Education Specialist in Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis / Executive Superintendency (PK-12)
University of Missouri-Columbia

Program Details

Mizzou offers the Education Specialist in Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis / Executive Superintendency (PK-12) for those who want to work in education administration. Through this education, you can profoundly impact the success of school systems.

Those with experience as principals or school leaders who desire to climb the metaphorical ladder benefit from this online education administration degree. Graduates move into rewarding careers as change-makers by working closely with school board members. They use their educational and professional backgrounds to make impactful decisions for communities and future generations.

Students learn the seven standards of excellence through the educational leadership and administration coursework. Other topics of study include:

  • Policy making
  • Theories of educational administration
  • School personnel and administration
  • Superintendent and legal leadership

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Missouri-Columbia is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Must have an active position requiring principal certification
  • Must have a master’s degree or higher in educational leadership with K-12 school leader certification