Leadership in Educational Systems M.S.E.

Earn a Master of Science in Education with a major in Leadership in Educational Systems and prepare for advancement in your career. The degree is designed to provide students with a thorough understanding of the United States system of education and to develop skills to lead educational systems. This program features an interdisciplinary approach. The Department of Educational Administration, the Department of Counselor Education, and the Department of Teacher Education provide courses in the program. The intent of the program is to provide students with an overview of U.S. approaches to educational issues of leadership curriculum, and teaching in K-12, and higher education.  The program will focus on practical wisdom necessary for those planning professional careers in diverse educational communities in the 21st century.

Admission Requirements

  1. Official academic records of all previously attended colleges or universities must be submitted directly from the colleges or universities to the Office of Graduate Admission Processing. Hand-carried transcripts, official copies marked "Issued to Student," and unofficial copies are not acceptable.
  2. Three letters of recommendation from professors or employers.
  3. A personal statement regarding career goals and aspirations.
  4. Results from the GRE or MAT are required for applicants with an undergraduate grade-point average below 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.

Additional requirements apply for international students.

Additional Information

Applicants must have attained an undergraduate cumulative grade-point average of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Applicants who have less than a 2.75 cumulative GPA may be admitted if they achieve a raw score of 40 or higher or a scaled score of 396 or higher on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or scaled scores of 149 or higher on the verbal ability and 4.0 or higher on the analytical writing sections of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). For tests administrations prior to August 1, 2011, a scaled score of 430 or higher on the analytical ability section is required. 

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