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Master of Education in Educational Leadership

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Florida’s Premier Leadership Program

The Master of Education in Educational Leadership prepares leaders to transform schools into places where teachers and students grow.

Apply today to start next term on Thursday, June 18, 2020

Students are advised to submit applications as early as possible to assure optimal admission consideration.

SACS Accredited

Florida Southern College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. This program is fully approved by the Florida Department of Education.

Expert Faculty

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


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

Prestigious Credentials

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


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

Program Information

Course descriptions are available in the academic catalog.

Academic Catalog
Course Number Course Name
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

Florida Southern College reserves the right to revise fee schedules.

Base Required Fees

Base Required FeesCost
Tuition Per Credit Hour$430
Technology fee per semester is based on credit hours enrolled$30 to $120

Additional Required Fees

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

Admission Requirements

  • Official transcripts of all academic work
  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Teacher Certification*
  • FLDOE Teaching Requirement Form
  • 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.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is the program delivery?

The program consists of nine courses. Five courses utilize an online format. Four courses meet on campus for seven Saturdays each semester. The Saturday classes meet from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Does this program lead to Educational Leadership certification?

Yes, students are required to maintain a 3.0, complete all coursework and pass the Florida Educational Leadership Examination to graduate from this state approved program and apply for certification.

Is there a practicum required?

Field experiences are integrated into each course. The student will receive feedback on all field experiences from a school administrator mentor and the professor.

How will my course schedule be determined?

The program coordinator will assist students in registering for courses each semester and will ensure that you are completing all requirements throughout the program.

What roles will this degree prepare me to perform?

This program prepares students to become school and district level leaders.

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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Program Contact

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Kelly Levin

Admission Counselor and Advisor
phone 863.680.4914
send text to 863.225.8405