The Master of Education in Educational Leadership program prepares students with courses to develop the practical skills and knowledge necessary for school and school district leadership. All coursework includes fieldwork or internship experiences that can be completed in your school or district. The program utilizes the unique relationship that exists between a leadership candidate, their employing school district, and the University.
A Master of Education in Educational Leadership can lead to career paths such as:
- School Principal (Grades PK – 12/Adult)
- District Supervisor (Grades PK – 12/Adult)
- Superintendent (Grades PK – 12/Adult)
The M.Ed. in Educational Leadership requires the successful completion of 30 semester hours for principal licensure or 36 semester hours for principal, district supervisor, and superintendent licensure.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA2.75 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s), Additional Materials May Be Requested
- A valid teaching certificate
- Have completed three years of full-time teaching or management-level experience