Master of Education in School Leadership

The School Leadership MEd program in the College of Education is designed to prepare principals for the many challenges posed by 21st century schools. A combination of coursework and field experiences helps build skills in management, data analysis and instructional leadership, while introducing students to a variety of leadership roles and styles. Students gain the tools to approach the challenges of school leadership with intelligence, reliable information, innovative ideas and a well-conceived vision for the future. Courses are taught by faculty with both academic credentials and experience as practitioners. All students must complete six credits of supervised internships to obtain their principal certificates.

The School Leadership MEd program offers classes in a hybrid format through on-site classes offered after 5:30 p.m. as well as online courses. On-site courses are offered on Temple’s Main Campus in Philadelphia and at the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit in Norristown, Pennsylvania.


You can focus on School Leadership or you can take one of the following concentrations.

    • Principal Leadership
    • Curriculum Supervision
    • Reform and Change Leadership

Tuition & Fees

In keeping with Temple’s commitment to access and affordability, the Master of Education program offers a competitive level of tuition with multiple opportunities for financial support.

Tuition rates are set annually by the university and are affected by multiple factors, including program degree level (undergraduate or graduate), course load (full- or part-time), in-state or out-of-state residency and more. Learn more about our tuition and fees.

These tuition costs apply to the 2017–2018 academic year.

Pennsylvania resident: $898.00 per credit
Out-of-state: $1,231.00 per credit


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