Calvin College Master of Education (Educational Leadership)

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Calvin College is a world-class Christian college in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Calvin is ranked “#1 in the Midwest” among regional colleges by the US News and World Report in 2018. The college fosters scholarship that creates new knowledge, that performs creative work, and that sustains natural and cultural resources. A Calvin education, marked by scholarly engagement with enduring questions and emerging concerns, prepares students to answer God’s call to live and serve in God’s world.


Since 1876, Calvin College has been bringing up students who live into Christ’s promise to make all things new and seek to meet the world’s needs in every square inch of creation. At Calvin, students live out the motto, “My heart I offer to you Lord, promptly and sincerely” and are equipped to think deeply, to act justly, and to live wholeheartedly as Christ’s agents of renewal in the world. With heart and mind, students strive to understand what is and learn to live their lives in light of what can be.


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Dr. Cheryl Brandsen:


“We are delighted that Lumina has asked Calvin to partner with them on offering a Master of Education program in Hong Kong. Both Calvin and Lumina share a vision of Christian education that brings together deep learning, Christian faith, and the transformative power of the Gospel to shape learning and transform culture. We look forward with anticipation to see what God will do in Hong Kong through Lumina.”


Why this Master of Education (Educational Leadership)?


Program Objectives / For Whom? / Program Highlights


Program Overview


Awarding Institution

Calvin College, USA

Year of Establishment



Master of Education

Duration of Study

3 years, part-time

Mode of Delivery

Hybrid, face-to-face teaching with self-access online learning

Medium of Instruction


Tuition Fee (2019/20)

US$16,909 for whole program

Application Deadline

1 June (annual deadline)

Application Fee

HK$200 / US$25 (for overseas applicants)

Start Date

August (annual cycle)


Program Structure


Course Descriptions


Admission Requirements


  1.   A US-equivalent bachelor degree


  1.   Official transcripts from credit-awarding colleges


  1.   TOEFL (iBT: 80) or IELTS (6.5)


  1.   Two professional recommendations


  1.   Teacher certification preferred but not required




The program consists only of continuous assessments and has no final examination for any course. Each course uses multiple assignments to assess students’ learning, which may take the form of critiques, reading reports, case studies, research papers, etc. A student must obtain a grade of C+ or better in each course and maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 in order to earn the Master’s degree award.





The tuition rate for the Master of Education program for 2019/20 is US$527 per semester hour for a course, US$286 per semester hour for a workshop; and the cost for completing the whole program is US$16,909. Tuition fee is subject to an annual review by Calvin College.


Tuition will be paid in installments before the commencement of each semester. Students will be required to cover the additional cost if any course needs to be re-taken for completing the program.


Students are eligible to apply for the Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme under the Student Finance Office of the HKSAR Government.


Application Procedure

1. Complete and submit a Student Information Form for an initial review.

2. Be ready to submit a copy of your ldentity Card/passport, as well as originals and copies of transcripts and certificates as part of the review process. Once review is complete, pay a non-refundable application fee of HK$200 by crossed cheque made payable to “Lumina College Limited”.

3. Receive application instructions and code from Lumina College to officially apply for entry to the Master program via Calvin College’s online system.


Payment Methods for Application Fee

i) Cheque / Bank Draft
Crossed cheque/bank draft should be made payable to "Lumina College Limited". Post-dated cheque will not be accepted. Please write the applicant's name, HKID card no./passport no. and program name on the back of the cheque/bank draft.

Cheques can be submitted in person or by mail to 3/F, Breakthrough Centre, 191 Woosung Street, Jordan, Kowloon, Hong Kong

ii) Cash
Cash payment is accepted at the urban campus of Lumina College.

iii) Money Deposit/Transfer
Money can be deposited or transferred to the bank account of Lumina College in The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited. The bank account number is (004-)819-773649-838.

The bank pay-in slip should be sent digitally to Lumina College for record purposes.

*This program is pending final approval from the Higher Learning Commission in the U.S.

Program Enquiries:

Phone: (852) 3622-1724
Email: master@lumina.edu.hk
FB: https://www.facebook.com/LuminaCollege

Information is subject to revision by Lumina College and Calvin College without prior notice.

It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this program may lead.


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