M.Ed. On Campus

Educational Leadership - Principalship

Arizona State University

14 months
25200 USD/year
23544 USD/year
11720 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


If you aspire to a school leadership position as an administrator or teacher leader and believe in the power of education to transform children’s lives, you may be a candidate for the Educational Leadership - Principalship MEd program from Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University.


This rigorous, standards-based Educational Leadership - Principalship MEd program from Arizona State University provides you with the knowledge and expertise to become a transformative administrator or teacher leader with a deep and unwavering commitment to providing excellent and equitable educational opportunities for all students.  

This program equips you with the skills to:

  • Facilitate school-level, systemic change 
  • Create and sustain a culture of innovation and collaboration
  • Successfully lead curriculum development
  • Interpret and use data to support student success
  • Provide effective feedback, support and evaluation for teachers
  • Build a community network of support for your students and school
  • Ensure equitable and excellent educational opportunities and support for all students

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this rigorous, standards-based leadership preparation program have the expertise to become transformative administrators or teacher leaders. They display skills in effective collaboration and critical reasoning that are needed to effectively lead a school and support increased academic achievement and success for all learners.

Career examples include:
  • assistant principal
  • principal
  • school administrator
  • team lead (K-12 school)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Competencies/Performance Ed Admin
  • Critical Issues 
  • Leadership in Curriculum and Assessment 
  • Instructional Supervision
  • Instructional Leadership 
  • School Finance and Human Resources
  • School, Family, and Community Connections
  • American Education System 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 14 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.
  • Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree from a regionally accredited institution and have at least two years of pre-K through grade 12 teaching experience as a teacher of record.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.

All applicants must submit:

  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • three letters of recommendation
  • personal statement
  • resume
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25200 USD per year during 14 months.
  • National

    23544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23544 USD per year during 14 months.
  • In-State

    11720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11720 USD per year during 14 months.

Living costs for Mesa

900 - 1350 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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