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Educational Leadership

Mercer University

M.Ed.
24 months
Duration
596 USD/credit
596 USD/credit
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About

Mercer's Master of Education in Educational Leadership is designed to prepare individuals for Tier One Educational Leadership Certification in Georgia. Upon completion of the Tier One, M.Ed. in Educational Leadership program and passing scores on GACE content assessments, graduates of this program are eligible to apply for Level 5 certification in Educational Leadership.

Overview

Students learn to become transformational leaders and will be eligible for leadership positions at the level of Assistant Principal or below within the building, or any leadership position at the district level that does not supervise principals.

PROGRAM DELIVERY MODEL

The M.Ed. in Educational Leadership is offered in a 50/50 hybrid format at our Atlanta, Macon and Henry County locations. Students are admitted three times per year in August, January and May. Courses operate on a time-compressed format, with eight-week class sessions. Students will alternate between in-class meetings and on-site, clinical practice hours at their own schools.

Tier One Educational Leadership Certification-Only

Tift College of Education also offers a non-degree, Tier One Educational Leadership Certification-Only program. This program is open to students who hold a Master's degree or higher from a regionally-accredited college or university, and a current Level 5 Georgia certificate in any field. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leadership in Today's Schools
  • School Law and Ethics
  • Leadership in Curriculum
  • Leadership in Instructional Supervision
  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • Managing the School Environment
  • Educational Research for School Leaders
  • Technology for School Leaders
  • Leadership Clinical Internship 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit a completed application along with application fee. 
  • Must submit a minimum of two, but preferably three letters of recommendation for admission.
  • Hold a bachelor's degree in an appropriate field from an ABET accredited program, but applicants will be considered with an undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution or its equivalent internationally.
  • Submit GRE score on the general section of the test. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    596 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 596 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    596 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 596 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Due for update

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