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Educational Leadership, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
Online
The mission of the Department of Educational Leadership is to prepare bold, socially responsible leaders who will transform the world of schooling. Our central role is to help build the leadership capacity needed to create vital, democratic, professional learning communities for equitable learning and teaching.

About

The established pattern of required and approved courses is designed to meet both the preliminary credential and degree requirements. Students already holding credentials from other institutions take the degree and/or program requirements listed below and any additional courses required by department advisor to meet current MS degree and credential mandates.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Introduction to Educational Leadership 
  • Research in Education 
  • Instructional Leadership 
  • Supervision and Staff Development 
  • School Site Leadership and Organizational Behavior 
  • Educational Law for Equity 
  • School Finance and Human Resources for Equity

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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).

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • 3.0 GPA or equivalent on all post-baccalaureate work
  • Successful passage of the University Writing Skills Requirement, e.g., CBEST
  • A current, valid basic teaching credential or services credential 
  • Internship candidates must verify administrative position 
  • A current resume showing evidence of leadership experience
  • Three recommendations (form available on department website)
  • A one-page statement of professional goals
  • University application, including two sets of transcripts

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    8274 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8274 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National Applies to you

    8274 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8274 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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