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.


  • GPA of 2.75 on a 4.00 scale on the last half of the bachelor’s degree
  • GRE
  • Recommendation letter
  • Statement of purpose
  • Copy of valid teacher’s license
  • Evidence of three years of teaching experience
  • Current resume
  • Letter of endorsement from current school administrator
  • Portfolio
  • Interview

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges