Master of Science in Educational Leadership / School Administration
Mississippi State University

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Educational Leadership with a concentration in School Administration program prepares educators for administrative roles.  The curriculum teaches educators about a variety of functions school administrators must perform.  Educators learn to analyze data, evaluate instruction, improve student achievement, make strategic decisions, creatively solve problems, promote change, establish positive school culture, understand budgets, manage resources, and more.

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Mississippi State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent, Occupational License, Resume/CV, Portfolio, Interview

Additional Info

  • Evidence of three years of teaching experience
  • Letter of endorsement from current school administrator