24 months
1115 USD/credit 16725 USD/year
1115 USD/credit 16725 USD/year
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The graduate Early Childhood Leadership and Advocacy program at the University of Dayton is designed for experienced early childhood professionals who wish to advance the knowledge and skills required to be effective leaders and advocates in the field of early care and education.

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Key facts:

  • The Early Childhood Leadership and Advocacy  Program at the University of Dayton  content can be applied by program administrators, supervisors, teacher leaders and advocates in a variety of settings where professionals work with and advocate for young children and their families.

  • All coursework is available online and is designed for individuals who seek a part-time, web-based program. A selection of traditional onsite courses is also available.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Becoming a Master Educator
  • Philosophical Studies in Education
  • Perspectives on Educational Research
  • Action Research in Practice
  • Teacher Leaders Using Data for Decision Making
  • Educational Leadership
  • Supervision & Professional Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official academic records of all previously attended colleges or universities must be submitted directly from the colleges or universities to the Office of Graduate Admission Processing. Hand-carried transcripts, official copies marked Issued to Student and unofficial copies are not acceptable.
  • Three letters of recommendation from professors or employers.
    • A personal statement or résumé.
    • Transcripts from previously attended institutions
    • Results from the GRE or MAT are required for applicants with an undergraduate grade-point average below 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16725 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1115 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    16725 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1115 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Dayton

880 - 1352 USD /month
Living costs

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


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