexts. Graduates from this program have the knowledge, skills, and experiences to become change-agents on college and university campuses.

Programme Structure

  • The Master of Science (M.S.) and the Education Specialist (Ed.S.) degrees require a disquisition. 
  • The Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree is a non-disquisition, practitioner-oriented degree. 
  • Programs vary in their requirements for a written comprehensive exam or a portfolio/oral. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Priority Deadline: February 1
  • Final deadline: April 1

Credits

32 SCH
  • 32 - 36

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts of all previous collegiate work, including one verifying graduation with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution;
  • A cumulative baccalaureate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale;
  • Resume including credentials, licenses and certificates;
  • Two references that evaluate the applicant's potential for success as a graduate student in the chosen master's degree program and as an educational leader; and
  • A leadership essay.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22688 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 709 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    19424 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 607 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 405 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Fargo

870 - 1260 USD /month
Living costs

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

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.

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