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Administrative Leadership (Emphasis on Educational Administration & Supervision), M.Sc.

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University rank #401 (WUR) , WI,
The Department of Administrative Leadership offers a graduate program of studies with two emphases: (1) educational administration and supervision and (2) adult, continuing, and higher education administration.


The concentration in educational administration and supervision prepares the student for a career as a school district administrator, elementary, middle, or secondary school administrator, director of special education and pupil services, school business manager, or curriculum director. Through this program of studies, the student can fulfill professional education requirements for administrative and supervisory licenses in Wisconsin and most other states.

The concentration in adult, continuing, and higher education administration prepares the student for positions of administration and leadership in business, community, and higher education environments. These environments can allow the student obtain careers as adult educators, trainers, human resource directors and administrators in vocational and technical education, university extension, continuing professional education; student advisors, managers of support programs for traditionally underrepresented students, student housing specialists, student programming specialists, business managers, and administrative positions at all levels of postsecondary education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Study Abroad: (Subtitled)
  • Administration of American Public Schools
  • Introduction to Group Leadership
  • Introduction to Adult Education Practice
  • Leadership and Management of Volunteer Programs
  • The Educational Dimensions of Practice with Older Adults
  • Foundations and Philosophy of WTCS in Wisconsin
  • Supervision and Planning for Vocational and Technical Education
  • Adult Literacy and Workforce Development
  • Current Topics in Administrative Leadership: (Subtitled)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 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

Applicants for admission to the UWM Graduate School must have the following:

  • A baccalaureate degree, or its equivalent as determined by the UWM Center on International Education, from a regionally accredited institution, completed before the first term of enrollment in the Graduate School. Students applying to approved integrated bachelor’s/master’s programs are exempt from this requirement.
  • Proficiency in the English language.
  • A minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale, or an equivalent measure on a grading system that does not use a 4.0 scale. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24898 USD/year
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  • National

    24898 USD/year
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  • In-State

    11861 USD/year
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  • 1066 - 1770 USD/month
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