Arts in Catholic Educational Leadership

University of St. Thomas

2496 USD/module
2496 USD/module
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The Master of Arts in Catholic Educational Leadership (MACEL) is a 36 hour program for Catholic school administrator preparation with additional emphasis on the theology and purpose of Catholic eduction. 

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The degree is for Catholic school leaders and/or administrators who would like advanced preparation and for public school administrators beginning a career in Catholic Education. It provides additional training on the special role Catholic school administrators have for both academic and spiritual development of their faculty, staff and students. The program places distinct emphasis on the integration of faith and the American way of life.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Christian Leadership
  • Vision of the Second Vatican Council
  • Catholic Education & Evangelization in the American Context 
  • Faith and Science 

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


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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)
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).
7 (required)
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.
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

  • Baccalaureate or advanced degree overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Application and $35 application fee
  • 250-300 word essay on career goals and how the MA or Certificate will contribute to the development of these goals
  • Official transcripts*
  • Verification of teaching experience**
  • Interview by Program Director

*Transcripts must be sent directly from college or university to UST Graduate Admissions to be considered official

**Verification will occur by the academic program during the interview process

Tuition Fee

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    2496 USD/module
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  • National

    2496 USD/module
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