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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.

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Apply today to start next term on Tuesday, January 7, 2020

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

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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.

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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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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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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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Learn from our faculty the impact becoming a teacher can have on your future students.

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Master of Education in Educational Leadership Delivery Options

This 36 hour program consists of five online and four face to face courses. Field experiences are integrated into the coursework and most can be completed at the student’s school site.

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

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How to Apply

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.

Program Costs

Florida Southern College reserves the right to revise fee schedules.

Base Required Fees

Base Required FeesCost
Tuition Per Credit Hour$430
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

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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.

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.

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

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

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