MS – Leadership in Educational Administration
Capella University

Program Details

Become a leader among your fellow educators with this online MSEd in Educational Administration. At Capella, you’ll build a foundation of skills and knowledge to use at the school level to grow your leadership role. This program involves an internship for you to acquire hands-on insight. Whether it is developing community interest or implementing district-wide requirements, as an educational administrator, you can succeed with this curriculum, which likely includes:

  • School Leadership: Data, Decision-Making, and School Improvement
  • The Funding of Educational Institutions
  • Education and the Law
  • P–12 Principalship


Your program of enrollment determines the admission requirements. 

Basic requirements for all programs:

  • Admission application and non-refundable $50 application fee
  • Acknowledgement agreement
  • All applicants must understand, read, speak, and write fluently in English
  • Official transcript(s) from previous institutions for degree and post-degree coursework, if applicable
  • Minimum GPA as defined by your program

Minimum level of education required:

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency or an internationally recognized institution
  • Minimum grade point average of 2.3 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • 3 years licensed teaching experience

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. 

  • Higher Learning Commission:, 800.621.7440 
  • Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552),

Additional Information

Capella University's Educator Preparation Provider (EPP) is accredited based on the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Standards through 2024.

Restricted States

Arkansas, Kentucky