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Educational Leadership

College of Saint Elizabeth

24 months
650 USD/credit 11700 USD/year
650 USD/credit 11700 USD/year
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The Educational Leadership program from College of Saint Elizabeth connects our students with nationally respected leaders in the field.


The M.A. in Educational Leadership program is a 36-credit, cohort-based program that is completed over two years. Upon successful completion of the program and a passing score on the SLLA Praxis, students will be eligible for a standard certificate as a supervisor and a certificate of eligibility as an assistant principal, director, and principal.

Unique Elements of This Educational Leadership Program

  • Cohort-based program offered fully online, or at regional school sites.
  • A sequenced 36-credit program over a two-year time frame.
  • Meets N.J. requirements for initial certification as principal and/or supervisor.
  • Combines theoretical knowledge with substantive opportunities for field-based application.
  • Aligned with the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (PSEL).
  • Offered at a reduced tuition rate.
  • Certification Application processed by the University.

Areas of Emphasis within the Program from College of Saint Elizabeth

  • The role of a leader in promoting an atmosphere of continuous improvement.
  • A vision for effective schools that supports student learning.
  • Human relations skills to maximize interactions with all participants within the school community.
  • Knowledge of effective leadership strategies which promote higher student achievement.
  • Management skills to maximize effectiveness of available resources.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Leadership & Learning Communities
  • Curriculum Theory & Practice
  • The Culturally Proficient Leader: Building Diverse, Inclusive Learning Communities
  • Supervision of Instruction
  • Field Internship
  • Social Emotional Learning and Educational Leadership

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • The Office of Admissions adheres to a rolling admission policy.


36 SCH



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application
  • Personal statement
  • Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) colleges/universities attended
  • Successful completion of a personal interview
  • Valid New Jersey standard teacher's license
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions. International transcripts must be evaluated by NACES (i.e. WES) on a course by course basis.
  • TOEFL/IELTS (if necessary)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 650 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    11700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 650 USD per credit during 24 months.


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