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Educational Policy and Leadership Studies

The University of Iowa

12 months
Duration
32425 USD/year
32425 USD/year
13477 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
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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

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  • International

    32425 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 32425 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    32425 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32425 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13477 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13477 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Iowa City

1187 - 1841 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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