Educational Leadership and Higher Education



As a St. Cloud State student, you'll have access to a world-class degree program, excellent facilities and exemplary faculty at a price that won’t burden you with excessive debt.

Our practitioner-focused curriculum provides specialized expertise tailored to sharpen your knowledge in a particular area of education. You'll refine your skills and be prepared for a lifetime of career opportunities.

You'll engage with a diverse and accomplished network of peers from across the world. The camaraderie built within your cohort fosters a learning community and valuable professional network. Plus you will learn with and from each other.

Our dedicated professors make student learning their top priority. They are accomplished professionals with hands-on experience in the field. 

Balance your life and career aspirations with convenient online and weekend programs designed to fit your busy schedule.

Graduate Programs

Educational Administration and Leadership

These programs prepare professionals to lead K-12 schools or school districts. Graduates are prepared for positions such as principals, superintendents, special education directors, community education directors, consultants, and district office personnel.

Higher Education Administration

These programs prepare professionals for entry-level and advanced-leadership positions at colleges and universities. Job duties may include admissions, advising, athletics, career services, residential life, teaching, multicultural resource centers, student life and development.