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Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2020-2021 
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Educational Leadership (Non-Licensure), MEd

Department: Secondary Education and Professional Programs

The Master of Education degree (MEd) in Educational Leadership Non-Licensure program is designed for professionals in education or related fields with a Bachelor’s degree seeking further study in leadership for career growth.


Learning Outcomes: ELCC Standards and Commonwealth of Massachusetts Standards

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (official transcript required)
  • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.8
  • Completed application form
  • Three letters of recommendation (one from immediate supervisor)
  • An essay articulating the participant’s philosophy of educational leadership 
  • Passing score on the Communication and Literacy Skills portion of the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure® (MTEL) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

Program of Study

Electives (6 credits)

Complete two courses (six credits) in electives from any 500-level graduate course offered in the College of Education and Health Sciences, as approved by the program advisor.

Exit Requirement

All candidates must successfully pass the comprehensive examination as an exit requirement from the program. Please see the catalog section, Graduate Academic Policies , for additional information regarding comprehensive examinations.

Total minimum credits: 30