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Southern Illinois University

M.Ed.
24 months
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35213 USD/year
14085 USD/year
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About

We are preparing practitioners who are interested in working in leadership positions in the public schools, higher education institutions, and public and private agencies. Such leaders should be thoroughly grounded in the knowledge base, theoretical models, research paradigms, practical applications, and ethical implications of their respective career paths.

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Overview

We strive to provide a balanced mix of theory with practice. In addition to being excellent teachers, our faculty is involved in research as part of the larger scholarly community and in service with practitioner groups on a state, regional, and national basis. Nine full-time faculty members, specializing in K-12 administration, higher education administration, community colleges, student affairs, research methodology, and education foundations/cultural studies, provide the instruction for these programs. The Department also typically employs adjunct professors, who serve as practicing administrators in both the K-12 and higher education arenas, to provide a real world perspective to your academic preparation.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Higher Education in the United States
  • Student Affairs Administration
  • Finance in Higher Education
  • Student Development Theories
  • College Students and College Cultures
  • Seminar I: Law and Higher Education
  • Evaluating Educational Research

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.7 (required)
2.7 (recommended)
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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2.7 (on a grading scale with 4.0=A; approximately a "B-" average) on the last two years of Bachelor's coursework
  • 3.0 on all previous graduate work (approximately a "B" average)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35213 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35213 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    14085 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14085 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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