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Education Leadership

Department of Organization & Leadership

Degree Programs

ProgramDegree type & Credit RequirementsCurriculum FocusExperience of ApplicantsStructureIs this an Online Program?Time to CompleteContact Person
The Summer Principals Academy (SPA) M.A. or Ed.M. (36 credits) Building Level Certification Minimum of 3 years of teaching experience 5 weeks over two consecutive summers
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450-hours Administrative Internship during the intervening year (Cohort)
No 14 months Nicole Limperopulos, Associate Director, SPA NYC

Andrea El-Nems, Assistant Director, SPA NOLA
The Klingenstein Center for Independent School Leadership (Full-year Master’s) M.A. (32 credits) or Ed.M. (60 credits) Private School Leadership Minimum of 3 years full-time teaching as a lead teacher Full-time (Cohort) No 1 year Pete Simpson, Assistant Director

Phone: (212) 678-3156
The Klingenstein Center for Independent School Leadership  (2 Summer Master’s) M.A. (32 credits) Private School Leadership Minimum of 3 years full-time teaching as a lead teacher 6 weeks over two consecutive summers
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Practicum and Project Work completed during the intervening year (Cohort)
No 2 years Pete Simpson, Assistant Director

Phone: (212) 678-3156
The Klingenstein Center, Teachers College and Columbia Business School MA/MBA Dual Degree M.A. (32 credits, Teachers College) and M.B.A. (45 credits, Columbia Business School) Independent and International School Leadership Minimum of 3 years teaching experience 1 year or two summers at Teachers College
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1 year at Columbia Business School
 No  2 years Pete Simpson, Assistant Director

Phone: (212) 678-3156
The Klingenstein Center, Teachers College and INSEAD: The Business School for the World MA/MBA Dual Degree M.A. (32 credits, Teachers College) and M.B.A. (23.5 courses, INSEAD, Business School for the World) Independent and International School Leadership Minimum of 3 years teaching experience 1 year or two summers at Teachers College
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1 year at INSEAD
No 2 years Pete Simpson, Assistant Director

Phone: (212) 678-3156
The Klingenstein Center, Teachers College, Summer Institute for Early Career Teachers Non-degree, fellowship program (4 credits) Independent and International School Leadership 2-5 years teaching experience 2 week residential No 2 weeks Pete Simpson, Assistant Director

Phone: (212) 678-3156
The Klingenstein Center, Teachers College, Heads of Schools Program Non-degree, fellowship program (3 credits) Independent and International School Leadership Current Head of independent or international school 2 week residential No 2 weeks Pete Simpson, Assistant Director

Phone: (212) 678-3156 
Urban Education Leaders Program (UELP) Ed.D. (90 credits, including up to 30 transfer credits) District-level training 8-10 years of teaching/leadership experience or equivalent work experience Part-time (Cohort)

Monday-Friday courses through the month of July; Friday & Saturday courses one-time per month
No; however, there is a large distance and technology component, mixed with faculty expertise in cohort construction 5 years or less Dr. Brian Perkins, Program Director
Ph.D. in Education Leadership (LAD & LOD) Ph.D. (At least 90 credits depending on the course of study, including up to 30 faculty-approved transfer credits) Leadership development to work with preparing principals and superintendents. Prepares students to enter the professoriate and to conduct research. Some contact with leadership and a Master’s degree in a related field Full-time only No 5 years Professor Ellie Drago-Severson, Program Director
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