Master of Arts in Educational Leadership / K-12 Administration
Eastern Michigan University

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Educational Leadership in K-12 Administration program is designed to help students develop the professional leadership, research, and management proficiencies needed to improve their schools’ systems.  The curriculum provides the knowledge needed to manage school operations and resources and the skills to engage families and the community in meaningful, reciprocal, and mutually beneficial ways to promote each child’s academic success and well-being.  Courses include Community Education and Community Relations, Organization and Administration of K-12 Schools, Instructional Leadership, Leadership for School Improvement, and Economics of Public Education.


  • Hold a 2.75 undergraduate GPA or 3.0 in the last half of the undergraduate work or 3.3 GPA in 12 hours or more of work at the graduate level or a minimum 50th percentile on the Graduate Record Examination writing; International students must have a minimum score of 550 on the TOEFL
  • Furnish an analysis of professional goals written by the candidate
  • Request and have submitted two letters of recommendation that address the candidate's professional commitment, experience, and potential
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended colleges/universities
  • A résumé that details professional and educational experiences
  • On the graduate application, students must complete the personal statement of accomplishments and academic goals portion describing the reasons for requesting admission

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission