12 months
21062 USD/year
2106221062 USD/year
11270 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Education Leadership at Stephen F. Austin State University is an advanced study in professional education. A student must take total of 30 semester hours for the Master of Education and the Principal Certification. 


At Education Leadership at Stephen F. Austin State University many courses have a required field-based component. Some of the field-based experiences will be required activities or projects and will be developed by the student and the professor, while other experiences will be determined by the student and mentor/supervisor.

About this Degree

In addition to the required integrated practicum experience, students will have the opportunity to take an internship course. In this internship course, the students will complete 85 hours of practicum activities at all instructional levels (i.e., elementary, middle and high school) in the school, school district and community. Multicultural educational experiences and technology skills will be an integrated part of each course. The student will be required to take and pass the TExES exam prior to enrolling in the AED 554 practicum course. Students in the 30-hour Education Leadership program at Stephen F. Austin State University are required to complete a comprehensive exam when enrolled in their last six hours of the program. Students who pass the TExES principal exam may have this requirement waived.

Programme Structure


  • Administration of Special Services 
  • The School Principalship K-12 
  • Instructional Leadership 
  • Curriculum Planning 
  • School Resource Management 
  • Public School Law 
  • Educational Research 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To apply for a master’s degree program at SFA, you must meet one of the following requirements: 

    Be in your final year of undergraduate work;
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university; or
  • Have 95 or more semester hours of undergraduate work at SFA and be approved as an Overlap Student (an undergraduate pursuing graduate and undergraduate studies at the same time).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    21062 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10531 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    2106221062 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1053110531 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11270 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5635 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Nacogdoches

921 - 1707 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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