M.Ed. On Campus

Educational Leadership and Administration

Zayed University

24 months
635 USD/credit 11430 USD/year
635 USD/credit 11430 USD/year
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The Master of Education in Educational Leadership and Administration program from Zayed University is designed to meet the needs and interests of school-based leaders and those aspiring to lead within an academic context, such as principals, vice-principals, and cluster managers.


We offer a master degree in Educational Leadership and Administration at Zayed University. Designed on an outcomes-based learning model, the program ensures that principal-candidates graduate with the ability to apply best practice in educational leadership to meet the changing needs of society in the 21st century. 

Key Features 

  • To achieve successful student learning, a leader’s work in education includes implementing evidence-based practice, ongoing teacher development, and actively engaging parents and community partners.
  • Central to the vision of Zayed University’s College of Education is the belief that moral, ethical, and professional leadership is essential to the transformation of any education system. This vision aligns with the goal of the United Arab Emirates to ensure quality education for all U.A.E. nationals.


  • The program is approved by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

  • Zayed University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Psychology
  • Strategic Leadership in Education
  • Data Analysis in Education
  • Curriculum and Standards in an International Context
  • Educational Improvement and Systemic Change
  • Assessment and Evaluation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for graduate program admission;
  • Relevant supporting documents; and,
  • A receipt of payment of the non-refundable application fee of AED 420.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    11430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 635 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    11430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 635 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • AED 2,333 - credit 

Living costs for Abu Dhabi

5000 - 8600 AED /month
Living costs

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


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