Online Master of Education in Educational Leadership (Principalship)
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ASU's Master of Education in educational leadership, principalship degree is designed for aspiring principals or teachers interested in becoming leaders in their schools and districts.
Through this degree program, you will learn to successfully manage the challenges of curriculum development, interpret and use test results, interact with the community, and lead other teachers to achieve school goals.
The online principalship concentration is ideal if you are looking to complete the coursework and field experiences required to attain principal certification but take advantage of the college’s internet-based coursework.
All options are designed to prepare teachers to meet Arizona requirements for principal or supervision certification. If you are interested in the online program and are seeking certification in a state other than Arizona, you should contact your state department of education to determine the principal or supervision certification requirements prior to applying.
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Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College brings people and ideas together to increase the innovation capabilities of individual educators, schools and organizations, districts, and communities. We know educators are the startup engines of individual minds and society.
ASU is ranked No. 11 in the world in the subject area of education according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities. MLFTC is ranked #16 according to the US News and World Report 2020 survey of graduate colleges of education in the US.
The faculty of Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College creates knowledge by drawing on a range of academic disciplines including cognitive science, sociology and psychology, gaining insight into important questions about student experience and outcomes. The faculty is committed to connecting research to schools and other learning environments. Our teacher and leadership preparation programs combine scholarly rigor with practical application.
Graduates with an ASU Online Master of Education in Educational Leadership (Principalship) have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:
Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.
Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree, in any field, from a regionally accredited institution.
Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of a student's first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.
All applicants must submit:
- Graduate admission application and application fee
- Official transcripts
- Three letters of recommendation
- Personal statement
- Proof of English proficiency
Additional Application Information
An applicant whose native language is not English (regardless of current residency) must provide proof of English proficiency.
The letters of recommendation should be from individuals who can speak to the applicant's potential for success in a graduate program.
The personal statement should describe the applicant's interests and reason for seeking this degree.
GRE scores are not required for admission.
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