At a Glance

Program units

45

Average completion time

18–24 months

Cost per unit

$622

Base cost

$27,990*

Accreditation

CTC, NCATE, WASC

*Base Cost (cost per unit x program units) is provided to aid in program comparison only.

All stated financial information is subject to change. For a detailed cost estimate or more information, contact APU's Graduate Student Financial Services.

Overview

The Master of Arts in Educational Leadership with an emphasis in Educational Technology and the Preliminary Administrative Services Credential (PASC), Tier I program fulfills the needs of school districts desiring to hire administrators with a strong technology background. This degree meets an ever-growing demand of school districts for administrators who understand the 21st-century learner and integrate the technology tools and learning strategies to meet all students' needs.

The program offers an increased opportunity for educators looking to utilize their talents and strengths in technology in a leadership role as they ensure equal access to technology for all students.

For students interested in earning their master's degree and credential online, APU offers the Online M.A. in Educational Leadership: Educational Technology and PASC, Tier I.

Program Highlights

  • Blend theoretical coursework with hands-on learning to create a relevant, applicable program.
  • Learn from expert faculty with years of experience, many actively working in school administration.
  • Integrate rigorous scholarly work with the distinct tenets of the Christian faith.
  • Hone your leadership skills and learn to transform educational environments.

Learn more about the program and our faculty.

School of Education Accreditation

Azusa Pacific University receives accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). In addition, the School of Education receives accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), making APU one of only three private schools in California with this distinction. Further, our credential programs are accredited by California’s Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC). Our Master of Arts in Education: Educational Psychology Program is also accredited by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP). These notable accreditations set APU graduates apart from other candidates and ensure your degree will be recognized throughout the United States and internationally.

University Reputation

Azusa Pacific University continues to be recognized annually among the nation’s best colleges, landing in the most prestigious category of U.S.News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges 2014 rankings (Tier One, No. 173), and being named 1 of 124 institutions in The Princeton Review’s Best Western Colleges 2014.

Note: This information is current for the 2014–15 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.