Educational Leadership

The City University of New York

12 months
855 USD/credit
855 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The City University of New York implemented a cohort instructional model in its Educational Leadership program. The Educational Leadership is an engaging, collaborative learning process. It has several advantages.


The City University of New York students expand their knowledge and skills in the theory, research and practice of educational leadership with a curricula focus on organizational development, building learning communities, models of supervision, educational policy, team building, staff development, and the critical analysis and application of educational research as applied to instructional leadership.

Learning outcomes

All Educational Leadership program students are expected to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to obtain the commitment of other individuals in their school community to the philosophy, vision, mission, and values of the school. The pedagogical strategies employed by the program faculty to achieve the program outcomes include case study analysis, problem-based learning activities, simulations, action research and structured opportunities for reflection.

Programs in Educational Leadership are designed to develop educational leaders and change agents who will accept roles as reflective and effective scholar-practitioners.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • School-Community Building
  • Instructional Leadership
  • School Management
  • School Law
  • Dynamics of Educational Organizations
  • Moral Dimensions of Leadership

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution.
  • A Master's Degree with a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average.
  • State certification as a teacher, guidance counselor, school psychologist, school social worker or other appropriate certification.
  • Three years of teaching or relevant educational work experience including the ability to fulfill leadership roles.
  • Three completed School of Education recommendation forms.
  • Satisfactory completion of an interview and on-site essay.
  • Submission of official transcripts.
  • Evidence of strong potential for professional work in administration.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    855 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 855 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    855 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 855 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • Local students: $5,545 / semester


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Educational Leadership
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