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Educational Leadership - Supervisor-Director (Initial Licensure)

12 months
488 USD/credit 16104 USD/year
488 USD/credit 16104 USD/year
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The Educational Leadership - Supervisor-Director (Initial Licensure) program offered by Bridgewater State University is designed to prepare students with a Bachelor’s degree for positions in school administration.


About the program

The Master of Education degree in Educational Leadership - Supervisor-Director (Initial Licensure) at Bridgewater State University prepares students for positions as:

  • School Principal/Assistant Principal (PreK-6)
  • School Principal/Assistant Principal (5-8)
  • School Principal/Assistant Principal (9-12)
  • School Business Administrator (all levels)
  • Supervisor/Director (all levels)

These programs have been approved for licensure purposes by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. This includes licensure reciprocity with signatory states under the Interstate Certification Compact.

Upon completion of their program option, students seeking Massachusetts licensure must possess an appropriate Massachusetts initial license and have had three years of employment in the role covered by that license, except where not required by licensure regulations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Leadership and School Reform
  • Educational Leadership and Managerial Effectiveness
  • Research Applications for School Leaders
  • Managing Human and Financial Resources
  • Designing the School/District Professional Learning Community
  • School Plant Planning and Administration
  • Education of Diverse Populations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National: rolling admission


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application and $50 application fee
  • Resume
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate course work
  • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.8
  • A qualifying score on the Communications and Literacy Skills Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL) 
  • Three letters of recommendation (one from a supervisor)
  • Personal statement
  • Completion of at least three full years of employment in an executive management/leadership role or in a supervisory, teaching, or administrative role in a public school, private school, higher education, or other educational setting accepted by the Educational Leadership program coordinator

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16104 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 488 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    16104 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 488 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Bridgewater

1289 - 2669 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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