The 36-credit-hour Educational Leadership (Initial Licensure) curriculum at Bridgewater State University emphasizes both theory and practice in the preparation of school administrators, supervisors, principals and superintendents. One of only 42 nationally accredited programs by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), this cohort-based program is comprised of a combination of coursework and practica that follows an integrated approach to understanding the forces of leadership necessary for effective schooling. Throughout the program, you will be introduced to leadership theories and practices, focusing on the importance of team building, decision making, problem-solving and strategic planning. The program prepares you to support student learning and the continuous improvement of systems that make learning possible. Emphasis is placed on the relationships between curriculum and instructional development, supervision of instruction, professional development and organizational development. This program is available on the main campus, as well as at select off-campus locations and via online.
The MEd in Educational Leadership program offers you:
- Diverse faculty with extensive teaching and administrative experience, as well as ongoing participation in educational research, scholarly publication and professional organizations
- Accommodating schedules, including Friday evening and Saturday courses during the academic year, and four-week intensive courses during the summer
- Prepractica and practica opportunities, enabling close collaboration with students from other programs within the College of Education and Allied Studies
- Small classes facilitating a more personalized learning experience
- Benefits of a state institution that has been training teachers for more than 175 years
- Affordable tuition, whether you live in state or out of state
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- Legal Aspects of School Administration
- Managing Human & Financial Resources
- Technology for School Administrators
- Research Applications
- Educational Leadership and Managerial Effectiveness
- Curriculum Improvement
- 12 months
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Overseas students are advised to seek admission at least one month before the deadline.
DisciplinesEducation Management, Organisation & Leadership Teaching View 1291 other Masters in Teaching in United States
- Online application and $50 application fee
- Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate course work
- A 3.0 overall GPA based on four years work for the undergraduate degree
- Applicants with a GPA below 3.5 must submit official GRE exam scores
- Three letters of recommendation; at least two from professors
- Personal statement
International475 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 475 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
National475 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 475 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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