Master of Science in Educational Management


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Course Overview

It aims at preparing future leaders in educational fields as well as other related sectors for work on national and international levels. The program offers a blend of practical knowledge, conceptual foundations and state-of-the-art research while emphasizing a global perspective on educational management The Educational Management program meets the needs of both academics and working professionals who want to advance their careers: it is designed to enhance professional ability to meet the dynamic needs of modern educational organizations and academic institutions. The program features a curriculum with both practical business concepts and active research, rather than a purely theoretical approach to educational management. Download Course Catalog.

Program Structure:

Course Code First Semester Courses Credit
EM 501 Globalization of Educational Markets 5
EM 502 Comparison of Educational Systems 5
EM 503 Introduction to the Theory of Educational Man 4
EM 504 Comparative Educational Laws and Regulation 4
EM 505 Theories of Education, current Developments and Trends 4
EM 506 Expanding the Boundaries of Pedagogy (e.g. E Learning, Experiential Learning) 4
EM 507 Educational Research Methods 4
Course Code Second Semester Courses Credit
EM 511 Special Target Groups of Educational Programs (Childhood, Multicultural Learner, Adult Learner) 5
EM 512 Curriculum and Program Development 5
EM 513 International Educational Policies and Reforms 5
EM 514 Strategy in Educational Management 5
EM 515 Organization of Educational Institutions 5
EM 516 Human Resource Management in Educational Institutions 5
Course Code Third Semester Courses Credit
EM 601 Knowledge Management 5
EM 602 Marketing & Branding 5
EM 603 Budgeting & Controlling 5
EM 604 Finance & Sponsoring 5
EM 605 Management of Educational Facilities 5
EM 606 Quality Management 5
Course Code Fourth Semester Courses Credit
EM 611 Change Management 5
EM 612 Counseling & Mentoring of Staff 5
EM 613 Leadership 5
EM 614 Entrepreneurship 5
EM 615 Master Thesis 10


Career Opportunities

The program enables graduates to fulfill leadership functions in education related organizations. They will demonstrate an advanced understanding of current management trends, leadership and pedagogical issues in the educational sector as well as the ability to take a global perspective on management issues in education. In response to the broad range of challenges that arise in practice, graduates acquire advanced knowledge and skills, such a HR management & organization, program & curriculum development, educational research methods, facility management, coaching & mentoring etc. Their competence profile enables them to work in leadership positions in the following types of institutions and organizations:

  • Preschool & Kindergarten
  • Primary & Secondary Education Providers
  • Vocational Education Providers
  • Continuing Education Providers
  • Adult Education Providers
  • Higher Education Providers
  • Special Education
  • Service Companies (e.g. Consultancies)
  • Public Institutions and Authorities (Ministries etc.)


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