Simmons College

College of Arts and Sciences

M.S.Ed in Educational Leadership


300 The Fenway

Boston, MA 02115

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.ed in Educational Leadership - leads to principal/supervisor state license

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Ph.D. program in Educational Leadership welcomes educators committed to taking today's schools into the future with vision, strategy, and innovation. The program investigates both the theory and practice of educational leadership as candidates test and revise theoretical frameworks through practice, and pioneer new practices stimulated by theories of and research in leadership.

The program is a 64-credit program that explores one's leadership potential, tackles leadership challenges, seeks to understand school management systems, studies and proposes meaningful professional development for educators, investigates in/equities, and considers current issues and topics in education. The program embraces the global contexts of education as well as the uniquely powerful and diverse frontier of American education.

Throughout the program, research projects will allow doctoral candidates to explore effective modalities of learning and meaningful topics of study as they move toward the dissertation. Global learning and effective teaching, evaluation, and assessment methods compose a vital part of the program's research agenda as it prepares future leaders with the tools necessary to build 21st century centers of teaching and learning.



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International Student Requirements:

International students must provide evaluated college/university transcripts. If English is not their first language, an official TOEFl score will also be required.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 64

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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