Educational Leadership and Higher Education


Advance your career, apply knowledge to real-world problems, build a professional network, and gain a degree from exemplary faculty at an affordable price. 

Our graduate programs offer current and prospective students the opportunity to develop, advance and apply learning in leadership roles as a PK-12 administrator (school or district) or as a college and university administrator.

Our programs strive to teach students to think creatively and critically, seek and apply knowledge, communicate effectively, integrate existing and evolving technologies, engage as a member of a diverse and multicultural world, and act with personal integrity and civic responsibility.

Benefits of St. Cloud State

  • Elite Distinctions

    St. Cloud State is top rated for affordability, quality of education, commitment to diversity and inclusion, internationalization, and study abroad programs.
  • Applied Learning

    Practitioner-focused curriculum, field experiences, practicums, and professional development opportunities allow students to apply knowledge immediately in their employment.
  • Research Resources

    Our impressive library, writing tutors, and academic support services offer assistance to prepare your research.