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Master of Education in Educational Leadership

Program Details

East Tennessee State University’s Master of Education in Educational Leadership program is a program designed for current teachers to prepare for beginning administrative positions at the campus or district level.  The program focuses on creating developing leaders who can work in an educational forum to create meaningful learning experiences for students and interacting with families and communities. Students can specialize in School Administration & Leadership or Student personnel Leadership.


This program requires a face-to-face cohort.

  • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution. Degrees from non-accredited institutions will be evaluated on an individual basis
  • An undergraduate GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale for domestic students, and a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for international students
  • A personal essay of 150-300 words, detailing your interests in a graduate program at ETSU
  • One official transcript from every college or university where the applicant has taken courses
  • Include three (3) letters of recommendation
  • A current resume

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)