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Educational Leadership - Emancipatory School Leadership

San José State University

14 months
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7176 USD/year
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The Educational Leadership - Emancipatory School Leadership MA program offered at San José State University is designed for emerging K-12 school leaders who wish to engage with emancipatory leadership practices to improve educational opportunities for historically marginalized students. 

Overview

This Educational Leadership - Emancipatory School Leadership MA program offered at San José State University will prepare school leaders through deep engagement with research and practice through applied consulting on living case studies.

Emancipatory school leadership approaches create organizational cultures to reflect the diversity of experience and knowledge within school communities through collaborative approaches to deconstruct power systems, challenge inequitable practices and policies, and cultivate community cultural wealth.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates will be able to:

  • Build organizational cultures that reflect the diversity of experience and knowledge within school communities.
  • Identify approaches to educational leadership that include the cultural wealth present in communities that schools serve.
  • Design professional development that challenges bias and inequity in school settings.
  • Create culturally sustaining approaches to instructional leadership.
  • Implement policies and practices that reflect emancipatory school leadership principles.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Epistemologies of Educational Leadership: Personal, Political, & Intellectual 
  • Emancipatory Teaching and Learning 
  • Equity & Access: Practices, Policies, & Pedagogies 
  • Emancipatory Leadership as Praxis 
  • Critical Studies of Educational Policy 
  • Envisioning Emancipatory Leadership for Schools 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 14 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • U.S. bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution, or the completion of a 4-year bachelor’s degree from a recognized, accredited, and approved institution from a country outside of the U.S. 
  • A 2.5 institutional GPA (from the 0.0-4.0 U.S. grading scale) in the last degree completed, or a 2.5 GPA in the last two years of full time study
  • Good academic standing at the last institution attended
  • English Language Proficiency Exam
  • International Coursework and Degrees
  • Submit U.S./Canada Transcripts
  • Submit Test Scores
  • Submit Declaration of Finance Form
  • Submit Bank Letter or Bank Statement
  • Submit Copy of Current Passport
  • Submit Copy of Current Visa
  • Applicants must submit a letter of nomination/recommendation from a school leader as part of their application. Upon review of the applications, all applicant finalists will participate in an interview by the admissions committee to finalize admission to the program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 14 months.
  • National

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 14 months.
  • Non-resident students pay basic registration fees plus $396 per unit.

Living costs for San Jose

1740 - 3150 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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