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MEd Educational Leadership

The master in Educational Leadership degree offered by the University of Arizona is for aspiring educational leaders who are seeking administrative certification.

Quick Facts

 
Full-time Duration: 22 months
Starting in: August
Tuition Fee: $10,063 per semester
Location: Tucson, United States

Educational Leadership degree offered by the University of Arizona provides a solid foundation for leaders considering doctoral work at the elementary and secondary levels.

The Department of Educational Policy Studies and Practice (EPSP) includes Educational Leadership and the Center for the Study of Higher Education. The EPSP department combines the K-12 focus with postsecondary education to create a P-20 perspective that taps into the dominant discourse of education and policymakers today.

The 30-unit Master of Arts in Educational Policy, offered by the Education Policy Studies and Practice Department in the College of Education, will provide students with an understanding of education policymaking history and process, and develop their skills to analyze data and inform policies.

Educational Opportunity

The program will provide anyone interested in education policy with the necessary background to engage in the policymaking process: classroom teachers, school leaders, university personnel, community members, and those interested in continuing their studies in a doctoral program.

The program will offer courses flexibly (e.g., evenings, online, hybrid) that will include research methods, critical topics in education policy, as well as the opportunity to take various elective courses that might include a focus on language policy, privatization and education reform, law, and/or public policy, among other focus areas.

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“Choosing the Master’s program for Physiological Sciences at the University of Arizona was one of the best decisions I could have made in my education. Our department is warm and collaborative, offering an array of research topics and techniques underneath a vast and integrative umbrella of physiology. Beyond my research experience, I was presented with teaching opportunities, which I feel honed my skill of scientific communication. Having the dynamic research/teaching/class schedule not only kept me active but helped me reinforce material in multiple contexts. Overall, this program was exactly what I wanted in my segway into the medical sciences… and with my teaching assistantship paying for my tuition, how could I say no?”​

Andrew Wojtanowski // MS 2016

Study Content

  • Arizona Education Law
  • Supervision of the Instructional Program
  • School Finance
  • Curriculum Leadership and Data Literacy for Continuous School
  • Disciplined Inquiry in Education
  • Problems in Educational Leadership: Capstone Experience

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