The online Master of Education in Educational Leadership program is designed to prepare students for leadership positions as assistant principals. Courses emphasize student achievement and real-world decision-making processes, which are critical to the success of school leaders. Graduates are able to advocate, nurture, and sustain a school culture and instructional program conducive to student learning and staff professional growth and facilitate the development, articulation, implementation, and stewardship of a vision of learning for the school community. They will ensure management of the organization, operations, and resources for a safe, efficient, and effective learning environment and are able to integrate new technologies into the instructional and other programs through innovative use of technology.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Columbus State University is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Criminal Background Check, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)
Candidates should have an administrative mentor committed to working with them through the program and 3 years of teaching experience.