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Educational Leadership

Alvernia University

M.Ed.
24 months
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755 USD/credit
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About

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. 

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Overview

 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 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

33 alternative credits

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 (required)
3 (recommended)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

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.

Funding

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