Master of Education in Educational Leadership
Georgia Southern University

Program Details

The online Master of Education in Educational Leadership program is designed to prepare candidates for initial leadership positions that include PreK-12 school level assistant principals or the equivalent, or other staff who do not supervise principals.  The curriculum provides current and aspiring educational leaders with the opportunity to further develop the skills, knowledge, and dispositions necessary for leadership positions.  Courses include Developing Prof. Learning Communities, Legal and Ethical Issues in Education, Utilizing Data in Leadership, and Transformational School Leadership.


  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Possess a Professional Level Four Certificate or higher in a teacher, service, or leadership
  • Cumulative 2.50 (4.0 scale) GPA or higher on all undergraduate and graduate work combined
  • Statement of purpose
  • Disclosure and Affirmation statements
  • School/distric leader assurance form
  • Completion of Georgia Ethics for Educational Leadership Assessment-Program Entry (Test 370)
  • Tier I Leadership preparation agreement between candidate’s Local Unit of Administration (LUA) and GSU

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges