The online Master of Arts in Educational Leadership program prepares students for leadership in all educational settings including public, private, charter, and virtual schools, educational service providers, government programs, community education, preschools, day cares, corporate, and military. Students will learn the skills to effectively lead schools and meet the diverse needs of 21st Century learners along with learning how to apply data-informed best practices to ensure institutional success. The curriculum uses performance-based learning to strengthen the students’ knowledge bases in management, community relations, law, curriculum supervision, instructional assessment, and action research.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Central Michigan University is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Statement of Purpose/Intent, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Additional Materials May Be Requested
Identification of two activities validating ability and potential for educational administration required.