M.Ed. On Campus

Educational Leadership

Delaware State University

24 months
948 USD/credit 17064 USD/year
948 USD/credit 17064 USD/year
430 USD/credit 7740 USD/year
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The Educational Leadership program of Delaware State University aims to prepare school leaders through new understandings related to 21st century leadership models and frameworks that support diverse, inclusive, equitable and safe learning environments to promote positive school culture.


The Educational Leadership program of Delaware State University encourages academic and personal excellence through rigorous learning experiences in the areas of strategic leadership, ethical and reflective leadership, community leadership, and instructional leadership.  Emerging leaders will be able to translate authentic research on school leadership and society into quality practice.

Distinguishing Features

The Delaware State University’s M. Ed. Program has received National Accreditation by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) for seven years. This accreditation is quality assurance that the program meets the standards set by organizations representing the academic community, professionals, and other stakeholders.

Our graduates are prepared to facilitate service, leadership and learning in all environments: urban, suburban, rural, undeveloped and underserved.

Program Goal

The primary goal of Delaware State University’s Master of Education (M. Ed.) in Educational Leadership program is to prepare leaders who can:

  • Articulate a new vision for public schools at the building levels; demonstrate technological awareness and competence and create a positive school culture that promotes student learning and development to ensure each student’s success.
  • Display competency in digital literacy, critical thinking and problem-solving skills to help the students thrive in today’s world.
  • Engage diverse stakeholders and community in data collection, strategic planning, evaluation and implementation processes that benefit the academic growth and development of each student.
  • Demonstrate a deep commitment to diversity issues by recognizing and respecting a variety of ideas, values and cultures to impact student learning.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Curriculum Organization and Design
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Statistics and Research Methods/Action Research
  • Human Relations in Diverse Populations
  • Supervision and Leadership in Elementary & Secondary Schools
  • Legal Issues, Ethical Conduct, and Social Justice in Today’s Schools

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An earned baccalaureate degree in education or an allied field with a minimum undergraduate cumulative grade point average of 3.00.
  • An on-line application for admission.
  • Application fee of $50.00 made payable to Delaware State University
  • Official transcript(s) of all academic work completed.
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or Miller Analogies Test (MAT) scores or writing an essay (on campus writing sample).
  • A current professional resume.
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
  • A statement of Purpose/Intent that needs to be content specific, focused on educational leadership
  • Applicant must hold a valid Delaware Initial, Continuing, or Advanced License; or a Limited Standard, Standard or Professional Status Certificate issued by the Department prior to August 31, 2003, OR a such or similar licensure from another state.
  • International applicants must submit WES or ECE evaluation of all academic work completed as well as the results of the TOEFL or IELTS examination.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17064 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 948 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    17064 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 948 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    7740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 430 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Dover

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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