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Master of Science in Education (MSEd) in Educational Studies with a concentration in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

This hybrid program is for K-12 teachers interested in school administration.   The Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.) degree is coordinated with the requirements for the Indiana Building Level Administrator license.   Students complete 21 credits of licensure coursework across three consecutive semesters and then take nine additional credits in research methodology and electives to earn the master’s degree.   Additional criteria, beyond taking coursework is required for Indiana licensure.  A Transcript Evaluation Credential Review (TECR) by Purdue’s Office of Teacher Education and Licensure is required for admission and outlines the additional requirements.   The program uses a hybrid model of in-person and on-line coursework and can be completed in less than two years. 

This program has rolling admissions. You may start the program any semester. 

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Application Requirements

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For more information please see Purdue’s full application instructions.

To complete the application you will need:

  • Transcripts (copy) – Official transcripts will need to be submitted before the end of the first semester.
  • Statement of Purpose – 300 – 500 word essay. Articulate how this program will help you obtain educational and career goals
  • Resume
  • English proficiency for international students.
  • Complete the Transcript Evaluation and Credential Review (There is a non-refundable cost associated with the evaluation)

Program Requirements

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Core Courses (24 credit hours)

  • EDST 51400 – Economics of Education (3 credits)
  • EDST 51600 – School Community Relations (3 credits)
  • EDST 69400 – Internship – Building Level (1 credit)
  • EDST 60200 – School Principalship (3 credits)
  • EDST 60700 – Administration of Educational Systems (3 credits)
  • EDST 69400 – Internship – Building Level (1 credit)
  • EDST 60900 – Legal Aspects of American Education (3 credits)
  • EDST 61000 – Supervision of Instruction and Instructional Personnel (3 credits)
  • EDST 69400 – Internship – Building Level (1 credit)
  • EDPS 53300 – Research to Methods (3 credits)

Electives (6 credit hours)

Suggestions:

  • EDST/EDPS 66300 – Organization and Administration of Special Education (3 credits)
  • EDPS 54000 – Gifted Children (3 credits)

Tuition and Fees

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Current Tuition Rates and Fees * In-State Out-of-State
Tuition Rate $381.20 $524.20
Technology Fee $7.55 $7.55
Repair and Rehabilitation Fee $11.25 $11.25
Purdue Online (PO) Fee $50.00 $50.00
Total Cost Per Credit Hour $450.00 $563.00
Total Credit Hours 30 30
Total Program Cost $13,500.00 $16,890.00

*Tuition and fees are charges on a per credit hour basis and are subject to annual increase. Annual increases may change the total program cost. The rate and fees above are effective for the 2020-2021 school year.

*International Fee: $145/semester

Faculty

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Clinical Assistant Professor Educational Leadership and Policy StudiesCurriculum and Instruction
Work Phone: (765) 494-0094
Clinical Professor Educational Leadership and Policy StudiesEducational Studies
Work Phone: (765) 494-0086
Clinical Assistant Professor Educational Leadership and Policy StudiesEducational Studies