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Educational Policy and Leadership Studies

The University of Iowa

M.A.
24 months
Duration
32039 USD/year
32039 USD/year
13094 USD/year
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About

The MA, EdS, and PhD in Educational Policy and Leadership Studies with a focus in Educational Leadership are awarded by the Graduate College. The MA and the EdS are available without a thesis, offered by The University of Iowa. 

Overview

The Master of Arts program in Educational Policy and Leadership Studies, offered by The University of Iowa, with an educational leadership subprogram requires a minimum of 36 s.h. of graduate credit. 

The program prepares individuals for appointments as school principals and for positions in area education agencies and state departments of education. Upon completion of this degree, students will have completed the requirements to earn a master's degree and to obtain pre-K-12 principal and pre-K-12 supervisor of special education endorsement (State of Iowa endorsement 189). In order to obtain the State of Iowa endorsement, an individual must have at least three years of teaching at the pre-K-12 level.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Foundations of School Administration
  • Administration of Students with Special Needs
  • Research for Effective School Leaders
  • Contemporary Management Strategies for the Pre-K-12 Principal
  • School and Community Relationships
  • Legal Aspects of School Personnel
  • Analysis and Appraisal of Curriculum

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must first submit the online application to the Graduate College and pay the $60 application fee by credit card ($100 for international applicants) 
  • A statement of purpose and ethics written response
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A set of your unofficial academic records/transcripts uploaded on your Admissions Profile. If you are admitted, official transcripts will be required before your enrollment
  • Your official GRE scores from Educational Testing Service 
  • International students may also be required to submit TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores
  • Once recommended for admission, international students must send a Financial Statement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32039 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32039 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    32039 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32039 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    13094 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13094 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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