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Leadership and Organizational Performance

Vanderbilt University

M.Ed.
24 months
Duration
2025 USD/credit
2025 USD/credit
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About

Explore the contexts in which human and organizational performance intersect. The master’s degree in Leadership and Organizational Performance at Vanderbilt University combines contemporary research and practice from relevant fields to prepare you to lead for-profit, non-profit, government, and educational organizations.

Overview

You’ll acquire a sophisticated understanding of organizational development, leadership theory, talent management, evidence-based practice, and program evaluation — all while developing your own critical thinking, collaboration, interpersonal, research, and leadership skills.

Key facts:

  • You’ll leave Vanderbilt University  with the necessary skillset to become a thought leader and take on principal roles as managers, consultants, military officers, policymakers, nonprofit and for-profit executives, educators, and entrepreneurs across various fields of expertise.
  • Through the Leadership and Organizational Performance program, you’ll learn how to cultivate evidence-based approaches to decisionmaking and solution-finding. Our courses emphasize applying course content to real-world problems and projects, allowing students to go a step beyond simply understanding a theory.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Education Policy and School Reform
  • American Education History & Policy
  • Economics of Education
  • Design of Human Performance Interventions
  • Consultation Skills
  • Organizational Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submitted online application
  • Transcript(s) from prior undergraduate and graduate work. 
  • Two letters of recommendation are required, three preferred for our master's programs. Three letters of recommendation are required for our Ed.D. programs.
  • Statement of purpose
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores
  • Scores from the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) may be submitted in lieu of the GRE for the following M.Ed. programs only.
  • Scores from the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) may be submitted in lieu of the GRE for the M.E.d. in Leadership and Organizational Performance. 
International applicants must submit all of the above, plus the following:
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores are required of all international applicants

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2025 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2025 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    2025 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2025 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Tuition fee per 1 credit hour

Funding

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