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Educational Leadership

Pennsylvania State University

12 months
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950 USD/credit 28500 USD/year
950 USD/credit 28500 USD/year
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Broaden your leadership potential as a teacher or administrator and meet your professional development goals with one of the three educational leadership options offered in this online Educational Leadership master's degree program at Pennsylvania State University.

Overview

If you are a K–12 teacher who wants to broaden your leadership potential, expand your knowledge about schools, teachers, and student learning, and renew your passion to work on behalf of public education as you meet professional development goals, the Educational Leadership master's program at Pennsylvania State University is for you.

To help you prepare for your new role as an education leader, Penn State World Campus has partnered with the College of Education to offer you a completely online Master of Education in Educational Leadership, with your choice of three emphasis areas:

  • Teacher Leader
  • School Leader
  • School Leader (without Principal Certification)

Features

  • Earn a respected degree from a school with more than 15 years of experience in online learning and 100+ years of distance education experience. Our College of Education is regularly ranked among the nation's best graduate schools, according to U.S. News & World Report, and your master's program is taught by the same nationally recognized faculty.
  • Penn State is an Act 48–approved provider for Pennsylvania educators, so the courses for the Master of Education in Educational Leadership may count toward your professional development hours.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • How Schools Work
  • Data Informed Leadership
  • The Principalship for Aspiring School Leaders
  • Principles of Instructional Leadership
  • Planned Change for School Improvement
  • Leadership for Equity and Diversity
  • The Law and Education for Educational Leaders
  • Curriculum Design: Theory and Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or a tertiary (postsecondary) degree that is deemed comparable to a four-year bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution. 
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended
  • GPA and Test Scores — A successful undergraduate record with a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • English Proficiency
  • References (3)
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • Resume
  • Writing Sample 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 950 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    28500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 950 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

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