M.Ed. On Campus

Educational Administration–K-12 Leadership

Kent State University

12 months
21952 USD/year
21952 USD/year
11766 USD/year
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The Master of Education degree in Educational Administration–K-12 Leadership from the Kent State University prepares teachers to become administrators in public and private school settings


This is an academically rigorous and experientially intense program, where future school leaders are challenged to excel and take their learning and potential to the next level by developing knowledge and understanding of current and developing leadership theories and practices in a democratic society.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this Educational Administration–K-12 Leadership program from the Kent State University will be able to:

  • Facilitate collaboratively the development, articulation, implementation and stewardship of a shared school vision of learning through the collection and use of data to identify school goals.
  • Sustain a school culture and instructional program conducive to student learning through collaboration, trust and a personalized learning environment with high expectations for students.
  • Create and evaluate a comprehensive, rigorous and coherent curricular and instructional school program.
  • Act in an ethical manner with integrity and fairness to ensure a school system of accountability for every student's academic and social success by modeling school principles of self-awareness, reflective practice, transparency and ethical behavior as related to their roles within the school.
  • Safeguard the values of democracy, equity and diversity within the school.
  • Evaluate the potential moral and legal consequences of decision-making in the school.
  • Promote social justice within the school to ensure that individual student needs inform all aspects of schooling.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • School And Special Education Law 
  • The Educational Principalshp 
  • Fundamentals Of Educational Administration 
  • School Finance For Building Administrators 
  • Leading For Social Justice 
  • Instructional Leadership 
  • The Administrator's Role In Curriculum Development 
  • Principles And Techniques Of Supervision And Special Education 
  • Community Relations And Communication Skills 
  • Research In Educational Services 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadline- At least one month before the start of the semester of first coursework.


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university for unconditional admission
  • Minimum 3.000 undergraduate GPA on a 4.000 point scale for unconditional admission
  • Official transcript(s)
  • GRE scores required if undergraduate GPA is below 3.000
  • Goal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Interview

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21952 USD/year
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  • National

    21952 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 21952 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11766 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 11766 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Kent

1036 - 1710 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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