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Community-Based Education and Leadership, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 2 months
    Duration
Online
Stevenson University Online’s master’s in Community-Based Education & Leadership program is designed to meet the growing demand for highly-qualified professionals to teach, lead, and manage in non-formal and informal education settings. Practicing professionals will gain the knowledge and skills to become effective educators and change leaders in their organizations. 

About

This online master’s for Community-Based Education & Leadership program provides leaders in areas including nonprofit, athletic coaching, youth development, and higher education with comprehensive skills-training that will prepare them to become leaders in their communities. Those interested in earning an online master’s in Community-Based Education & Leadership will complete a 36-credit hour program that will include coursework in areas such as the cognitive, emotional and social development of learners, action research and data-driven decision-making, and innovative teaching and learning for 21st century skills. Elective courses allow students the opportunity to hone their skills and expertise in areas such as STEM curriculum principles and practice, volunteer development, and conflict communication and leadership.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Foundations and Frameworks of Community-Based Education
  • Innovative Teaching and Learning for 21st Century Skills
  • Program Design, Implementation, and Evaluation
  • Community Engagement and Leadership
  • Community-Based Education & Leadership Capstone

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 2 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • 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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  • 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

You need the following GPA score:

Required 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 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).

  • Completed online application. 
  • Completion of bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Official college transcript from your degree-granting institution; additional transcripts may be required to demonstrate satisfaction of program-specific prerequisites or at the discretion of the Admissions Committee.
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in past academic work.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • Resume of professional experience.
  • Personal statement.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    495 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 495 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
  • National Applies to you

    495 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 495 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
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