12 months
18030 USD/year
18030 USD/year
8202 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


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.


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:

  • 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


39 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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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. 
  • Other exams: FELE
  • Three 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

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  • International

    18030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9015 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    18030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9015 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8202 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4101 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for West Miami

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.


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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