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Keiser University’s Master of Science in Education, Leadership (MSEdL) provides experienced educators the preparation to become educational institution leaders and administrators. The program fosters independent learning and prepares students to contribute through leadership and scholarship to the education profession. Students complete a foundation of courses in such areas as diversity, curriculum design, ethics, decision-making, and instructional technology before focusing on all aspects involving administrative roles. Graduates are able to demonstrate knowledge and application of theory and to critically analyze and solve education-related issues and problems based on applied research methods.
Up to 12 credits of transfer credit
Leadership and management career opportunities in K-12 and higher education settings.
Financial aid for those who qualify**
** Speak with a dedicated financial aid counselor to explore all your financial aid and funding options.
* Time to completion is an estimate, not intended as a guarantee, and can vary based on many case-by-case factors.
Keiser University’s MSEdL program prepares students to contribute to the education profession as leaders. Upon completion of the program, students are able to:
Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited institution.
The Master of Science in Education, Leadership is designed to meet the needs of students with accredited baccalaureate degrees. Students may be licensed classroom practitioners, education administrators or teachers seeking positions within administration. State departments of education certify public school principals through an application and testing process. To be eligible for a school administrator license, most states require applicants to have at least three years of teaching experience and to hold graduate degrees.
Note: Courses in the MSEdL program are each eight-weeks in length, and students are scheduled for two courses concurrently if attending full-time.
To receive a Master of Science in Education, Leadership degree, students must earn 36 graduate semester credit hours. In the final semester of their program, students complete an action research project related to their area of interest. No electives are offered in this program. Thirty of the program hours must be completed through Keiser University. Program requirements are as follows:
Graduate Division Courses
|Master of Science in Education, Educational Leadership Major Core Courses ( 36.0 credit hours )|
|Affirming Diversity||3.0 credit hours|
|Education Governance, Motivation and Ethical Decision Making||3.0 credit hours|
|Introduction to Curriculum and Instructional Design||3.0 credit hours|
|Advanced Educational Assessment and Evaluation||3.0 credit hours|
|The Law in Education||3.0 credit hours|
|Learning Theories Applied To Classroom Instruction and Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Education System Organization and Leadership||3.0 credit hours|
|Personnel Selection and Development||3.0 credit hours|
|Education Budgeting and Finance||3.0 credit hours|
|Internship in Educational Leadership||3.0 credit hours|
|Action Research I||3.0 credit hours|
|Action Research II (Capstone)||3.0 credit hours|
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