M.Sc. On Campus Online

School Supervision and Instructional Leadership

12 months
959 USD/credit 31647 USD/year
959 USD/credit 31647 USD/year
432 USD/credit 14256 USD/year
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Quality school administrators and teacher leaders help shape the future of education.  Become a leader by enrolling in the School Supervision and Instructional Leadership Master of Science Program at University of Wisconsin - River Falls.


Choose the track the best meets your personal and professional goals.

  • Principal License and Director of Instruction License
  • Teacher Leadership Track

Who Should Enroll

  • Educators and current administrators who want to be licensed as principals or curriculum directors in Wisconsin. 
  • Educators interested in becoming leaders in their classroom

Key Features

  • Connected and Practical – Integrated content and coursework that is practical and continues throughout the one-year program
  • Relevant content – Experiences and internships in class will be based on best practices and relevant to your current situation
  • Embracing growth – choose the path that meets your goals and decide how you will apply and explore the content
  • Effective relationships – the trust you build upfront with relationships will allow you to move through the program feeling supported and confident


This 33-credit program in School Supervision and Instructional Leadership at University of Wisconsin - River Falls is delivered through an accelerated cohort learning community model. Students meet face to face over four semesters, including two weeks in two summers and one weekend per month during the school year.  Cohorts meet in locations throughout Wisconsin. Program may adapt to online learning if needed.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leadership Development Seminar 
  • Oral & Written Communication
  • Politics of Education
  • School Law
  • Finance/Budget
  • Professional Development and Supervision
  • Student Services

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed, online graduate application and payment of the processing fee.
  • An earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution.
  • An overall undergraduate grade point average of at least 2.75 (on a four-point scale) or an average of at least 2.90 based on the last 64 semester credits (90 quarter credits) of the undergraduate program;
  • At least three years of experience in an educational setting (required for WI administrative license)
  • A one-page personal letter of intent indicating the reasons for your interest in this program
  • Resumé

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31647 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 959 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    31647 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 959 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14256 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 432 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • MN Reciprocity Tuition: $653 per credit


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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