Master of Arts in Educational Leadership
Western New Mexico University

Program Details

The online MA in Educational Leadership degree program from Western New Mexico University is designed to help students gain knowledge, skills, and awareness of self, others, organizations, and society for a variety of leadership roles. Courses cover topics such as:

  • Education in a Pluralistic Society
  • Educational Leadership in the Public Domain
  • Current Educational Trends & Issues
  • School Finance & Budgeting
  • History & Philosophy of Education


This degree program requires 30-36 credits for completion.

  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities
  • Three letters of recommendation from current principal/supervisor and other persons who are qualified to assess leadership, scholarship, and professional potential of the graduate candidate
  • Resume
  • One-page essay
  • Professional behavior and dispositions assessment
  • Disclosure of Criminal Record Form
  • Photo Release and Waiver Form

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

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