Master of Education in Educational Leadership (Licensure)
Colorado Christian University

Program Details

Colorado Christian University offers an online Master of Education degree with a Licensure concentration in Educational Leadership to the nontraditional student.  This program is designed for experienced professionals, from teachers to district personnel.  Studies will cover subjects including but not limited to:

  • Managing Educational Change
  • Budget and Finance Management
  • Human Resource Leadership

Coursework will explore issues faced by educators in public and private sectors as students develop a comprehensive framework of leadership skills.  Graduates with this Licensure degree may pursue principle licensing from the Colorado Department of Education.  Enhance skills in program development and design, problem-solving and decision-making, communication, and more with an online M.Ed. at CCU.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Colorado Christian University 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

Criminal Background Check, Essay/Writing Sample, Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Successful completion of CCU’s College of Adult and Graduate Studies education licensure programs will result in a university recommendation for licensure to the Colorado Department of Education (CDE). It is the student’s responsibility to ensure he/she meets all additional CDE licensure requirements including content testing and background checks. Out-of-state students are responsible for researching their home state’s teacher licensure reciprocation process and requirements.
  • Applicants must have a minimum of two years teaching experience; may be in a public, charter, or private school.
  • Individuals holding a valid teacher license are not required to submit to another background check. However, if the teacher license has lapsed, a principal candidate, doing a principal internship, must submit to a background check to be in a school setting.

Restricted States

Alaska, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington