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Educational Leadership and Management, M.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, MA,
Students who do not wish to pursue licensure can take a 39-credit program of study — in either the School Principal or Supervisor/Director concentrations — that meets their professional and personal goals in Educational Leadership and Management.

About

The MEd program in Educational Leadership and Management, Non-Licensure concentration, is designed for candidates to:

  •  Develop competencies in managerial skills related to political arenas, personnel, fiscal affairs, acquisition of material resources, diverse publics and pupil populations and organizational change
  •   Strengthen, deepen and expand the knowledge base in the field of leadership and management in order to anticipate and to solve current and future problems inherent in the educational system
  •  Demonstrate through course work and field-based experiences the knowledge, skills and dispositions that are required to collaboratively lead and manage an educational enterprise effectively and efficiently to improve teaching and learning

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Principles for Success for Effective Administrators
  •  Researching Perspectives in Education
  •  Data–Informed Decision Making for School Improvement & Student Learning
  •  Meaningful Family & Community Engagement and Partnerships
  •  Public School Finance, Human Resources and Personnel Administration

For more information, please visit the program website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description
      While you can complete the program in as few as 2 years, you have 6 years to complete the program.
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.8

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.8 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Admissions requirements are as follows:
  • An official transcript of a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Professional resume
  • Official transcripts of graduate level course work from a regionally accredited institution (if applicable)
  • Graduate application and fee
  • An essay

Tuition Fee

  • International

    372 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 372 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    372 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 372 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Fitchburg

  • 918 - 1900 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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