Master's Degree in Educational Leadership in Kingston in Jamaica

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Educational Leadership

A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

The responsibilities of educational leadership typically fall to local administrators, such as superintendents and principals, and might include deans or department heads. These professionals often work with teachers, students and parents and are often responsible to create policies to improve the existing educational systems.

A few universities in the United States have extension programs in various parts of Jamaica. Most of the students who enroll in these part-time programs are working professionals who want to continue their education without having to relocate closer to the nation's Universities. Jamaica is the third largest island in the Caribbean.

The largest city of Jamaica, Kingston is known for its good weather and good living conditions. This capital city has some of good technology and IT institutions like University of Technology and University College of The Caribbean.

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Master of Education in Educational Administration and Leadership (M.Ed)

International University of the Caribbean
Campus Part time 2 years September 2017 Jamaica Kingston

The Masters in Educational Administration and Leadership is designed for educators who are seeking to be equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to become effective leaders /administrators in educational institutions. Graduates from this 2-year programme will be trained to provide leadership that is contextual, relevant and comparable to international standards... [+]

Masters in Educational Leadership in Kingston in Jamaica. Master of Education in Educational Administration and Leadership (M.Ed) The Masters in Educational Administration and Leadership is designed for educators who are seeking to be equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to become effective leaders /administrators in educational institutions. Graduates from this 2-year programme will be trained to provide leadership that is contextual, relevant and comparable to international standards. The programme consists of academic course work, classroom seminars and tutorials, engagements with classmates and a major thesis. The modular courses are offered over an extended week, once per month (Fridays to Sundays), and tutorial on the Saturday after each module, where students will apply their new learnings. Applicants should possess an accredited Bachelor’s degree in Education. However, other applications will be considered. Core Courses Changing Paradigms in Education The Transformational Leader Professional Ethics Nurture of Peacemakers Educational Administration Performance Counselling Research Methods I, Research Methods II Spirituality and Social Change Strategic Management & Change The Teacher as a Professional Accounting & Financial Planning Organizational Development & Intervention Entry Requirements An undergraduate degree in a related field. Students without the requisite background may be required to do qualifying courses. Career Opportunities Principals/Vice Principals School administrators Teachers Lecturers Education Consultants Fees & Funding US$220 per credit US$660 per 3 credit cours [-]