M.Ed. On Campus

Educational Leadership

University of Alaska Anchorage

12 months
1079 USD/credit 37765 USD/year
1079 USD/credit 37765 USD/year
513 USD/credit 17955 USD/year
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The MEd in Educational Leadership at University of Alaska Anchorage is designed for individuals seeking advanced professional preparation to become school leaders. The program specifically prepares individuals for principal or teacher leadership positions. 


Program Student Learning Outcomes

Student learning outcomes for the Educational Leadership at University of Alaska Anchorage are based on the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) Standards for School Leaders. Students who complete the Educational Leadership degree program will be able to:

  • Facilitate the development, implementation, and monitoring of a shared vision of learning, involving all stakeholders.
  • Shape, nurture and sustain a school culture and instructional program based on student learning and professional growth.
  • Ensure effective management of operations and resources for a safe, efficient and effective learning environment.
  • Collaborate with family and community members to mobilize community resources to respond to diverse community interests and needs.
  • Act with integrity and fairness in an ethical manner.
  • Understand, respond to, and influence the larger political, social, economic, legal and cultural context.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Orientation to Graduate Studies in Leadership
  • Leadership in Alaska Culture and Social Justice Issues
  • Research in Education
  • Data-Informed Instruction and Decision Making
  • Organizational Theory and Change
  • Instructional Leadership and Student Learning
  • Politics, Law and Ethics in Leadership
  • School Resource Allocation and Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


35 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed UAA graduate application.
  • Official transcripts of all college-level work.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) results, taken within two years prior to the application date.
  • Three letters of recommendation from professors or other professionals particularly qualified to attest to the applicant’s qualifications for graduate-level research and study.
  • A resume or curriculum vitae.
  • A one-page personal statement discussing the applicant’s credentials and readiness for graduate studies. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37765 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1079 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    37765 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1079 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    17955 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 513 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Anchorage

1320 - 2000 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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