Educational Leadership

Florida International University

12 months
1002 USD/credit
456 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science (MS) degree program in Educational Leadership from  Florida International University comprises courses and experiences designed to develop entry-level competencies in the practice of educational leadership.

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The Master of Science degree program in Educational Leadership from  Florida International University incorporates coursework that constitutes the "modified Florida program in educational leadership" at Florida International University and addresses the competencies assessed in the Florida Educational Leadership Examination. The program may be used to satisfy part of the requirements of the Florida Department of Education for state certification in Educational Leadership.

Career Outlook

  • Assistant Principal
  • College Provost
  • Dean of Students or Faculty
  • Director or Supervisor
  • District Administrator
  • Instructional Coordinator
  • Principal
  • University Registrar

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Educational Leadership 
  • Leadership in Education 
  • Communication in Educational Leadership 
  • School Law
  • School Finance
  • Administering Educational Technology
  • Seminar in Educational Leadership

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


39 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3.25 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree and a grade point average of at least 3.25 (on 4.0 scale) in the last 60 semester hours of undergraduate coursework;
  • A copy of Teacher Service Record or letter from current principal as evidence of a minimum of three years of successful full-time teaching experience. 
  • Two letters of recommendation;
  • A current resume (curriculum vitae), including education, professional preparation, and employment history;
  • A brief written statement (approximately 250 words) articulating the applicant’s professional career goals and aspirations
  • Evidence of having satisfied the ESOL requirements of the State of Florida.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1002 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1002 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    456 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 456 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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