Master of Education in Education Policy & Leadership
American University

Program Details

The Master of Education (MEd) in Education Policy and Leadership provides teachers and other professionals with the knowledge and skills to transform schools and school systems. The Policy Studies track prepares teachers and other professional to serve as leaders in organizations – including federal and state education agencies, school districts, and nonprofits – that implement education policies and programs. In addition to leadership, policy, legal, economic, and research skills, the track emphasizes the data analysis and performance management skills needed to administer education programs and policies. The online MEd in education policy and leadership meets the needs of working professionals and distance learners to advance their expertise.


  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Statement of purpose
  • Current resume/CV
  • Official transcripts from all academic institutions from which you earned credit
  • Letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education