Educational Leadership

Long Island University (LIU)

Master On Campus
12 months
1274 USD/credit
1274 USD/credit
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The 36-credit M.S./ED in Leadership at the Long Island University (LIU) equips today's educators with the skills they need to effectively balance six essential components of successful school district administration: human relations, leadership, school-community relations, research, school business, and technology.



In addition to coursework in subject areas ranging from curricular concerns to supervision to school law, you will gain valuable insight from our outstanding team of professors - all of whom are active in their specialized fields.

Under the mentorship of a school administrator, students at the M.S./ED in Leadership at the Long Island University (LIU) will complete a 400-hour, hands-on administrative internship. Upon completion of this program (and successful passage of the New York State School Leadership Assessment) students will be eligible for New York state certification as a School Building Leader and School District Leader.

Candidates for this program must have a bachelor’s degree, permanent or professional state certification in teaching or an educational specialty and satisfactory completion of three years of teaching.


All undergraduate and graduate programs at LIU Post are registered with the New York State Education Department and accredited by the Commission of Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. 

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Administrative Core
  • Curricular Concerns in Public School Administration
  • School Law
  • Supervisor In School Setting
  • School Business Administration
  • School Personnel Administration
  • Public School Finance
  • Seminar in Youth Problems, Curricular Innovation and the Administration of Innovative Programs
  • School District Administration: Problems and Issues
  • School Plant Planning
  • Collective Negotiations In Education
  • Special Education Law For School Administrators
  • Administration of Educational Programs for Exceptional Children
  • School Organization, Programming and Scheduling
  • Leadership and Administration in Multicultural School Settings

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We have rolling admissions. As an international student it is important to apply as soon as possible so that you have plenty of time to get your visa.




36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
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

  • Application for Admission.
  • Application fee: (non-refundable).
  • Baccalaureate degree and a minimum undergraduate cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or equivalent. 
  • Official copies of your undergraduate and/or graduate transcripts from any college(s) or universities you have attended.
  • Two professional and/or academic letters of recommendation that address the applicant’s potential in the profession and ability to complete a graduate program.
  • Personal statement that addresses the reason you are interested in pursuing graduate work in this area of study.
  • Students for whom English is a second language must submit official score results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1274 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1274 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1274 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1274 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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