Master of Education in Educational Leadership
McNeese State University

Program Details

The online MEd in Educational Leadership degree program from McNeese State University prepares educators to serve as school and district-level leaders and satisfies the requirements for Educational Leadership endorsement by the Louisiana Department of Education. Courses cover topics such as:

  • Professional Ethics & School Law
  • Developing a Vision for an Effective Learning Community
  • School Improvement
  • Management of School Resources & Personnel
  • School/Community Relations


  • Requires 36 credits for completion
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited U.S. institution or its foreign equivalent
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 (4.0 scale) on all undergraduate work attempted or a minimum GPA of 2.75 on all upper-division course work attempted
  • Good academic standing at the last institution attended
  • Official copies of transcripts sent from each institution attended
  • Must hold a current valid teaching certificate
  • Three successful years of teaching experience at the time of admission
  • Eligible GRE test scores

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Geographic Restrictions

May not be authorized in some states.