M.Ed. Blended

Educational Leadership

Park University

12 months
597 USD/credit 17910 USD/year
597 USD/credit 17910 USD/year
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The Master of Education with a specialization in Educational Leadership degree at Park University is designed to prepare advanced candidates for initial building certification in a 30-hour program. 


This Educational Leadership program offered by Park University is an online cohort program. There are no weekly class meetings required; instead, you will log in to the online courseroom to complete assignments, participate in discussion topics, and other online activities designed by your professor. You will finish one 3 credit course every 8 weeks. Following this schedule, you will complete the program in approximately 2 years with built in breaks.

Full-time enrollment-one course per eight-week term-during the academic year and one course for two summers allows completion in two calendar years. Students who are employed full-time are encouraged not to take a heavier load. 

Career Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will have earned a M. Ed. Educational Leadership/Principalship degree and be eligible for certification as a principal in the state of Missouri.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Law for Education
  • Foundations of Educational Administration
  • Legal Aspects of Special Education
  • Curriculum Theory and Practice
  • Assessment
  • School and Community Leadership
  • School Supervision

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3 (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree in education from an accredited institution and a valid state teaching certificate (applicant must provide copy of certificate).
  • A letter of recommendation from a school administrator who has supervised his/her work.
  • Students with a cumulative GPA between 2.75 and 3.0 may be considered for admission, if they provide one of the following:
    • Four (4) years successful employment experience (validated by a letter of recommendation from supervisor based on good evaluations).
    • An acceptable GRE score for verbal and quantitative tests.
  • Child abuse and neglect screening. 
  • Felony background check and FBI fingerprint check. 
  • Be officially admitted to the School of Education.

Work experience

  • Students seeking Educational Leadership with Certification must have two years of teaching experience by the time they apply for certification.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17910 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 597 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    17910 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 597 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Parkville

800 - 1300 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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