School of Education
Master of Arts in Educational Leadership
The Master of Arts Degree in Educational Leadership is designed to prepare school leadership professionals for the 21st Century with its changing roles of school professionals and the many challenges facing the territory, the wider Caribbean and the nation.
The Master of Arts in Educational Leadership is a rigorous program designed to prepare aspiring principals, assistant principals, and other educational professionals for leadership positions to become strong and effective transformational leaders. The program is 36 credits and will provide students with professional and pedagogical knowledge and skills in the area of educational leadership. The program is delivered via UVI online in accelerated 8 weeks’ format. There are five start dates in a calendar year: January, March, May, August, and October. The program may be completed in 18 months including the internship of 300 clock hours. The internship may be arranged in any school district that is convenient for the student and is supportive of mentoring educational leadership candidates.
A formal application for admission must be submitted to Access and Enrollment Services at the University of the Virgin Islands. Applicants for matriculation should have a minimum undergraduate average of 2.50 on a 4.0 scale and a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.