Master of Education in Educational Leadership
Salem University

Program Details

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.

Requirements

All coursework includes fieldwork or internship experiences that can be completed in your school or district.

  • Possess an undergraduate degree in education and have a valid teaching certificate
  • Have successfully completed three 3 years of full-time teaching or management-level experience
  • Have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

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