Accelerated School Leadership


Transforming Education through Expert Leadership

Program Cost

Graduate students in the program take advantage of SMU's reduced tuition rate for educators. The rate for the 2015-2016 Academic Year is $596 per semester hour.  The only additional fees are charges for campus parking and the certification fees required by SBEC and Region 13. Participants are encouraged to seek financial assistance from their school districts or financial institutions.  

Financial Aid

Students who are admitted to a degree program and who enroll for a minimum of 6 hours in any one term may be eligible to apply for federal financial aid.  Contact the Office of Financial Aid for details of visit the Financial Aid website


Upon successful completion of EPL 6375 and EPL 6140 in the first summer of the program, students are eligible to apply for partial, merit-based scholarships.