Educational Leadership Master's Program
Frequently Asked Questions
- When is the application deadline?
- Can credits be transferred into the program?
- How long does it take to complete the program?
- How many years do I have to complete the program?
- What courses are required?
- When are the courses offered?
- Do you offer online courses?
- What is the tuition?
- What are the major requirements of the program?
Applications are accepted twice per year, with deadlines of
November 15 for the spring semester and April 1 for the fall
Up to nine credits of relevant coursework may be transferred into
the MEd. program with the permission of the student’s advisor and
the Graduate College. Courses must be completed within five years
and related to the overall goals of the Leadership Program. This
includes courses taken prior to admission in the Leadership
Program either at another institution, or at UVM (Continuing
Ed.). There is the possibility of transferring an extra six
credits if they are at UVM the immediate preceding semester to
Most of our students attend on a part-time basis (one or two
courses per semester), completing their core courses and electives
within two and a half to three years.
The maximum number of years to complete the MEd is five years.
There are fifteen hours of required core courses taken in the
program. Core courses are taught no more than one evening per week
(4:00-7:00 p.m.). These courses are EDLP 300, 310, 320, and
EDFS 209 (or EDLP 340) and 322.
Currently, the core courses are offered on weekday evenings from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
On-line courses are not offered for the MEd. program.
Tuition costs for 2014-15, for Graduate credit, is $591/credit hour for in-state students, and $1493/credit hour for out-of-state students. For a chart of graduate tuition and fees broken down by credit hours, please click here.
Students are required to complete 15 hours of core courses, and a minimum of 18 further hours (more for licensure candidates) including an internship, as well as an action research project. The program culminates in an oral examination/presentation of the action research project.
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