Master of Science in Education in Catholic Educational Leadership
Fordham University

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Education in Catholic Educational Leadership program is designed for Catholic or faith-based educators seeking to advance into administrative and/or leadership roles.  The curriculum is crafted through the lens of Catholic identity, mission, and culture, shaping globally-minded, technologically-sophisticated, empathetic leaders dedicated to social justice and equity for all learners.  The program focuses on adult learning theory utilizing action research, projects, critical reflection, clinical application, problem-based simulations, and policy analysis.  Coursework facilitates the development, articulation, implementation, and stewardship of the school faith community that is committed to exploring faith-based identity issues and educating all students.


  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university 
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Personal statement
  • CV or resume
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework
  • MAT, GRE, or equivalent exam
  • Two letters of recommendation

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education