Educational Leadership (MEd)

Educational Leadership (MEd)

Master of Education in Educational Leadership


Application Deadline:

December 1st: Spring semester
May 1st: Summer semester
August 1st: Fall semester
*Applications received after the deadline will be reviewed on a space availability basis

Non-degree status not available

Admission Requirements:

In addition to the University’s admission requirements:

  • Cumulative grade point average of no less than 3.00 on 4.00 scale. 
  • Valid provisional or Standard New Jersey or equivalent out-of-state instructional, educational services or administrative certificate.
  • Minimum verbal score of 150 on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), or minimum score of 388 on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT).
  • GRE/MAT admission testing requirement for applicants holding a master's degree and GPA of 3.5 or higher is waived.
  • A completed Record of Professional Experience form must be filled out by your employer documenting five years of successful educational experience under a valid provisional or standard New Jersey or equivalent out-of-state certificate. 
  • Applicants with fewer than five years may be considered for admission based on a full review of the applicants portfolio which strongly supports leadership potential. 
  • A signed memorandum of agreement will be required if the experience requirement is waived. This is completed during the interview process. 
  • Two professional letters of reference, one letter should be from your school principal who agrees to serve as your mentor during your two-year internship in educational leadership.
  • Personal interview is required. A writing sample will be requested at the interview demonstrating your ability to respond to a leadership prompt in a coherent well-articulated manner. 
  • Applicants who do not meet the grade point average or minimum admissions test requirements may supplement the portfolio with additional materials that support their academic and leadership potential for successful completion of the program.