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Educational Leadership, M.Ed.

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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Alvernia University has developed the Program in Educational Leadership leading to a Master of Education degree to enhance the scholarly and professional development of classroom teachers who aspire to gain an administrative position. 

About

 In our Educational Leadership program, students will find the knowledge and skills necessary to become leaders of school personnel.
Make your administrative position matter by using theory, fundamental techniques, and research based best practices. This program provides both historical and current knowledge of legislation, laws and research findings, existing and emerging theory, and methods of assessment—both individually and state-wide. Learn to encourage respect and social responsibility in your students, district employees, teachers, and staff members, as well as in parents.
 
Alvernia's Master of Education degree provides professional educators with a broad-based knowledge of leadership in the field of education, whether for an administrative position or for a classroom teacher serving in a leadership capacity (such as a department chair, committee head, or community leader).
The Program in Educational Leadership leading to a Master of Education is approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. 

Programme Structure

  • Ethics & Moral Leadership
  • Standards-based Planning & Instruction
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Educators as Researchers 
  • Assessment & Evaluation in Today’s Schools
  • Introduction to Educational Administration
  • School Law & Social Advocacy
  • School Finance
  • Functions of School Supervision
  • Research Seminar 
  • Elective 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    33 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3
Recommended score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 3 or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

•Official transcript(s) indicating that the applicant has earned an appropriate baccalaureate degree from an accredited college

or university. Transcripts from all institutions are required.

•Three letters of recommendation from former professors, employers, or supervisors familiar with the applicant’s professional

experiences, or from religious or community leaders.

• One-page personal statement that summarizes the value of the program of graduate study for his/her personal and

professional growth and development.

• Additional evidence of potential for success as a graduate student such as academic or professional awards, special

certifications, and completion of specialized examinations. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    755 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 755 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    755 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 755 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Reading

  • 1015 - 1680 USD/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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