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The Master of Education (M.Ed.) with a Specialization in Leadership of Educational Organizations is geared toward shaping students into successful and knowledgeable administrators and school leaders in planning and developing new educational programs, products and services. Students in this online educational leadership degree program can expect a broad overview of the knowledge and policies relevant to being a successful school administrator, as well as hands-on experience in the day-to-day job activities and responsibilities of an educational leader.

Available At:

  • Next Start Date

    October 6, 2014

  • Total Credits

    48

  • Specialization Credits

    24

  • Program Length

    11 MONTHS

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Learning & Outcomes

Curriculum

Career Path

  • The coursework covered in the Leadership of Educational Organizations specialization program covers both the relevant skills and knowledge base, as well as practical training and hands-on projects designed to simulate the experience of being a school administrator in a variety of educational organizations. Some of the things students can expect to learn include:

    • Understand how critical elements of a school like student engagement, teacher performance and professionalism and school operations are influenced by the actions of a school leader.
    • Become familiar with the various developmental psychology elements and educational theories at play when organizing and running a school successfully.
    • Apply understanding of financial principles and limitations in education to the process of organizing and operating a school building of any size.
    • Demonstrate mastery of state regulations and procedures, legal and ethical codes and other policies guiding the operation of a variety of schools.
    • Evaluate various school models and new school initiatives to determine their effectiveness or potential for new growth or opportunity in education.
    • Gain experience in developing and constructing human resources policies and procedures that can help ensure the successful operation of a school building and its staff.

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    Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation

    American InterContinental University is institutionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

    The Master of Education Program at American InterContinental University is awarded TEAC initial accreditation by the Inquiry Brief Commission of Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) for a period of two years, from October 2013 - October 2015. The accreditation does not include individual education courses that the Educator Preparation Provider (EPP) offers to P-12 educators for professional development, re-licensure, or other purposes.

  • Courses in this specialization program are led by industry professionals and experienced educators who have an understanding of the importance of institutional administration of educational programs and can craft a specialized and efficient academic program. Students can expect in-depth courses that cover topics from educational theories and policies to the day-to-day actions and responsibilities of an educational administrator.

    SPECIALIZATION COURSES

    • Leading Educational Organizations
    • Human Resource Planning and Evaluation
    • Dynamic Leadership
    • Education Planning and Development

     

    Click here to download the AIU catalog for more information and a full list of courses for this degree.

  • The Leadership of Educational Organizations specialization program provides students with a fundamental grounding and procedural and informational overview of being a school administrator or leader.

    Students in this program can expect to explore the developmental and educational theories that inform how schools are designed, managed and updated. In concordance with this, students will also expect to learn the financial and political realities facing school administrators in the education industry today, as well as the new policies and technologies rapidly becoming available to school leaders and administrators. The educational leadership program also helps ensure students in the program are ready to take on a leadership role in a school as soon as they graduate.

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Program Costs

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How much will this program cost me?
A:

  • $21,216.00Tuition & Fees
  • $0.00Books & Supplies
  • $0.00Room & Board

 

 

Tuition pricing is subject to change and can vary by location and program structure.

 

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Financing

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What are my financing options to pay for this program?
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In addition to any grant or scholarship aid for which students might be eligible, students may use loans to finance their education. The median loan debt for graduates of this program is as follows:

  • $27,866.00Federal
  • $0.00Private
  • $0.00Institutional

 

 

The amounts shown above represent the median debt incurred by students of the given Institution who completed the program between 7/1/2012 and 6/30/2013.

 

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Success

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How long will it take me to complete this program?
A:

This program could take 11 months to complete.

17.35% of the students graduating from this program completed in the designed timeframe.

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What job opportunities exist for students in this area of study?
A:

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The occupation(s) listed here are derived from the Occupational Information Network (O*Net), which is developed under the sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor / Employment and Training Administration.

The specific program does not necessarily prepare students for, and graduates do not typically find employment in, all listed occupations. We cannot guarantee employment or salary.

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AIU Online - Graduation Rate

The percentage of first-time, full-time undergraduate students who started between
7/1/2007 and 10/15/2007 who completed within 150% of the normal time period: 31%

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Graduation Rate

A first-time student has no prior postsecondary experience before enrolling at this campus. This means that a student who attended another college, university or other postsecondary school before enrolling at this school is not included in the calculation. The rate also does not include students initially enrolled part-time, taking individual classes (as compared to enrolling in a full program), or only auditing classes. These rates are calculated using the Student Right-to-Know formula in order to comply with U.S. Department of Education requirements. The statistics track all first-time, full-time and certificate or degree-seeking undergraduate students who began school during the date range and have completed within 150% of the normal program length. For example, for a two-year program, the graduation rate would include students who had completed within three years of beginning the program. This statistic is not specific to one program alone; rather, all applicable undergraduate programs are included in this overall rate. Information pertaining to the Graduation Rates of all postsecondary institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education may be found on the College Navigator website. http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/

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Program Costs

The US Department of Education categorizes educational programs offered at an institution by CIP code (Classification of Instructional Program codes as defined by the Department of Education) and degree level (Associates, Bachelors, etc…). For that reason, all educational programs with the same CIP Code and degree level are combined to calculate program costs. While these combined programs are similar, variations in tuition and fees can exist due to differences in location and/or program structure.

The costs shown are calculated using the average costs of all programs offered by the campus within the same CIP Code and degree type, for students that complete the program within the normal period of time.

Room and Board information represents the average cost of optional institutional housing where offered.

This Campus is part of a larger institution that contains the following additional campuses:

  • AIU - ONLINE
  • AIU - South Florida
  • AIU - Atlanta
  • AIU - Houston

The costs of similar programs calculated as an average across all campuses for this Institution are as follows:

  • $21,116.92Tuition & Fees
  • $77.54Books & Supplies
  • $0.00Room & Board

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Financing

The US Department of Education categorizes educational programs offered at an Institution by CIP code (Classification of Instructional Program codes as defined by the Department of Education) and degree level (Associates, Bachelors, etc…). For that reason, all similar educational programs for the given Institution1, with the same CIP Code and degree level are combined to calculate Loan Debt. While these combined programs are similar in nature, variations in program costs may exist due to differences in location and/or program structure. Accordingly, the debt amount shown may exceed the specific program's tuition and fees.

The Financing amounts represent the median debt from federal Title IV loans, private educational loans and institutional2 payment plans incurred by all graduates of the given Institution, CIP Code and Degree level.

1  The current Institution includes all of the following campus locations:

  • AIU - ONLINE
  • AIU - South Florida
  • AIU - Atlanta
  • AIU - Houston

2  Institutional debt is the amount owed by the students directly to the institution within 30 days after graduation related to the educational program.

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Program Completion

The US Department of Education categorizes educational programs offered at an Institution by CIP code (Classification of Instructional Program codes as defined by the Department of Education) and degree level (Associates, Bachelors, etc…). For that reason, all similar educational programs for the given Institution1, with the same CIP Code and degree level are combined when determining On Time Completion Rates.

On-Time Completion Rates are calculated in compliance with U.S. Department of Education requirements for Gainful Employment. The rate represents the percentage of students who graduated between 7/1/2012 - 6/30/2013 and completed their program of study within the normal timeframe. "Normal" timeframe for Associate Degree programs is defined as 24 months, and for Bachelor Degree programs is defined as 48 months. Students may finish in fewer months upon successful completion of all program requirements, attending full-time and remaining continuously enrolled. For example, for a two-year program the on-time completion rate would include all students who graduated between 7/1/2012 - 6/30/2013 and started within the prior two years.

On-time completion rates for students in programs other than an Associate or Bachelor program are calculated based on the designed timeframes of each individual's specific program version; therefore, the result may not fully correlate to the number of months displayed because the calculation may have included students in versions of the program with varying timeframes. The program length displayed for programs other than an Associate or Bachelor program represents the number of months defined as the normal timeframe for completion in which new students may finish the program upon successful completion of all program requirements, attending full-time and remaining continuously enrolled.

1  The current Institution includes all of the following campus locations:

  • AIU - ONLINE
  • AIU - South Florida
  • AIU - Atlanta
  • AIU - Houston

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