M.Ed. in Educational Leadership
Admissions for the 2021/22 cohort will open in November. Watch our info session video to learn more about this Master’s in Educational Leadership degree program!
Applicants interested in the optional Preliminary Administrative Services Credential offered through the San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE) should refer to the admissions process here. It is recommended that you begin the admissions process with the GSE first and then complete the application process with the SDCOE.
- Earned BA/BS from a regionally accredited university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Applicants with a lower GPA must include an explanation of their academic qualifications in their application. If the degree was earned outside of the U.S., the transcript must be evaluated for equivalence by World Education Services, Inc. (WES). A Course-by-Course Report from WES must be submitted with your application. The WES ICAP or WES Basic service is acceptable.
- Three years prior experience working in schools is strongly preferred.
- The program requires a strong command of written and spoken English prior to entry. Applicants whose native language is not English are required to achieve a minimum score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) of 550 on the paper-based version, or 216 on the computer based version, or 80 on the internet-based version (iBT). TOEFL scores must be no more than two years old at time of application. You can request for your scores to be sent directly to the institution through ETS by entering the school code B433 when requesting your test scores.
- If applying as an international student, the HTH GSE is approved to offer F-1 visas. You can find more information about studying in the U.S. and applying for the F-1 visa here.
- The GRE is not required for admission to the HTH GSE.
The High Tech High Graduate School of Education is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, (510) 748-9001.
Please note: The application process for the optional Preliminary Administrative Services Credential offered through the San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE) is separate from admissions to the GSE. Interested applications should refer to the SDCOE admissions process here.
The High Tech High Graduate School of Education is committed to building a community of adult learners that reflects the diversity of California’s students and does not discriminate in its procedures and programs or employment determinations on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, creed, religion, national origin or on the basis of any other protected classification as defined by applicable state and federal law.
Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to watch the short info session video to learn more about the program.