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Educational Leadership

Online Master of Education in Educational Leadership

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72%Graduate with No APUS-incurred Student Loan Debt1

ABOUT THIS PROGRAM

What You'll Learn

Degree at a Glance

Number of Credits
36
Cost Per Credit2
$370 | $250*
8 Week Program Format
Online

Program RequirementsPrint Friendly Version

Students must choose a concentration for this degree program:

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Programmatic Admission Requirements

All AMU master's degree and graduate programs require a bachelor’s degree (or higher) from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

In addition, the following is required for admission into this program.  All documentation must be provided prior to course registration:

  • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.5
  • Official bachelor’s or master’s transcript showing conferral of degree
  • School of Education non-certification questionnaire
  • Graduate writing sample
  • Signed statement of understanding (SOU)
  • Documentation of 3 years teaching experience or 3 years managerial experience in an instructional setting
  • You are required to take EDUC509 as the first course in this degree program, but other courses may be taken in conjunction with EDUC509.
  • You must be physically located in proximity to a school district where the right to conduct on-site observations is approved.
  • Background check requirements and fees for on-site observations might be required and are your responsibility.
  • Please read all graduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation including a legible copy of your valid government-issued photo ID (civilian students) or government issued JST or CCAF transcript (military students).
  • If you have a non-U.S. transcript, please view our International Admissions page for more information.
  • There is no fee to complete the AMU admission application. View steps to apply.
     

Important notes

This online master's degree is meant for practicing teachers seeking administrator roles which do not require state certification.

An AMU admissions representative will contact you via email or phone to assist you with the enrollment process, review your documentation, and to notify you when you have been admitted into the program and may register for courses.

Materials Cost

Technology fees: $65 per course | $0 for active-duty military servicemembers, and for National Guard and Reserve personnel when using military TA.

Need Help?

Selecting the right program to meet your educational goals is a key step in ensuring a successful outcome. If you are unsure of which program to choose, or need more information, please contact an AMU admissions representative at 877-755-2787 or info@apus.edu.

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1Alumni Graduated with No APUS-incurred Student Loan Debt

As of May 1, 2019. Includes alumni who graduated with an associate, bachelor's, or master's degree from APUS. Student loan debt is defined as student loans and private education loans used for tuition, fees, living expenses, and book costs associated with courses taken at APUS.

2Cost Per Credit Hour

To minimize out-of-pocket costs, active-duty servicemembers, their spouse/dependents, National Guard members, and Reservists receive a tuition grant that caps undergraduate, master's degree, and graduate certificate tuition at $250/credit hour. In addition, a master's-level book grant provides no-cost textbooks and ebooks for master’s-level courses to active-duty servicemembers, their spouse/dependents, National Guard members, and Reservists.
See all military student benefits.