Florida’s Premier Leadership Program

The Master of Education in Educational Leadership provides the next level of skills and credentials possessed by accomplished teachers who seek to lead the education field for the next generation in schools, districts, and beyond.

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How to Apply

Apply today to start next term on Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Students are advised to submit applications as early as possible to assure optimal admission and financial aid considerations.

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Admission Requirements

  • Official transcripts of all academic work
  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Teacher Certification*
  • Current Résumé
  • Personal Statement
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 overall or a composite score of 297 on the GRE or 393 on the MAT tests

*Applicant must hold a Florida Professional Educator Certificate.

Delivery Options

You may complete your degree in as few as four semesters.

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Hybrid

Courses are offered in a hybrid format, a combination of online and in-class meetings.

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Florida Southern College is regionally accredited from SACS

Teachers earning a master’s degree in education from a regionally accredited institution may be eligible for additional annual compensation. Florida Southern encourages interested applicants to work with their local school districts to determine eligibility and the level of pay increase.

Top Reasons

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Expert Faculty

Every faculty member in the graduate program holds a doctorate degree and are recognized for their leadership, management and motivational abilities.

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Flexible

Courses are offered in a combination of online and in-class formats that meet the needs of your busy schedule.

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Prestigious Credentials

Our graduates enjoy a high job placement rate, and are impacting their classrooms, schools and communities on a daily basis.

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Connected

The curriculum provides both practical knowledge and professional networking opportunities through partnerships with practitioners who work in the schools every day.

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Program Contact

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Kelly Curtis

Admission Counselor and Advisor
863.680.4914

Program Costs

Florida Southern College reserves the right to revise fee schedules.

Base Required Fees

Base Required FeesCost
Tuition Per Credit Hour$410
Total Credit Hours36
Program Total$14,760
Technology fee per semester is based on credit hours enrolled$25 to $100

Additional Required Fees

Additional Required FeeCost
Chalk and Wire – ePortfolio$65.70 per year

Earn FSC Vouchers

Teachers who host a Florida Southern College education student for field study or internship earn a voucher for one free Florida Southern College School of Education course. There is no limit to the number you can earn; however, they are nontransferable.

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Curriculum

Course descriptions are available in the academic catalog.

Academic Catalog
EDU 6100 Educational Leadership for Change
EDU 6150 Resource Allocation for Student Achievement
EDU 6200 Ethics and School Law
EDU 6300 Leading in a Diverse Society
EDU 6400 Program Development: Teaching, Learning, and Assessment
EDU 6450 Strategic Faculty Development for P-12 Administrators
EDU 6550 Student Achievement, Accountability, and Standards-Based Instruction
EDU 6600 School Finance
EDU 6700 Instructional Leadership
TOTAL 36 hours