Master of Education / Organizational Leadership
Northcentral University

Program Details

The Master of Education (MEd) 30 credit program is suited to students who want to combine a strong understanding of current theory and practice in education and/or organizational leadership with their personal needs and career focus. The Master of Education also provides students with the foundational knowledge and skills necessary for doctoral level study. Northcentral offers a standard MEd track with 13 specializations and an accelerated track with 2 specializations designed to be completed in only one year. (The PK-12 Principal Leadership specialization that prepares candidates to meet Arizona State certification requirements requires an additional 6 credit hours).

Most institutions need strong organizational leaders. The Master of Education degree in Organizational Leadership at Northcentral University can help you develop skills to be an effective organizational leader in areas such as conflict resolution, organizational capacity, and executive leadership. Throughout this program, you will develop a strong knowledgebase in the practice of leadership in a variety of fields. You will examine the intrinsic role of mission, vision, purpose, and core values in the development of an organization, and the essential elements of effective leadership, dynamic cultures and an interactive community, and their influence in shaping organizational health and wellness. 

As an Organizational Leadership graduate, you will be prepared to pursue leadership positions in education and corporate training environments.


  • Admission to the Master of Education program requires a conferred post-baccalaureate master’s degree and/or doctoral degree from a regionally or nationally accredited academic institution
  • Send your official transcripts from other schools you attended

School Accreditation Statement

NCU is a WSCUC accredited institution. WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, WSCUC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Geographic Restrictions

This program is not authorized for residents of Arkansas.