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Educational Leadership, M.Ed.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
Frostburg, MD, United States
Frostburg State University’s Master of Education with a concentration in Educational Leadership prepares active educators to take an entry-level administrative or supervisory role in a school or district educational environment. 


  • Complete two semester-long practicums working in an administrative and supervisory capacity within a school and build a portfolio reflective of the experience.
  • Take the professional education core classes that equip you with knowledge of technology and cultural awareness within the context of global education,  developmental theory and research techniques and design.
  • Learn about public school finance, human resources, curriculum development, school law and other subjects vital to a career in educational leadership through required program courses.
  • Undertake an action research project to define a need within a school, research and arrive at a planned course of action, implement your plan and analyze results. Or, you may also choose to write a master’s thesis or substitute six additional credits of graduate course work.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Instructional Design for Understanding
  • Cultural and Technological Awareness in the Context of Global Education
  • Educational Organization and Leadership
  • Applied Problems in Educational Leadership
  • School Law
  • Public School Finance
  • Supervision and Human Resources
  • Principles and Practices of Research
  • Developmental Theory and Experiential Growth

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    There are no deadlines for application; however incomplete applications may result in a delay in your start date.

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Successful applicants must hold a bachelor degree from a recognized accredited institution and have earned a GPA of 3.0 or above. Provisional admission can be considered if the student’s GPA is 2.75.  Students with GPA’s under 2.75 can also be admitted with special consideration of the College of Education Unit Monitoring Committee. Students with GPA less than 2.75 will be provided the information on this process following application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    557 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 557 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    557 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 557 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    433 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 433 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Frostburg

  • 1216 - 2060 USD/month
    Living Costs

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