M.Ed. On Campus

Educational Leadership

Stetson University

12 months
927 USD/credit 27810 USD/year
927 USD/credit 27810 USD/year
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The Educational Leadership program of Stetson University will help you establish the qualifications needed for positions as deans, assistant principals, principals, program directors and other school districts and state education-level positions.


The Educational Leadership program of Stetson University built on “theory of practice” and focuses on contemporary content and experiences that result in passing the Florida Educational Leadership Examination (FELE Principal's Exam).

As a research and competency-based program, the MEd in educational leadership's 30-credit program schedule is designed to fit the work and personal needs of educational professionals.

Program Highlights

Our programs are based on cohort learning. This encourages candidates to build meaningful relationships with their principals, administrators and their peers in each cohort. Students develop knowledge, skills and professional and ethical dispositions to be reflective practitioners, collaborative instructional leaders, facilitative change agents and responders to diversity.

Career Significance

Educational leaders within the Master's Degree and Principalship Certification typically earn higher salaries than teachers with only a bachelor's degree. Graduates assume the following positions:

  • Assistant principals
  • Associate superintendents
  • Superintendents
  • Deans
  • Administrators of district-level programs
  • State and federal leadership officials

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Curriculum and Instructional Development
  • Educational Finance
  • Legal Aspects of School Operations
  • Instructional Leadership and Supervision
  • Educational Management and Systems Planning
  • Human Resource Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

Application for Admission

$50 application fee

Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended

Copy of Resume

Three letters of recommendation; one of the forms must be completed by the applicant's current principal

Copy of professional teaching certificate

2+ years of most current Performance Evaluations 

One of the following:

  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better OR,
  • Upper division GPA of 3.0 or better OR,
  • GPA of 3.0 or better in the last 60 credits in college OR,
  • 12+ credits of post-baccalaureate work at 300 level or above with a GPA of 3.0+ OR,
  • A GRE score in the 50th percentile or a MAT at or above the 50th percentile.
All applicants for admission whose native language is not English are required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 927 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    27810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 927 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for DeLand

900 - 1400 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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