Advanced Leadership Studies

Manhattan College

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
1010 USD/credit
1010 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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Leadership is critical to transforming school environments so that students and teachers can flourish, especially in an era of rapid change. From the adoption of Common Core Standards and high stakes testing to emerging technologies and the use of social media, learning leaders are needed to navigate these turbulent changes. The Advanced Leadership Studies is offered by Manhattan College.


Leadership in education is a changing role. The advanced leadership studies program responds to shifting global, social, economic and educational trends to enhance the skills of leaders in the education field. Its participants and graduates are exceptional school leaders who are collaborative, principle-centered, lifelong learners.

The M.S. Ed. in Advanced Leadership Studies of Manhattan College is designed to help education professionals meet the New York State (NYS) certification eligibility requirements for school district leadership. All courses in the program follow research based leadership principles, concepts and understandings. You will contribute your experience and learn from others’.


When you graduate, you will be prepared to assume the roles in district level positions such as staff developer, curriculum coordinator and other positions in district offices or regions. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • School Building Leadership
  • Group Dynamics and Human Relations
  • Proficiencies for Educational Leadership
  • Issues in School Based Management, Supervision and Curriculum
  • Organizational Development
  • Evaluating Leadership Effectiveness

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


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.

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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for master's programs must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or institution.
  • Applicants for advanced certificates must hold a bachelor's and master's degree, both from accredited institutions.
  • GPA average of 3.0 out of 4.0 or equivalent.
  • Possess an initial or provisional or permanent or professional certificate or the equivalent, or give appropriate and acceptable evidence of potential for instructional leadership.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1010 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1010 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1010 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1010 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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