Classes you can take:
Effective Educational Leadership and School Management, Evaluation and Supervision to Promote Student Academic Success, Change Leadership: Administrators as Change Agents and Instructional Leaders, School Law: Legal Issues Affecting Contemporary American Education
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The successful completion of the MAEL degree presents a range of professional opportunities, including supervisor, assistant principal, principal, program director and assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction.
Sample Job Titles and National Salary Ranges
|Job Title||Salary Range|
|First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers||$40,730 - $88,420|
|Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare||$36,930 - $159,240|
|Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary||$92,780 - $168,650|
|Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$86,230 - Varies|
|Education Administrators, All Other||$60,120 - $150,130|
|Instructional Coordinators||$36,070 - $116,330|
|Self-Enrichment Teachers||$22,350 - $100,810|
|Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School||$51,670 - $97,710|
* Sources of Information: United States Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics (2020).
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At Ramapo, you will learn through an accelerated hybrid or online format, uniquely designed in a manner that is practical, flexible and accommodating to the specific needs of the practicing educational professional. Harnessing the power of modern communication and distance learning technologies, both the hybrid and online formats allow you to effectively complete all program requirements within one calendar year. Essentially, you can become a supervisor in a summer, if you already hold a Master’s degree, or a school administrator in just one year.
The program is specifically designed to address the critical need for a new and progressive style of leadership. It is the mission of the Ramapo College Master of Arts in Educational Leadership program to provide prospective educational leaders the opportunity for professional growth and development that is effectively balanced in both theory and practice, allowing for experiential learning in authentic contexts that reflect the changing social, economic and political climate that currently shape our contemporary educational communities.