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An Online Master’s in Educational Leadership for Less Than $15,000

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Earn Your Master’s in Educational Leadership Online

In order for K-12 students to achieve academic success, schools need leaders who can be the visionaries and voices able to build community and lead learning. With a Master of Education in Educational Leadership from American Military University (AMU), you can develop administrative or supervisory skills for K-12 public, private, campus-based, or virtual school settings.

AMU’s programs are online with 24/7 access and no set login times. At AMU, there are no entrance exams and programs start every month, so you can begin quickly and control your schedule.

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AMU Gives You the Freedom to Learn

Per Credit Hour

Tuition for master’s degrees and graduate certificates.

Out-Of-Pocket Tuition Possible

All U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, and Reservists are eligible for our Freedom Grant® that covers undergraduate and master’s-level tuition above the military TA cap of $250/credit hour.

Entrance Exams

No GRE, GMAT, or other standardized test scores required. Programs start monthly.

Application Fee

There is no cost to apply.

Transfer Credit Evaluation

AMU does not charge to evaluate and apply eligible transfer credit.

Textbooks & Ebooks

We provide no-cost textbooks and ebooks for all master’s-level U.S active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, Reservists, and military spouses/dependents.

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Why You Should Earn This Master's From AMU

Essential Coursework

Gain the knowledge and skills that are imperatives for building administrators, including staff recruitment and retention strategies, teacher coaching and mentoring practices, as well as legal, ethical, and political issues impacting education today.

A Strong Foundation

Interpersonal communication skills are essential for school leaders. This program builds your ability to interact effectively with personnel, students, and parents. The program also covers daily school operations, developing your capacity for recordkeeping, budgeting, and reports.

Trending Topics

You will have an opportunity to explore emerging issues that are influencing the direction of education, including diversity and equity.

Focused Learning

After completing core requirements, you will select a concentration to align with your professional goals. At the conclusion of your program, you will complete a capstone seminar.

Collaborative Experience

You will study alongside AMU’s unique group of working professional students, including fellow teachers with educational leadership goals.

Getting Started

This program is for practicing teachers. No entrance exams or GRE scores are required. But this MEd has prerequisite coursework admission requirements. Please request information to learn more.

Helping You Save on Your Master's

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* Zero-out-of-pocket tuition may be possible when the Freedom Grant® is combined with other forms of financial assistance, such as military TA or federal Pell grants. The Freedom Grant is available to all U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, and Reservists. Military spouses/dependents are also eligible to receive a grant that covers tuition above the military TA cap of $250/credit hour for undergraduate and master’s-level programs.

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