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Educational Leadership, M.Sc.

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Choose between two master of education degree options: school building leader or school building and school district leader. Each option is built on a modular model that encompasses:

  • Development of effective leadership
  • Planning and implementing school improvement strategies
  • Effective public communication
  • Continuous school improvement

The program places you in the principal's or district-level administrator's seat while simulating the responsibilities of deciding what to do when time, ethics, and limited resources are factors.

The curriculum combines theory, authentic case studies, class discussions, candidates’ experience, and field-based internships to address current and emerging issues impacting the quality of education.

Programme Structure

  • Achieving Standards of Excellence 
  • Leadership by Collaboration
  • Planning for School & District Assessment and Improvement
  • Improving Instruction and Learning
  • Developing Effective Partnerships 
  • Effective Communication 

              Detailed Programme Facts

              • More details: St. John Fisher College operates on a rolling admission plan.
              • Programme intensity Part-time
              • Credits
                32 alternative credits
              • Languages
                • English
              • Delivery mode
                On Campus

              English Language Requirements

              You only need to take one of these language tests:

              • Minimum required score:


                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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                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

              • Completed online application.
              • Application fee.
              • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.
              • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work (if applicable).
              • Two letters of recommendation which can be submitted online. 
              • Current résumé and personal goals statement.
              • Results of the TOEFL (if native language is not English).

              Tuition Fee

              • International Applies to you

                950 USD/credit
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 950 USD per credit and a duration of  .
              • National Applies to you

                950 USD/credit
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 950 USD per credit and a duration of  .
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              Living costs for Rochester

              • 1100 - 1600 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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