M.Ed. Online

School Leadership

Dordt University

24 months
6300 USD/year
6300 USD/year
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School Leadership from Dordt College will prepare you to be an educational leader, capable of undertaking the tasks and responsibilities of a principal or director of special education. 


School Leadership from Dordt College is a licensure specialization approved by the state of Iowa and leads to an administrator's license.

Graduates with School Leadership from Dordt College will be able to:

  • gain field experiences
  • put into practice what you are learning in the classroom.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Issues in Education 
  • Learner Development and Principles of Learning 
  • Interpreting and Applying Educational Research 
  • Curriculum Development and Evaluation 
  • Field Experience in School Leadership 
  • Instructional Leadership 
  • Legal and Ethical Foundations in Educational Leadership
  • Collaborative Leadership
  • Management and School Improvement 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree (GPA of 3.0 or higher) from an accredited institution.
  • Completion of at least 24 hours of undergraduate coursework that includes: education psychology, applied education psychology, learner differences, learning environments, curriculum and methods (2 courses), philosophy of education, and statistics.
  • Completion of a minimum of one year of successful teaching experience at the K-12 level, or a minimum of 500 hours of verified experiences in teaching or direct coaching beyond the bachelor’s degree.
  • Applicants for whom English is a second language must have an adequate command of English as demonstrated by their performance on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 350 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    6300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 350 USD per credit during 24 months.


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