M.Ed. On Campus

Educational Leadership

Southern University and A&M College

12 months
10622 USD/year
10622 USD/year
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The Southern University and A&M College Department of Educational Leadership is housed in the College of Education. This department offers the master of education in Educational Leadership. In addition, this department offers a licensure program for the endorsement of Teacher Leaders.


About the program

In accordance with the mission of the university, the Educational Leadership Department offers programs that will enable degree candidates to become educational leaders in a variety of school settings including, but not limited to, building level administrators (K-12), teacher leaders, central office supervisors, and upper level administrators. The goal of this program is produce principals and other school leaders who better match the needs of the school districts. 

The program offered by Southern University and A&M College is standard driven and addresses guidelines and benchmarks articulated by the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC), Educational Leadership Consortium Council, Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), and Louisiana Standards for School Principals (LPS).MissionThe mission of the Educational Leadership is to engage candidates in a transformational process of systematic problem solving and data-driven decision-making. The primary aim is to prepare candidates to meet the challenges of leading schools, organizations, communities, and people.


Southern University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is accredited by the The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Prioritizing, Mapping and Monitoring the Curriculum 3 credit hours
  • Program Evaluation and Data Interpretation 3 credit hours
  • Vision of Leadership: Issues and Practices 3 credit hours
  • Research for Educational Leaders 3 credit hours
  • Curriculum Development: Issues, Trends & Assessment 3 credit hours
  • Supervising, Analyzing, and Improving Instruction 3 credit hours
  • Managing Effective Schools 3 credit hours
  • Ethics and Legal Issues for Educational Leaders 3 credit hours
  • Fostering Community Support in Schools 3 credit hours
  • Technology Leadership in Schools 3 credit hours

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have completed a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of 2.7 or better
  • Hold a valid Louisiana Type B or Level 2 teaching certificate or have a comparable out-of-state teaching certificate
  • (3) Three years of teaching experience in his/her area of certification
  • Have a combined GRE score (Verbal and Quantitative) of 281
  • Submit three (3) letters of recommendation, accompanied with the Request for Evaluation form in the Graduate School Admissions Application
  • Submit a Personal Statement of Goals 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10622 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5311 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    10622 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5311 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Baton Rouge

900 - 1400 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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