Master of Education in Educational Leadership
East Tennessee State University

Program Details

The online Master of Education in Educational Leadership program is designed for current teachers preparing for beginning administrative positions at the campus or district levels.  The curriculum focuses on creating developing leaders who can work in an educational forum to create meaningful learning experiences for students and who can interact with families and communities.  Student programs are individually designed to develop educational leaders through the study and practical application of educational foundations, theory, research, and field work.  

Concentrations are available in:

  • School Administration & Leadership
  • Student Personnel Leadership


  • 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 letters of recommendation
  • A current resume

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges