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Education Policy and Leadership

American University Washington DC

Pre-Master On Campus
12 months
29315 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Education Policy and Leadership program at American University Washington DC is a one-semester, pre-master’s program designed specifically for international students. 

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The Education Policy and Leadership program at American University Washington DC is ideal for students who are ready to succeed in immersive English-speaking classrooms, but who also want the benefit of English-language and academic training that will help them succeed in their graduate program. 

The curriculum offers a combination of coursework for your intended graduate degree and exclusive classes. You will be equipped with the practical, degree-specific vocabulary and research skills you need to excel in your coursework.

Program highlights

  • Just the Right Amount of Support –  features a curriculum designed to accommodate your academic and English-language needs.
  • Credit-Bearing – Earn graduate-level credits toward your degree while taking courses tailored to your needs as an international student, helping you achieve your academic and career goals.
  • Professional Development Courses Tailored to Your Goals – Special learning objectives and English-language support help develop your skills to the graduate and professional level.
  • Learn in Both Open and Closed Courses – You will take courses with other American University students, while some courses are customized for and only taken by students in your cohort.

Programme Structure

The program sets you up for success with:

  • Academic, English-language, and cultural support.
  • College credit towards your AU degree.
  • Access to exclusive courses and cultural events.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • College/university transcripts
  • Copies of your passport
  • English test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29315 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29315 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.


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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Education Policy and Leadership
American University Washington DC


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