Educational Leadership

Built upon the School of Education and Human Development’s strength and record in values education, the Master of Arts in Education Major in Educational Leadership program equips students with the knowledge and skills that would enable them to guide their respective schools and institutions on how to integrate values in their field, and at the same time to promote a culture that is congruent to these values. The program is meant primarily for educators who are occupying or who are being prepared for leadership and key academic and administrative positions in their schools, especially those in basic education.


The two-year, 36-unit program, which is under the School of Education, is a blend of classroom instruction, research work and cultural interludes with a family ambiance in an academic community setting. It culminates in a thesis that has to have a specific output for use in the development education initiatives in their schools and communities. The Educational Leadership Graduate Program offers the following courses:

  • Educational Research and Statistics
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Lifespan Developmental Psychology
  • Psychology of Teaching and Learning
  • Instructional Leadership and Supervision
  • School Program Design
  • Strategic Management and Values-Based Leadership
  • School-Based Management
  • Work and Society
  • Thesis Writing I & II / Research Seminar I & II

Application Process

Applicants shall pay the admission processing fee (Php 500) at the UA&P Accounting Office and shall submit the following documents: a) Accomplished Application Form, b) 2 Letters of Recommendation, c) Official Transcript of Records, d) Curriculum Vitae, e) 2 Copies of 1.5″ X 1.5″ and 2 Copies of 1″ X 1″ ID Pictures, f) Letter of Application to the Program Director, and g) Essay on the Purpose of Study

All applicants are required to take the Graduate Level Test administered by the Center for Educational Measurement (CEM) in Makati City and undergo an interview in person. Scholarships will be awarded to qualified applicants. Fore more information, you may download the MA Education Brochure.

Contact Information

School of Education and Human Development
University of Asia and the Pacific
7/F APEC Communications Building
Pearl Drive, Ortigas Center
Pasig City 1605, Philippines
TELEPHONE: +63 2 637 0912 loc 271 or 378