May 27, 2020  
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020

Educational Leadership: SBL/SDL - MSEd


Program Coordinator: 

Benjamin Shuldiner
1129 West Building
(212) 772-4627
adsup@hunter.cuny.edu

This master’s degree program (Academic Plan: SDL-MSED) is designed to prepare NYS certified teachers for roles in administration and supervision of preK-grade 12 educational settings. Graduates of this program are eligible for NYS certification in both School Building Leader and School District Leader.

Admission Requirements


  1. A master’s degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of at least 3.0.
  2. Permanent or professional NYS certification as a teacher and/or pupil personnel service provider within grades PreK-12.
  3. A minimum of three years of approved teaching and/or school service within grades PreK-12 under regular appointment (or its equivalent for counselors, social workers, and school psychologists) or two years approved teaching and/or school service and at least one year of relevant management/leadership experience.
  4. Two letters of recommendation, including a letter of support from the candidate’s immediate site supervisor.
  5. An on-site interview process that includes both oral and written activities.
  6. Submission of official score report on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).

Progress Standards


  1. Complete and pass comprehensive examination prior to enrollment into ADSUP 75100  , the internship seminar.
  2. Students must complete all Key Assessments built around accepted professional standards in the field of Education Leadership.

Exit Requirements


  1. An overall GPA of 3.0.
  2. Maintain a valid and appropriate NYS certificate.
  3. Require a minimum of two academic years of full-time graduate level study.
  4. The culminating experiences of the program consist of an oral exit interview and a program portfolio review of selected leadership experiences and reflections on the learning process.
  5. Must pass the School of Education technology assessment, embedded in courses.
  6. Pass both parts of the NYSTCE School District Leader (SDL) exam.
  7. Pass the NYSTCE Educating All Students (EAS) exam.
  8. Complete the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) workshop.