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M.Ed. in Educational Leadership & Administration

The Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Educational Leadership & Administration program is designed for individuals seeking advanced knowledge and skills for leading educational institutions in Africa. This degree program is offered in Nairobi, Kenya, in collaboration with Christ the Teacher Institute for Education, located at Tangaza College. The purpose of the program is to provide advanced quality training to graduates for leadership roles in secondary schools, and to equip them with knowledge, skills, and expertise to respond to emerging educational leadership dynamics. This program provides graduates with a strong foundation in educational leadership and administration; educational guidance and counseling; curriculum studies; ethics and morality; human resource development; educational research; and cultural diversity.

Program Outcomes

Graduates of the M.Ed. in Educational Leadership & Administration are expected to be able to do the following:

  • Lead educational institutions and departments through innovative, collaborative, visionary planning and decision-making.
  • Manage educational institutions utilizing a variety of strategies to address complex organizational needs.
  • Develop and implement human resources management systems.
  • Model ethical and moral leadership ensuring the best interest of the educational community
  • Promote, create, and cultivate appreciation of cultural diversity.
  • Facilitate the planning, development, and implementation of curriculum, assessment, and instruction.
  • Apply educational research methods.

Program Structure

The M.Ed. in Educational Leadership & Administration is a course-work and a research thesis-based program. The program is offered full-time on campus via face-to-face delivery. The program consists of 44 semester credits. Students may transfer up to twelve graduate semester credits from accredited institutions of higher education if the credits were earned during the eight years before admission, are leadership and administrative in nature, have been approved by the Director and the Dean, and have not been used as part of another degree program. After acceptance into the program all courses must be taken at Christ the Teacher Institute for Education (CTIE).

Prior to graduation, each student is required to complete a thesis, write a summary paper of the research, and provide a presentation of the study to a panel of program members. The thesis provides students an opportunity to substantiate their academic work and demonstrate how they have integrated their coursework into their professional life.

Degree Requirements


This program is only offered in Nairobi, Kenya.


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