Master of Education in K-12 Education Leadership, M.Ed.

The Master of Education (MEd) in K-12 Educational Leadership program in the UVU School of Education is based on state and national standards, and prepares educational leaders for elementary and secondary schools, and district offices. The leadership program is aligned with all applicable Utah Board of Education rules and meets all state requirements for the Educational Leadership License Area of Concentration. The Educational Leadership program is designed to build individual school leaders in the competency areas identified in the state and national standards, including: Personal Leadership Organizational Design; Organizational Operations and Management; Leading Evidence-Based Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment; Leading Professional Learning Communities; and Leading Change, Innovation Educational Entrepreneurship. Candidates are required to complete clinical work that is embedded within the coursework and in individual work carried on throughout the program.

Matriculation Requirements

1. Application for admission to the graduate program with application fee by the established deadline.

2. Submit official transcripts from all universities attended.

3. A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college/university or the international equivalent.

4. A 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA or a 3.0 GPA calculated on the last 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) or undergraduate work.

5. Letter of recommendation from supervising administrator.

6. For international students whose native language is not English, submit official TOEFL or IELTS band scores. A TOEFL score or 80 iBT (550 pBT) or higher, or an IELTS band score or 6.5 or higher within the past two years is required.

7. International students must also meet all US government requirements for international students.

8. Interview with graduate program committee.

9. The university uses a selective admissions process for admitting students to graduate programs. Meeting minimum admissions criteria does not guarantee admission to the graduate program or to the University as a graduate student.