Apr 16, 2024  
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Education/Leadership, M.Ed.

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs of Study

Program Entrance Requirements

The Master of Education/Leadership program at Saint Francis University provides advanced professional study and the opportunity to pursue certification as an elementary or secondary principal or special education supervisor.


Students must apply for admission into the program. The Graduate Education program will review all applicants throughout the year and candidates will receive an acceptance letter from the Director. In order to be considered for application, applicants must submit the following information:

  • Application and $30 application fee made payable to Saint Francis University.
  • Two letters of professional recommendation
  • A minimum undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 is required. If candidate’s GPA is less than 3.0; he or she may be accepted on a provisional basis while taking up to nine (9) credits. The student must obtain a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the first nine credits to be admitted to the program. If these requirements are not met the student will not be admitted to the program.
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate course work completed.

Master of Education/Leadership Program of Studies:

Program is 33 credits.


3 credits required.

Graduation Requirements:

Any student wishing to graduate with a Master of Education degree must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (B) or higher, and take the Master’s Comprehensive Exam or complete a Master’s Thesis. (Contact the Graduate Education Office for more details.)

* Required for those pursuing Principal Certification
◊ Required for those pursuing Instructional II certificate

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs of Study