Master of Education in Educational Leadership - Higher Education

Tuition and Financial Aid


SMU offers a reduced tuition rate for this program. For the 2014-2015 school year, the special rate is $852 per credit hour with an anticipated $38,340 total cost for the 36-hour program. Participants are encouraged to seek financial assistance from their place of employment if applicable.


Departmental scholarships are available for qualified applications received by the preferential deadline.  Additionally, some Graduate Assistantships offer a scholarship in addition to a stipend.

Anticipated Program Cost Breakdown


Books $1,200
International Trip $2,000
Estimated Total Cost              $33,872

Financial Aid

Additional Information on the Office of Financial Aid at SMU is available at

Are you an SMU employee interested in this program?

Tuition benefits through Human Resources are available. Click here for more information about SMU’s tuition benefits.