M.Ed. On Campus

Educational Leadership and Policy

24 months
1329 USD/credit 19935 USD/year
1329 USD/credit 19935 USD/year
966 USD/credit 14490 USD/year
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Explore education in the broader community and the policies that impact schools and teaching in urban centers with the Master of Education in Educational Leadership and Policy in Temple University's College of Education and Human Development. 


This 30- to 36-credit master’s degree pgraom is designed so students can prepare to identify and apply effective practices for ethical and equitable leadership in schools, school districts and community systems. Students have the option to focus in either the Education Policy, School Leadership or Urban Education concentration. 

Through the program’s curriculum, students form advanced knowledge in the

  • development and implementation of educational policies and reforms; 
  • historical, economic and sociocultural community contexts that shape and influence local education and schooling;
  • influence of race, ethnicity and social class on education policy and opportunities for individuals; and
  • landscape of contemporary education reform, and identify skills used by advocates seeking change.


The M.Ed. degree in Educational Leadership and Policy at Temple University  prepares students for positions of leadership in school settings, particularly in urban schools.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Educational Reform
  •  Action and Collaborative Research Seminar
  • Leadership for Learning
  • Knowledge Sch Improve
  • Change Leadership
  • Clinical Experiences in School Leadership
  • Action and Collaborative Research Seminar
  • Federal Policy and Local Impact

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Letters of Reference: 2
  • Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline
  • Statement of Goals: In 500 to 1,000 words, outline your interest in seeking a master’s degree with a specific focus on the career to which you aspire, your interests, and your academic and job-related experiences that are relevant to the program.
  • Standardized Test Scores
  • Resume: Current resume required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19935 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1329 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    19935 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1329 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    14490 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 966 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 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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