M.Ed. On Campus

Educational Leadership

Dallas Baptist University

12 months
1053 USD/credit 31590 USD/year
1053 USD/credit 31590 USD/year
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The M.Ed. in Educational Leadership with Principal certification is a 30-hour, non-thesis master's degree at Dallas Baptist University that prepares those interested in providing leadership for K-12 schools.


The courses, internship, and seminars provide the requisite knowledge and experience needed to lead today's K-12 schools.

The professors are successful practitioners in the field. Their shared experience and understanding of leadership and state policy gives provides a unique understanding of the many facets of school administration. 

Each course in the Educational Leadership program at Dallas Baptist University is designed to provide an understanding of the domains and competencies required to be successful on the TExES state principal certification exam.

More than an Education

The learning experiences provided in the degree are based on the state-identified competencies for successful leadership. The future leader will know how to establish and implement a shared vision and culture of high expectations. Students will complete a 160-hour internship learning first hand the responsibilities of instructional leadership. The student has the opportunity to obtain the Advanced Educational Leadership (AEL) certificate required for public school administrators while in the principal certification program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principal Standards and Competencies 
  • School Law 
  • Supervision of Instruction 
  • The Principalship 
  • School Finance/Business Management 
  • School Personnel Administration 
  • School Public Relations 
  • Internship in Educational Administration 
  • Defense of Degree 
  • Seminar in Educational Leadership 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application
  • $25 Application Fee
  • School Records - Requirement: 3.0 GPA on the USA 4.0 scale
  • Resume or CV
  • 2 Recommendation Letters
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • English Requirements
  • Graduate Admission Exam (GMAT, GRE, etc.)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1053 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    31590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1053 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Dallas

1140 - 1925 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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