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Baruch College Ranked #2 in "20 Best Master's in Educational Leadership Degrees"

 Marxe School of Public and International Affairs Alumni in Education Careers

Throughout New York City 

New York, NY- September 8, 2017- Baruch College placed #2 on Top Master’s in Education’s ranking for the “20 Best Master’s in Educational Leadership Degrees for 2017.”  This high ranking puts Baruch College’s educational administration program at the Marxe School of Public and International Affairs ahead of colleges and universities across the country.

According to the website: “Education is the soul of society, and those charged with its care have an inestimable responsibility. In our nation, those invested in educational leadership, the shaping of the next generation, includes principals, superintendents, assistant principals, academic deans, instructional coaches, and directors of curriculum and instruction.”

The ranking recognized programs for best preparing individuals to lead schools in a variety of functions. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the need for school principals is expected to rise ten percent by 2020 and even faster growth in certain regions.

In its description of Baruch College, Top Master’s in Education pointed to Baruch College’s New York City location and the unique diversity of the student body: “Every student of the 18,000 that attend the City University of New York Bernard M. Baruch College leaves changed. Located in the Gramercy Park section of Manhattan, New York City, Baruch is diverse, in fact, more than 130 languages are spoken on campus, and 168 countries are represented. This dynamic interchange of cultural diversity shows up in the active student life and academics with more than 80 undergraduate and graduate options.”

 “The Marxe School is very proud of this top ranking and of the terrific and important work our alumni are doing in schools throughout New York City, which is the largest school district in the country.” said David Birdsell, PhD, Dean of the Marxe School of Public and International Affairs.  

Dean Birdsell added, “At this time, the program is currently closed to new enrollment.”

For those who are interested in the Marxe School and learning about its other programs, please go here.  


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