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Master of Arts in Educational Leadership & Administration

Program Details

The Master of Arts in Education and Human Development (M.A.Ed.&H.D.) in the field of Educational Leadership and Administration’s 30-credit degree program is for students who seek preparation to lead in a culture of teaching and learning. Pursued either in the classroom or in an online learning format, students with at least one year of instructional  experience are prepared for various school- based and central office positions of increased responsibility in teaching, leadership, and/or supervision. 

The curriculum addresses management, change, communication, organizational learning, administrative and legal issues, human relations, human resource development, general supervisory principles and responsibilities, and supervision of instruction. Graduates develop and expand their skills in technical, conceptual, political, and leadership arenas while positioning themselves to lead in diverse educational communities.


Minimum of 1 year of teaching experience. Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution of higher learning or an international institution that is accredited by the country’s ministry of education or comparable governmental agency.

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume
  • Official transcripts
  • Test scores (if applicable)
  • Two letters of recommendation

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)