M.Ed. On Campus

Educational Leadership

Seattle Pacific University

24 months
712 USD/credit 16020 USD/year
712 USD/credit 16020 USD/year
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They are increasingly responsible for the improvement of teaching and student learning and the leadership of improvement efforts within their schools and districts. Seattle Pacific University MEd in Educational Leadership seeks to prepare today’s school principals and district administrators to meet these new challenges.


This 45-credit Master of Education in Educational Leadership program at Seattle Pacific University offers current research and best practices to enable candidates to become effective leaders within the broad range of constituents served by principals and district administrators.


Seattle Pacific University is preparing students for service and leadership by fostering holistic growth through rigorous academic study, character formation, and vocational preparation that establishes a foundation for a thriving, faithful, and meaningful life.


SPU is fully accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Moral Issues in Education 
  • Communication and Collaboration 
  • Interpreting and Applying Educational Research I 
  • Action Research in Schools 
  • Leadership in Education
  • Leadership for School Culture
  • School Finance
  • School Law 
  • Human Resources Management 
  • Supervision of Instruction 
  • Engaging Communities 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
148 (verbal)
147 (quantitative)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • At least two letters of recommendation.
  • Complete official transcripts from any college or university you’ve attended.
  • A 3.0 or better GPA in your most recent 45 quarter credits, or in all undergraduate work.
  • A passing score on the entrance exam for your program.
  • Satisfaction of program-specific entrance requirements.
  • Payment of the application fee of $50 or $75, depending on the program.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    16020 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 712 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    16020 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 712 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Seattle

1480 - 2580 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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