Academic Programs

MS School Leadership and Management


This Management Program is intended to provide a strong foundation in educational research and at the same time, provide other course units relevant for the successful management of schools and other educational institutions. It equips educational managers with transformative skills and knowledge to run and manage their institutions efficiently and effectively.

For many experienced educators, this program opens the door to a world of new professional opportunities for influencing policies and practices which ultimately impact schools and the lives of children. Graduates work in federal, state and local government, national foundations, advocacy and nonprofit organizations, professional associations, policy think tanks, school improvement organizations, and in local schools and districts. They fill diverse roles, enjoying success as leaders, advocates, policy analysts, consultants, researchers, planners, educators and philanthropists.

List of Courses

Any 08 courses will be taught, depending upon the requirement of the time. Two (02) research courses are compulsory.

  1. Educational Leadership, Management and Organizations
  2. Quality Assurance in Education
  3. Curriculum Development & Planning
  4. Educational Planning & Management System
  5. Advanced Educational Psychology
  6. Advanced Philosophy of Education
  7. Educational Measurement & Evaluation System
  8. Economics of Education
  9. Curriculum Process Issues and Problems
  10. Education Policy Planning and Implementation
  11. Organizational Behavior in Education
  12. Teacher Education in Comparative Perspective
  13. Philosophical, Psychological and Sociological Foundations of Curriculum
  14. Educational Context, Policy and Organization in Education
  15. Effective Coaching and Mentoring Skills
  16. Leading Change in Learning Organizations
  17. The Consultancy Project
  18. School Reform: Curricular and Instructional Leadership
  19. Education Policy Analysis and Research in Comparative Perspective
  20. Educational Effectiveness: Examining Influences on Student Achievement
  21. Leadership in Social-Change Organizations
  22. School Reform from the Outside In: The Roles of External Partners and Funders
  23. Research Methodology I
  24. Research Methodology II
  25. Empirical Methods: Introduction to Statistics for Research
  26. Seminar in Research
  27. Thesis

Admission Criteria

A prospective applicant to an MS or 18 Years equivalent program must have:

  1. 16 Years of formal education with no more than one second division or less than 2.50 CGPA throughout the academic career.
  2. No third division in entire academic career.
  3. Pass any of the following with 50% marks:
    1. GRE / GAT / NTS (General); or
    2. Admission Interview by UMT Graduate Admission Committee
  4. Minimum 50% marks in previous degree in case of annual system or 2.50/4.0 CGPA in case of semester system in the degree awarding institution for admission in UMT MS programs.
  5. Fulfilled the minimum criteria of HEC for admission in MS program. Meet the specific eligibility criteria, if any, of the department / school concerned.
  6. In case of an equivalent foreign qualification, an equivalent certificate from Higher Education Commission is mandatory.
  7. In case the foreign degree/transcript is in any language other than English or Urdu, an officially translated copy of the degree/transcript is mandatory.
  8. An officially translated copy is the one verified by the degree awarding institution, respective foreign ministry or an authorized public notary.

Program Head
Dr. Farhat Munir
Email: [email protected]

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