Master of Education / Educational Leadership
American Public University System

Program Details

Prepare for administration positions in public or private school settings with an online master’s in Education focusing on Educational Leadership. Courses cover the knowledge, skills, and practical applications to be successful as an educational leader.

The curriculum seeks to teach management in a school setting with awareness of various influences on education, effective leadership, and the importance of community and collaboration. Students will receive guidance in developing school policy, implementing strategic plans and programs, and responding to issues and trends in education. This degree is designed for practicing teachers seeking administrator roles that do not require state certification. 

Three tracks are available within this degree program:

  • K-12 Non-Certification
  • K-12 Non-Certification in Athletic Administration
  • K-12 Non-Certification Virtual School

% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

American Public University System is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Students in this program must be physically located in proximity to a school district where the right to conduct on-site observations and an internship is approved.
  • Must have documentation of 3 years teaching experience or 3 years managerial experience in an instructional setting.