M.Sc. On Campus

Educational Leadership

The City University of New York

12 months
855 USD/credit 30780 USD/year
855 USD/credit 30780 USD/year
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This Educational Leadership master's degree program at The City University of New York prepares students for leadership careers in public and private pre-K-12 education.


Educational Leadership Students at The City University of New York who successfully complete the three-semester, 36-credit program become simultaneously eligible for both the New York State School Building Leader (SBL) and School District Leader (SDL) certificates. 


The educational leadership program's curriculum is uniquely structured in both scope and sequence to combine small-group, cohort-based colloquiums with content in management and instructional leadership.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • School-Community Relations
  • Supervision of Instruction
  • School Instruction and Curriculum Development, Innovation, and Evaluation
  • Colloquium in Educational Leadership
  • Management and Finance Functions in Educational Leadership

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts from all postsecondary institutions attended (applicants who earned a bachelor's degree outside the United States need to submit a 'Course by Course International Transcript Evaluation.')
  • Two letters of recommendation from supervisors
  • Resume or CV
  • Copy of New York State or other state teaching certificate.
  • In a personal statement of approximately 750 words, explain your reasons for pursuing a degree in educational leadership; address evidence of professional effectiveness in your current position; and describe your leadership vision and professional goals.
  • F-1 or J-1 international students must submit English Proficiency Exam.
  • Applicants will be interviewed.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    30780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    30780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • Local students: $5,545 / semester

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 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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