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Master of Education in Educational Leadership

Program Details

LSU offers the online M.Ed. in Educational Leadership. This program expands on your classroom teaching experience to develop the skills needed to build and nurture continuous school improvement through high-achieving learning communities that respect all school community members. These courses teach you advanced management and leadership skills. You will also gain hands-on experience through part-time internships and authentic activities in vital aspects of the administrative role.


  • Official current GRE score
  • Valid Louisiana Type B or Level 2 teaching certificate or comparable level out-of-state teaching certificate
  • Current employment at a school or district
  • At least two years of successful teaching experience in your area of certification
  • Evidence of leadership potential
  • Nomination Letter
  • One additional letter of recommendation

One of the following items:

  • Teacher of the Year nomination
  • Mentor Teacher for LA TAAP
  • National Board Certification
  • Presenter at local, state, or national conference or workshop
  • Publication (does not include self-published material)
  • Teacher Leader Endorsement

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges