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Specialization in Educational Management

Price $4.595.700. Valor con descuento del 15%= $3.909.500*

Offered in: Manizales, Medellín, Popayán

Duration 2 semestres

Degree: Especialista en Gerencia Educativa

Mode: Distance

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SNIES: 91010

14799 del 28 de julio de 2017 por 7 años

Faculty of Education

Nivel de formación: Posgrados

Admission: Every Semester

The UCM Specialization in Educational Management is a response to the need of the region and the country to train educators with pedagogical and administrative efficiency, academic effectiveness and cultural transcendence to manage projects and improve the quality of education in educational institutions.

Aware of this need, UCM proposes this Specialization for you to focus your interest in promoting the capacity of progressive and permanent qualification of the human being, developing professional training processes from the planning, organization and evaluation of activities that allow the development of the educational sector.


*Note: El descuento aplica para matrícula de estudiantes que inician en 2024-2 y comprende los 2 semestres que dura el proceso formativo.

4 face-to-face meetings per semester | Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Manizales, Medellín and Popayán | Weekly virtual synchronous meetings | Tuesday or Thursday from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. 



Semester 1

Fundamentals of Educational Research

1 Credit

UCM Identity

1 Credit

Pedagogical Education and Management

3 Credits

Elective I

1 Credit

Social and Educational Context

2 Credits

Socio-educational Project Management

3 Credits

Semester 2

Education and Development Management

3 Credits

Elective II

1 Credit

Strategic management of quality management systems

3 Credits

Education Policy and Legislation

3 Credits

Undergraduate Work

4 Credits


Martha Isabel Gutiérrez Ospina

Director de programa

Magíster en Educación y Desarrollo Humano

Alejandro Jaramillo Arenas

Magíster en Educación y Docencia.

Ángel Andrés López Trujillo

Magíster en Educación.

Jorlen Encizar Soriano Marín

Magíster en gestión del Conocimiento Educativo

Sandra Bibiana Burgos Laitón

Magíster en Educación.

Why this program at UCM?

The Specialization in Educational Management gives you the opportunity to know and understand in depth the educational context in Colombia. It allows you to understand the ways to assume management from the rectorship, teaching, coordination of areas, management of organizations, programs and projects, demystifying that management issues are exclusive to rectors, administrators and coordinators. This program also allows you to advance in your teaching career goals, providing the qualification required for economic incentives, if you are covered by the teaching statute 2277 of 1979, the statute of teaching professionalization 1278 of 2002. The distance learning modality proposed by UCM, adjusts to your needs of autonomous time management, and provides you with a diversity of places around the country where you can attend your classes, so you can easily adjust to your work schedule and your place of residence.

+ High Quality University
+ High employability rate
+ Modelo Pedagógico Personalizante y Liberador
+ Financing facilities
+ National and International Mobility

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