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Leadership and Administration

Northern State University

Master
24 months
Duration
616 USD/credit
471 USD/credit
329 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The master's in Leadership and Administration from Northern State University is entirely online and prepares educators for leadership roles in PK-12 school administration.

Overview

The Leadership and Administration program at Northern State University prepares school service personnel for leadership roles in PK-12 school administration. Specialized courses foster development of the analytic and scientific inquiry skills needed by school administrators— including management, public relations, curriculum development and supervision.

Courses provide the background for certification in a wide range of administrative positions. Schools accredited by North Central Association (NCA) require at least 45 hours of graduate credit (including a master’s degree) for a principalship. These requirements may be completed at Northern State University. Admission to the leadership and administration program requires one year of full-time PK-12 teaching experience in an accredited school. Three years of verified teaching experience is required for licensure in South Dakota.

Career Opportunities

Potential careers include positions at the PK-12 level as a principal, assistant principal, athletic director or dean of students.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Graduate Research and Design
  • Psychology of Learning
  • Models of Educational Leadership
  • Supervision and Mentoring
  • Legal Issues for School Leaders
  • Data Driven Decision Making
  • School and Community Partnerships
  • Public School Finance
  • School Leadership in Early Childhood Education

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

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.
2.75

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
79
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).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • If you'd like to pursue a master's degree at Northern, please declare this intent when admitted to graduate study. The minimum grade point average for admission to a master's degree program is a cumulative 2.75 for bachelor's degree work.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    616 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 616 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    471 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 471 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    329 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 329 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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