Educational Leadership MEd


About the Program

The cohort-based Master of Education in Educational Leadership, offered in collaboration with Church Teachers’ College, Mandeville, Jamaica, prepares students to become transformative leaders in a variety of educational settings and roles, including leadership positions in the direction and management of K-12 schools and higher education. Graduates are prepared for the roles of principal, business administrator, and other administrative positions in schools, school districts, colleges and universities. The Educational Leadership MEd program is designed to help students gain both new ways to think about education in Jamaica and to develop a robust global perspective.

Admission Requirements and Deadlines

Application Deadline:

Fall: March 1
Spring: November 1

Applicants should submit all required admissions documents by the application deadline to receive priority consideration for admission and financial support.

APPLY ONLINE to this graduate program.

Official Transcript: Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from all accredited institutions attended and/or from which credit was earned must be submitted. Official diploma transcripts should be submitted, if applicable.

Program Requirements

General Program Requirements:
Number of Credits Required Beyond the Baccalaureate: 36

Required Courses:

AOD 5532Leadership and Management3
EDAD 5063Educational Reform3
EDAD 5300Intro Issues Sch Ldship3
EDAD 5301Leadership for Learning3
EDAD 5303Ldshp in Diverse Context3
EDAD 5304Sch Operations, Mgmt, Tech3
EDAD 5305Knowledge Sch Improve3
EDAD 5307Clin Exp in Sch Ldship3
EDAD 5742Pro-Seminar in Ed Policy3
EDAD 5895School Violence: Risk Prevention3
EDUC 5101Critical Understanding of Social Science Research3
EDUC 5212Curriculum, Instruction, and Technology in Education3
Total Credit Hours36

Culminating Event: Successful completion of coursework is required to earn the MEd degree.


Department Information:

Dept. of Policy, Organizational and Leadership Studies

College of Education and Human Development

1301 Cecil B. Moore Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19122-6091


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