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Educational Leadership (K-12)

University of New Orleans

M.Ed.
24 months
Duration
13678 USD/year
9108 USD/year
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The Master’s of Education in Educational Leadership program prepares candidates for leadership roles in PK-12 schools and leads to both a Master’s of Education degree and an Educational Leader certificate from the Louisiana Department of Education.

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Overview

The programme

  • The Master’s of Education in Educational Leadership program is 36 credit hours and focuses on the knowledge, skills, and dispositions associated with effective educational leadership of PK-12 schools.
  • The program of study is divided into 3 Levels. The program begins in Level 1 with coursework and field experiences that are aligned with requirements for the Teacher Leader endorsement from the Louisiana Department of Education. Following a performance review, candidates enter Level 2 of the program and complete professional coursework and field experience aligned with the national, state, and unit standards associated with teaching educational leadership. During Level 3, candidates complete 2 semester-long internships.
  • The program, candidates record site and grade level placements of field experiences in their Live Text electronic portfolio. These records are assessed at each transition review by program faculty to ensure that candidates are developing a balanced set of field experiences that include work with diverse faculty and students in school settings. The program of study is fully aligned with the certification requirements of the Louisiana Department of Education.

Programme Structure

  • The Master’s of Education in Educational Leadership program represents a performance-based model of personnel preparation and is divided into 3 Levels. 
  • The first two levels require field experience associated with the completed coursework. Information on the field experience requirements of each course in the program of study may be found in the course syllabus. 
  • Following the completion of coursework and a successful performance review, candidates complete two semesters of clinical practice in an approved school setting.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Following are the minimum requirements for program entry:

  • Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Possession of a standard teacher’s license
  • Three years of experience as a licensed public classroom teacher or equivalent
  • Overall undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5
  • Submission of GRE score earned within the last five years
  • Submission of a current resume and letter of recommendation/support from the individual’s principal or district level supervisor
  • Demonstration of writing proficiency through responding to a prompt
  • Interview with faculty.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13678 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13678 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    9108 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9108 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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