M.Ed. On Campus Online

School Leadership (Non-Certified)

Wilmington University

12 months
537 USD/credit
537 USD/credit
488 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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Wilmington University's Master of Education in School Leadership (Non-Certified) at Wilmington University is designed for students who hold Bachelor’s degrees from regionally accredited institutions and who are interested in careers in educational leadership for which there is no requirement for state licensure and certification. 


This 30 credit School Leadership (Non-Certified) program at 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.

The School Leadership Master of Education program is designed to produce educational leaders who will:

  • Facilitate the development, articulation, implementation, and stewardship of a vision of learning that is shared and supported by the school community;
  • Nurture and sustain a school culture and instructional program conducive to student learning and staff professional growth;
  • Ensure management of the organization, operations, and resources for a safe, efficient, and effective learning environment;
  • Collaborate with families and community members, respond to diverse community interests and needs, and mobilize community resources;
  • Act with integrity, fairness, and in an ethical manner;
  • Understand, respond to, and influence the larger political, social, economic, legal, and cultural context; and
  • Demonstrate standards-based knowledge. 

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • National students - Rolling admission


30 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

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

    537 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 537 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    537 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 537 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    488 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 488 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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