Education Specialist in Educational Leadership
Minnesota State University-Moorhead

Program Details

The online Education Specialist in Educational Leadership program is designed for educators with master’s degrees in Educational Leadership, Curriculum and Instruction, or related education fields that want to further their knowledge, skills, and employment opportunities as leaders in educational institutions.  This flexible program builds on each student’s current knowledge, skills, and dispositions and develops individualized Plans of Study to fit their needs and goals.  Graduates will be effective, visionary leaders in educational institutions that are able to respond to community needs while optimizing organizational performance.  Career opportunities include K-12 principals, community education directors, special education directors, school business managers, school superintendents, and more.


  • Master's degree from regionally accredited institution in education
  • Official transcripts
  • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • Personal essay
  • Letter(s) of recommendation

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission