WELCOME TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP
The Department of Educational Leadership in Paradigm University is designed to improve the leadership skills of educational administrators and enable teachers to push their career movement up the ladder in a school system. In addition, our MA program will help candidates to prepare themselves for their further doctoral study.
What is an MA in Educational Management and Leadership?
MA in Educational Leadership is a degree that offers career growth to educators. It can enable teachers and other educational professionals to become school administrators, such as principals or superintendents. MA students will take courses and topics topics such as educational technology, public policy, conflict resolution and organizational theory.
Candidates for the MA in Educational Leadership learn many skills to bring with them into the workforce. Scholars learn management skills to build leadership abilities as well as organizational skills. In addition, they are taught technology skills that can be transferred to fields outside of education.
At paradigm University, Masters of Arts in Educational Management and Leadership is a two year program with 24 credit hours course work and 6 credit hours thesis.
Master’s of Arts in Educational Management and Leadership
The online Master of Arts in Educational Management and Leadership from Paradigm University of Ethiopia Addis Ababa will help you become a leader or administrator in higher education.
Objectives of the program
Master’s of Arts in Educational Management and Leadership is a unique modular and flexible program designed to reflect the needs of individuals or organizational cohorts. While each module has its own particular focus, all are concerned with investigating contemporary educational issues in the light of economic and social contexts, appropriate literature and the shared experience of course members. Master’s of Arts in Education Leadership and Management designed for those who aspire to become, or are currently working as, leaders in an educational organisation. This postgraduate program is designed to offer professionals the opportunity to engage in systematic and analytical inquiry into the theory and practice of leadership and management in education. Students will use the knowledge and skills gained to improve their own practice, in leadership and management roles, across the whole range of educational institutions and related organizations.
At Paradigm University, Master’s of Educational Management and Leadership follows the same pattern with other Master’s of Arts programs in terms of the credit hour requirement for your degree. You need to complete 30 credit hours course work and Master’s thesis. The MA in Educational Management and Leadership program is organized in 24 credit hours course work and a six credit hours Educational Research project. For more information, please read the frequently asked question section at the bottom of this web page.
In addition to the general requirements set by the FDRE HEQRA the following are the requirements for admission to the Masters in Educational Management and Leadership program.
MA Entry requirements
- An undergraduate degree in any subject
- At least two years’ experience as professionals in an educational setting, including experience of leading other educators. We accept also applicants from a wide range of educational settings!
- Educational institutions. As this is an applied course linking theory to practice, we also expect that you will remain in a leadership position throughout your studies.
Where an applicant does not have such qualifications, we invite them to set out in their personal statement why they are ready to engage with an academically rigorous program.
If you have a qualification in an unrelated subject or an unconventional career path with diverse work experience, we will consider your application on its own merits.
English Language requirements
We accept nationally and internationally accredited undergraduate degrees taught in English. If not you will need to provide evidence of language ability as tested by the British Council or another registered body with 1st accredited degree.
We set minimum basic computer requirements because your study resources are accessed via the Student Portal and it is vital that you can access this regularly. Certain courses may have additional requirements.