School Leadership, M.Ed. | Online (optional) | Wilmington University | New Castle, United States
12 months
563 USD/credit 18579 USD/year
512 USD/credit 16896 USD/year
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School Leadership from Wilmington University addresses research, theory, and practice related to effective schools, teaching and learning, and school reform. Translating theory into practice is a primary emphasis. You'll gain skills necessary to effect change in your school system.


School Leadership from Wilmington University is designed to (a) develop aspiring school leaders’ knowledge, dispositions, and skills related to effective and sustainable school and school system leadership and renewal; (b) prepare school leaders who are committed to the centrality of teaching and learning and to the removal of barriers to student learning; (c) prepare school leaders who will engage all school stakeholders in the development of a shared vision of teaching and learning; (d) prepare school leaders who will manage school operations and resources in an efficient, equitable, and ethical manner, maintaining a constant focus on the improvement of student learning; and (e) prepare school leaders who are committed to professional growth and renewal.

Learning outcomes

Multiple assessments are used to determine candidate growth toward achievement of the knowledge, skills, and dispositions described in School Leadership program competencies and college-wide graduation competencies. Rubrics-based evaluations of fieldwork, projects, assignments, research papers, and final grades for courses represent the first level of assessment. Goals, learning outcomes and activities, external assignments, and assessment strategies are linked directly to program and graduation competencies and are clearly stated on each course syllabus. Other assessment strategies include individual progress and advising conferences, evaluations of candidate performance in authentic settings, and a capstone portfolio and internship journal completed as part of the leadership practicum and internship.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fiscal Operations and Resources
  • School and Community: Building a Shared Vision
  • School Leadership: Theory and Practice
  • Supervisory Leadership: Staff Selection Appraisal, and Renewal
  • Curriculum Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Wilmington University Application for Admission

  • $35 non-refundable application fee

  • Copy of Permanent Resident Card

  • Official Transcripts from United States institutions

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18579 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 563 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    16896 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 512 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New Castle

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


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