12 months
18514 USD/year
18514 USD/year
5712 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


Educational Leadership from Montana State University allows candidates to gain certification in Montana as a K-12 Principal.  Once candidates complete the MEd degree and earn principal certification they may take additional coursework to obtain superintendent licensure.   


At Educational Leadership from Montana State University students are expected to take coursework in the sequence outlined in the course offerings found below. Developing a learning community is a critical aspect of principal preparation. To enhance the development of a learning community among the students and to facilitate learning by offering an integrated curriculum, students will be placed into a cohort based on year of acceptance into the program and will matriculate together.


Educational Leadership from Montana State University is designed to meet the needs of those who desire positions in school leadership: K-12 Principal or Curriculum Director. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Supervision of Instruction 
  • Educational Leadership 
  • Schools & Diverse Communities 
  • Administration and Supervision of Special Education Programs 
  • School Finance 
  • K-12 Instructional Leadership
  • Field Exper in Ed Ldrshp
  • Planned Change 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree (or higher) or the equivalent from an accredited, government-recognized university. These degrees are generally four-year-long programs.
  • B average or higher from your undergraduate study (3.0/4.0 GPA, or equivalent).
  • Evidence of English language proficiency.
  • 3 letters of recommendation.
  • A personal statement.
  • Official transcripts for all post-secondary coursework completed.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18514 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 18514 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    18514 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18514 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    5712 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5712 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Bozeman

1099 - 2275 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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