M.Ed. Online Blended

Educational Leadership and Policy

Boston College

24 months
1538 USD/credit 23070 USD/year
1538 USD/credit 23070 USD/year
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The Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Educational Leadership and Policy at Boston College prepares graduates to assume leadership roles both within schools and within the greater community. While teachers work directly with students, educational leaders work to improve the systems serving students, their families, and communities.


With an emphasis on discernment and critical reflection, the Educational Leadership and Policy program at Boston College to educate the whole person to live a life of meaning and purpose. Graduates will inform organizational cultures and processes by drawing on social-justice values and leadership strategies to boldly improve equitable opportunities for traditionally marginalized students. Trained in critical inquiry and the use of evidence, graduates approach student development from a holistic perspective, and engage the whole community to support the whole child.

What You Will Learn

Graduates from the Educational Leadership and Policy program at the Lynch School will learn to:

  • Practice critical self-reflection and discernment
  • Foster an ethical, mission-driven school or educational environment/organization
  • Create structures that advance organizational and professional learning
  • Observe, assess, and support effective teaching and instructional practices
  • Advance equity and agency across multiple constituencies  

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Organizational Theory and Learning 
  • Family and Community Engagement
  • Instructional Leadership 
  • Using Data and Evidence for School Improvement 
  • Educational Law and Public Policy 
  • Leadership for Social Justice 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling Admission ends: July 19


30 alternative credits


Blended, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application fee of $75
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Résumé
  • Personal Statement
  • English proficiency
  • Professional experience in educational settings preferred 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    23070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1538 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    23070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1538 USD per credit during 24 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.

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