Master in Educational Leadership in USA

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Educational Leadership

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Educational leadership refers to the responsibilities of leaders in a school setting. These administrators might attract and hire educators, appropriately placing professionals where their talents could be put to the best use. These supervisors often work to create collaborative relationships with teachers, parents and students. 

 

Education in the United States is mainly provided by the public sector, with control and funding coming from three levels: state, local, and federal, in that order. The common requirements to study at a higher education level in United States will include your admissions essay (also known as the statement of purpose or personal statement), transcript of records, recommendation/reference letters, language tests

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Master of Education in Global Youth Development and Leadership

SIT Graduate Institute
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Brattleboro Washington DC

Earn a master’s in education in just one year. You’ll learn the hard skills you need to design and deliver an innovative, world-class youth program. Start in fall or spring—whatever works for your schedule—and get back out into the field after just 12 months. By the end of the program, you’ll be ready to step into competitive jobs. [+]

A degree designed around youth

Earn a master’s in education in just one year. You’ll learn the hard skills you need to design and deliver an innovative, world-class youth program.

Start in fall or spring—whatever works for your schedule—and get back out into the field after just 12 months. By the end of the program, you’ll be ready to step into competitive jobs.

Hands-on, experiential learning

A key component of the program is the practicum. This two- to three-month practicum will be completed in the summer following the completion of coursework for students starting in the fall or the summer between coursework semesters for students starting in the spring. This hands-on experience gives you an edge in the job market.... [-]


Master Of Education In Educational Administration

Grand Canyon University
Campus or Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 4 more

Grand Canyon University’s Master of Education in Educational Administration was created for those who are interested in pursuing a principal’s license and working in educational administration in the pre-K through 12 setting. [+]

Advanced Program For Principal Licensure

Offered By: College of Education

Overview

Earn Your Master’s in Educational Administration

Grand Canyon University’s Master of Education in Educational Administration was created for those who are interested in pursuing a principal’s license and working in educational administration in the pre-K through 12 setting. Offered through the College of Education, this master's in educational administration degree helps you learn professional and ethical practices as seen through the lens of a Christian worldview.

In the master's degree in education administration online program, you participate in an internship along with practicum and field experiences. These opportunities provide you with the practical application of the program’s learning objectives and competencies. It is through this practical application that you become well prepared to pursue educational administration positions after graduating. The Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) and Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) standards form the foundation of this regionally accredited and Arizona-approved program of study.... [-]


Master of Educational Leadership

Plymouth State University
Campus September 2018 USA Plymouth

The MEd in Educational Leadership prepares candidates for a variety of leadership roles (e.g. teacher leader, department chair, principal) at the elementary, middle, and secondary levels in both public and private school settings. The program provides educators with the knowledge, skills, and understanding they need to successfully practice effective leadership in their learning organizations. [+]

The MEd in Educational Leadership prepares candidates for a variety of leadership roles (e.g. teacher leader, department chair, principal) at the elementary, middle, and secondary levels in both public and private school settings. The program provides educators with the knowledge, skills, and understanding they need to successfully practice effective leadership in their learning organizations.Courses of study are based on the realization that specific methods of shaping and operating educational organizations change, but sound theory related to management, decision making, human relations, and participatory leadership remains constant.

In general terms, the program provides candidates with an expanded awareness of the roles of school leaders; an ability to identify and prioritize steps that lead an educational institution toward continuous improvement; a wide variety of approaches to school leadership that reflect flexibility in methodology and outlook; opportunities to learn from, and share ideas with, colleagues and other practitioners; opportunities to build leadership experience; knowledge of current research concerning school reform and innovation; and support in developing the self-confidence necessary for providing leadership to others.... [-]


MEd in Bilingual and Multicultural Education

Northern Arizona University
Campus or Online Part time August 2018 USA Flagstaff

Our degree program prepares candidates for a career as an English as a second language (ESL) classroom teacher, ESL resource teacher, or a teacher responsible for providing ESL instruction and support in the regular classroom or special settings. [+]

Curricular Requirements for 2016-2017 Academic Year

Our degree program prepares candidates for a career as an English as a second language (ESL) classroom teacher, ESL resource teacher, or a teacher responsible for providing ESL instruction and support in the regular classroom or special settings. Candidates gain the knowledge, skills, and dispositions for developing ESL skills across reading, writing and listening, and for involving community and families as partners. They will also leave the program with a historical perspective of English learners in the U.S. Candidates will develop specific skills for assessing English learner proficiency and content area knowledge, and knowledge of various program models. They will become familiar with current research in ESL instruction, and understand how theory can be structured in classroom practice to develop the oral language and literacy skills of all students.... [-]


Master’s Degree in Education Leadership, Management and Emerging Technologies

Marconi International University - Miami
Campus or Online Full time Part time 18 months September 2018 USA Miami + 1 more

The Master in Education Leadership and Management program is designed for students who seek roles as leaders in the field of education, exposing them to innovative research and practice in the leadership, management, and administration of educational institutions. [+]

The Master in Education Leadership and Management program is designed for students who seek roles as leaders in the field of education, exposing them to innovative research and practice in the leadership, management, and administration of educational institutions. Taught by experienced practitioners and active researchers in the field, the Master integrates theory and practice to enable graduates to gain academic and practical skills in oral communication, problem-solving, critical thinking and team building.

Program Objective

This Master program is intended for persons who wish to gain a comprehensive and contemporary understanding in one of the specialisms offered or in a number of disciplines that inform educational theory and practice.... [-]


MSEd Educational Psychology

College of Saint Rose
Campus Full time August 2018 USA Albany

If you aspire to motivate children in your classroom, make instruction more exciting, research instructional methods, or evaluate programs and lessons, a Saint Rose program in Educational Psychology can open these opportunities for you. [+]

If you aspire to motivate children in your classroom, make instruction more exciting, research instructional methods, or evaluate programs and lessons, a Saint Rose program in Educational Psychology can open these opportunities for you.

Graduates leave this program with the ability to critique any instructional situation—teaching mathematical concepts in a typical classroom, leading adult workshops for the State Education Department, conducting parenting classes, grant writing, program evaluation, and others—and then develop strategies that will help create the optimal learning environment. Students choose from one of four schemes that lead to the degree:

General Scheme: designed for students who seek a broad understanding of educational psychology and its application to diverse contexts.... [-]


MSEd in Student Affairs Administration

University of Wisconsin La Crosse
Campus or Online Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 USA La Crosse + 1 more

Using a theory to practitioner model, the mission of the Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education master’s degree program is to prepare student affairs professionals with the competencies to work effectively within the complex political, economic, cultural, and social contexts of higher education. [+]

Degree

Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.) in Student Affairs Administration (SAA) in Higher Education

SAA Mission

Using a theory to practitioner model, the mission of the Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education master’s degree program is to prepare student affairs professionals with the competencies to work effectively within the complex political, economic, cultural, and social contexts of higher education.

Professional Competencies

The Student Affairs Administration (SAA) graduate program at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse has embraced the ACPA/NASPA Professional Competencies and has aligned the curriculum of the graduate program to ensure basic understanding in the competencies as part of the learning experience of our graduate students.... [-]


Master of Education (MED/ALTA) Instructional Leadership

Alabama State University The Harold Lloyd Murphy Graduate School
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 USA Montgomery

The Instructional Leadership program will focus on leadership that develops candidates for the critical task of transforming school districts into cultures of excellence. To this end, candidates will be equipped with the appropriate knowledge, abilities, and dispositions to facilitate organizational change. In keeping with our institutional academic goals, one of our missions is to develop candidates who will assist and lead school systems to eliminate the achievement gap and to improve the lives of the economically and socially disadvantaged who have for too long been underserved educationally in this state and nation. Candidates will be expected to develop expertise in using data to drive improvement efforts, assessments, and to create and lead schools and school systems committed to student learning and achievement. [+]

The Instructional Leadership program will focus on leadership that develops candidates for the critical task of transforming school districts into cultures of excellence. To this end, candidates will be equipped with the appropriate knowledge, abilities, and dispositions to facilitate organizational change. In keeping with our institutional academic goals, one of our missions is to develop candidates who will assist and lead school systems to eliminate the achievement gap and to improve the lives of the economically and socially disadvantaged who have for too long been underserved educationally in this state and nation.

Candidates will be expected to develop expertise in using data to drive improvement efforts, assessments, and to create and lead schools and school systems committed to student learning and achievement.... [-]


Master of Education in Educational Leadership (MEd)

William Paterson University of New Jersey
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Wayne

The MEd in the educational leadership program, designed for teachers who aspire to leadership positions in schools, values democratic collaboration, diversity, equity, theory, critical inquiry, reflective practice, continuous improvement, student success, and ethical practice. The program strikes a balance between the competing tensions of management and leadership. [+]

Master of Education in Educational Leadership (MEd)

The MEd in the educational leadership program, designed for teachers who aspire to leadership positions in schools, values democratic collaboration, diversity, equity, theory, critical inquiry, reflective practice, continuous improvement, student success, and ethical practice. The program strikes a balance between the competing tensions of management and leadership. Courses focus on the development of skills that enable aspiring principals to understand how to manage schools successfully.

At the conclusion of their studies, graduates embrace shared leadership, diversity, equity, reflective inquiry, and ethical values that support relationships in caring, nurturing learning environments for all students. They also bring meaning, value, and focus on their school communities, leading them far beyond the ordinary.... [-]


Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Instructional Leadership

Alabama State University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Montgomery

The Instructional Leadership program will focus on leadership that develops candidates for the critical task of transforming school districts into cultures of excellence. To this end, candidates will be equipped with the appropriate knowledge, abilities and dispositions to facilitate organizational change. [+]

The Instructional Leadership program will focus on leadership that develops candidates for the critical task of transforming school districts into cultures of excellence. To this end, candidates will be equipped with the appropriate knowledge, abilities, and dispositions to facilitate organizational change. In keeping with our institutional academic goals, one of our missions is to develop candidates who will assist and lead school systems to eliminate the achievement gap and to improve the lives of the economically and socially disadvantaged who have for too long been underserved educationally in this state and nation. Candidates will be expected to develop expertise in using data to drive improvement efforts, assessments, and to create and lead schools and school systems committed to student learning and achievement.... [-]


Masters and Doctoral Programs in Educational Leadership

Cambridge Graduate University
Campus September 2018 USA Cambridge

The mission of the Masters and Doctoral Programs in Educational Leadership is to prepare educational leaders with an advanced, broad and in-depth knowledge base and skills to effectively build [+]

Masters and Doctoral Programs in Educational Leadership

The mission of the Masters and Doctoral Programs in Educational Leadership is to prepare educational leaders with an advanced, broad and in-depth knowledge base and skills to effectively build and sustain meaningful and purposeful relationships with constituents and to effectuate reform efforts that result in improved student achievement.

Curriculum Overview

"...action which embodies certain qualities. These include a commitment to human well being and the search for truth, and a respect for others. It is the action of people who are free, who are able to act for themselves...praxis is always risky" (Carr and Kremis 1986:190)... [-]


Master's in Assessment, Testing, and Measurement in Education

The George Washington University - Graduate School Of Education & Human Development
Campus Full time 15 months September 2018 USA Washington DC

This 15-month program is designed for individuals who are entering or advancing in positions associated with assessment, testing, and measurement in diverse settings. The program offers the nation's premier graduate training in psychometric and statistical methods taught by faculty who are engaged in world-class research. Students are mentored through all phases of the research process and become trained in modern analytical methods. [+]

Master's in Assessment, Testing, and Measurement in Education

This 15-month program is designed for individuals who are entering or advancing in positions associated with assessment, testing, and measurement in diverse settings. The program offers the nation's premier graduate training in psychometric and statistical methods taught by faculty who are engaged in world-class research. Students are mentored through all phases of the research process and become trained in modern analytical methods.

Why a GW Master's in Assessment, Testing & Measurement? Leading Edge Learning: Establishing and advancing systems of statistical measurement have become critical to corporate, educational and non-profit operations. The ATM program will train you to develop and manage dynamic, data based strategies to generate profit and organizational success. Rapid Growth in Opportunities: The field is growing rapidly with strong demand for trained psychometricians with the skill to develop assessment tools and analyze and interpret results. The program is tailored to improve skills and advance your professional opportunities with a certificate or Masters degree. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics the field is s projected to grow 27 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations. BLS States: " Growth is expected to result from more widespread use of statistical analysis to make informed business, healthcare, and policy decisions." Work:Life Balance: In a recent Glassdoor survey, data scientists topped the list of best rated jobs for work life balance! http://www.glassdoor.com/blog/25-jobs-worklife-balance-2015/ Curriculum ... [-]

MSED in Instructional Technology

Duquesne University
Campus Full time Part time 1 year September 2018 USA Pittsburgh + 1 more

The Instructional Technology Program resides in the Department of Instruction and Leadership in Education and includes a IT Specialist Certificate Program, a Masters of Science in Education and the Doctoral Program in Instructional Technology. Most of the courses are offered in an on-line format. [+]

MSED in Instructional Technology

The Instructional Technology Program resides in the Department of Instruction and Leadership in Education and includes a IT Specialist Certificate Program, a Masters of Science in Education and the Doctoral Program in Instructional Technology. Most of the courses are offered in an on-line format.

The Masters of Science in Education in Instructional Technology provides participants with the necessary knowledge and hands-on experience to effectively integrate technology into their classroom and instruction. The Pennsylvania Instructional Technology Specialists Certification is awarded upon completion of the program. Instructional Technology prepares you to:... [-]


Masters in Advanced Studies in Teacher Leadership

University of Central Arkansas
Online Full time Part time 30 hours September 2018 USA Conway + 1 more

The Master’s Degree in Advanced Studies in Teacher Leadership (ASTL) is a 30-credit hour online degree program designed to enhance and expand your existing knowledge, skills, and dispositions while further developing the core competencies expected of advanced educators. [+]

ASTL Graduate Degree Program The Master’s Degree in Advanced Studies in Teacher Leadership (ASTL) is a 30-credit hour online degree program designed to enhance and expand your existing knowledge, skills, and dispositions while further developing the core competencies expected of advanced educators. The ASTL degree program prepares graduates with opportunities to demonstrate knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to and beneficial for: Responding positively to classroom practices that enhance student learning. Critically analyzing classroom practices and appropriately responding to the findings. Articulating the rationale for decisions regarding professional practice, classroom instruction, and classroom/school policies and procedures. Making informed decisions by reflecting on experiences both past and present to improve teaching practices that enhance student learning. Becoming change leaders for the improvement of their schools. ... [-]

M.Ed. in Educational Leadership

High Tech High Graduate School Of Education
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 USA San Diego + 1 more

The GSE is committed to providing its students with learning experiences that are personalized, authentic and transformative. Graduate students in the M.Ed. Program create personal learning plans, explore their own questions through action research and other forms of inquiry, and share their work with audiences within and beyond the GSE. [+]

M.Ed. Program Overview

The GSE is committed to providing its students with learning experiences that are personalized, authentic and transformative. Graduate students in the M.Ed. Program create personal learning plans, explore their own questions through action research and other forms of inquiry, and share their work with audiences within and beyond the GSE. They work and learn collaboratively in a cohort model spanning grade levels, disciplines and diverse learning environments. GSE students have ample opportunities to apply theory to real-world teaching and learning contexts, while also contributing to broader discussions of educational theory and practice. Situated within an innovative K-12 environment, the GSE aims to develop leaders who are able to shape learning environments that are both innovative and equitable, to address questions of theory and practice that matter, and to communicate that with the field at large.... [-]