Educational Administration and Leadership (M.S.)

Educational Administration and Leadership (M.S.)

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In the Educational Administration and Leadership graduate program you will develop the skills to analyze and implement sound administrative policies, create successful strategies for change and put leading practices to service in your day-to-day operations in PK-12 education. You'll take the first step toward administrative licensure as you enhance your leadership skills and develop research skills for program planning, policy analysis and evaluation.

Program Highlights

  • Faculty members are accomplished professionals with experience in the field.
  • Available on the St. Cloud campus or at St. Cloud State at Plymouth
  • Designed for full-time and part-time students. 
  • Full-time students taking 12 credits per semester fall, spring and summer can finish in one year. 
  • Courses scheduled on evenings and weekends during the academic year, and summer courses are scheduled in one-week blocks. 

Program Distinctions

Student Organizations

Application Deadlines

U.S. Citizens International
Outside U.S.
Inside U.S.
Fall July 15/Rolling May 15/Rolling July 15/Rolling
Spring November 15/Rolling September 15/Rolling November 15/Rolling
Summer May 1/Rolling February 15/Rolling May 1/Rolling

Degree Levels

Licensure Graduate Certificate Master Post-Master Doctorate

Delivery Methods

On-campus Online Distance Satellite Campus Evenings/Weekends

Graduate Director

Dr. Janine Dahms-Walker

Popular Careers

  • K-12 principal
  • Director of special education
  • School district superintendent
  • Director of community education
  • Central office personnel
  • Director of student services

University Facts & Stats

  • 60 graduate programs leading to graduate certificates, master’s and doctoral degrees
  • More than 200 graduate assistantships awarded per year
  • Graduate assistants receive up to a $9,250 stipend per year and tuition reimbursement for up to eight graduate credits per semester.

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