M.Sc. On Campus Blended

Educational Leadership - K-12 Principal

12 months
678 USD/credit 20340 USD/year
678 USD/credit 20340 USD/year
339 USD/credit 10170 USD/year
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This Educational Leadership - K-12 Principal degree at the University of Central Missouri is designed for teachers and other educators wishing to earn a master’s degree in educational leadership. 


The Educational Leadership - K-12 Principal program at the University of Central Missouri will support your growth as an educational leader in a variety of ways:

  • Improve knowledge and skills as a school leader
  • Enhance opportunities for teacher leadership roles
  • Prepare for initial certification as a building principal or special education director

Program Learning Outcomes

The graduate with the Master of Science in Education degree in Educational Leadership will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to promote the success of all students by:  

  • Developing and implementing a vision for the school to guide the learning of all students and promote continuous school improvement.  
  • Providing instructional leadership that ensures a viable curriculum, effective instruction, professional learning, a positive school culture, and an equitable learning environment.   
  • Providing managerial leadership that ensures a safe, functional school environment, effective supervision of personnel, and the equitable and strategic use of school resources.   
  • Developing positive, supportive relationships with students, staff, parents/guardians, and the community.  
  • Continuing professional growth, reflective practice, and the ability to apply new knowledge and understanding to drive change and innovations.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Education Administration
  • School Law
  • School Supervision
  • Public School Finance
  • Instructional Leadership and School Improvement
  • Data Analysis for School Leaders

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Students Staying in Their Home Country deadline: 2-3 weeks prior to the start of the semester.


30 SCH


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • 2.75 or higher cumulative GPA
  • Teaching or student services (special education) certification
  • Experiences as a teacher or student services (special education) provider

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20340 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 678 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    20340 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 678 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10170 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 339 USD per credit during 12 months.

Online/Hybrid:  $394

Living costs for Warrensburg

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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