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Educational Leadership with Administrator Certification, M.Ed.

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City University of Seattle offers a Master of Education (MEd) in Educational Leadership with Administrator Certification customized for educators who want to become principals or program administrators in public or private schools.

About

EEA 520 - Technology for School Leaders (3)This course introduces candidates to technology literacy and applications in order to find, evaluate, and apply information to inform and improve student learning and teacher pedagogy. Candidates use digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information in order to plan and conduct quality research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions. Applications include an electronic portfolio, instructional and curricular decisions, research and assessment, assistance to teachers, and the impact of technology on school and societal change.

EEA 521 - Educational Leadership (3)This course develops the candidate's capacity for leadership in an educational/school setting. The course is a survey of such topics as positive impact on student learning; moral, resilient, servant, shared, and/or transformational leadership; diversity in schools; and the role of schools in modern society. The candidate begins work on the program's e-portfolio that includes a self-assessment and Professional Growth Plan addressing the competencies for school and program leadership.

EEA 524 - School Law (3)This course examines the legal role, responsibility, and authority of school leaders. The leader is responsible for the rights of students, parents, and personnel; responsibilities of school personnel in regard to child abuse and drug abuse; liabilities, negligence, and torts; laws governing handicapped and special needs students and personnel; equity and nondiscrimination; public disclosure; certification and contracts; collective bargaining; and program management. The student will build capacity to apply legal regulations to the educational setting.

Programme Structure

School Finance/Operations 

In this course, candidates develop an understanding of how schools are financed and knowledge of best practices in the acquisition of resources, budgeting, accounting, and the fiscal stewardship of the school's human and financial resources. 

Change Management 

This course prepares candidates to become facilitators of change management through continuous school improvement. 

Human Resource Management In Education 

This course addresses the knowledge and skills of personnel management in schools and school systems. Topics include human resource management systems in employee recruitment, performance appraisal, staff and program assessment, the supervision and the professional development of certificated and classified employees, separation, and the development and supervision of volunteers and partners. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    45 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    87

    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:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree or equivalent from an accredited or otherwise recognized institution
  • Complete an online application
  • If you cannot complete the online application, then you may send a physical application form by mail to Admissions at City University of Seattle 521 Wall Street, Suite 100, Seattle, WA 98121. Both applications include a $50.00 application fee.
  • After your application is processed, you must obtain and send all your transcripts from other institutions to CityU.

Tuition Fee

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    838 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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  • National Applies to you

    510 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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Living costs for Seattle

  • 1480 - 2580 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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