12 months
Duration
1187 USD/credit 35610 USD/year
1109 USD/credit 33270 USD/year
468 USD/credit 14040 USD/year
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About

This master degree program at Educational Leadership at The University of Alabama at Birmingham is designed for teachers who wish to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to lead an Alabama PK-12 school as a curriculum/instructional leader or as an assistant principal or principal. 

Overview

Students in this Educational Leadership program from The University of Alabama at Birmingham will broaden and deepen their theoretical and practical understanding of education leadership and hone their leadership capabilities. 

Our long-standing school district partners contribute to all aspects of the program, including admissions, program design, syllabi for new courses, mentoring, student assessment, co-teaching of courses, and exit evaluations of the master's degree candidates. University-based field supervisors and faculty-trained school principals provide support for and mentor our graduate students.

Key Features 

  • Our long-standing school district partners contribute to all aspects of the program, including admissions, program design, syllabi for new courses, mentoring, student assessment, co-teaching of courses, and exit evaluations of the master's degree candidates. 
  • University-based field supervisors and faculty-trained school principals provide support for and mentor our graduate students.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Driven Decision Making for School Improvement
  • Field Experiences in Data Driven Decision Making for School Improvement
  • Best Practices in Instructional Leadership for Diverse Populations
  • Field Experiences in Best Practices in Instructional Leadership for Diverse Populations
  • Foundations of Instructional Leadership
  • Field Experiences in Foundations of Instructional Leadership

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be eligible for the master's program, applicants must have a minimum of three years of full-time classroom teaching experience, a valid Class B certification in an instructional or instructional support area from the Alabama State Department of Education, a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution, and a minimum GPA of 2.5 out of 4.0. 
  • Prospective students must apply through the UAB Graduate School and submit (a) an official transcript, (b) three letters of recommendation (one of which must be from the applicant's current administrator or supervisor), (c) an MAT or GRE score, (d) a resume, (e) a writing sample, (f) a Supplemental EXP form certifying a minimum of three years of teaching experience, and (g) an admissions portfolio. An admissions interview is also required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35610 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1187 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    33270 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1109 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 468 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

1019 - 1648 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.

Our partners

Educational Leadership
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The University of Alabama at Birmingham

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