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 uses a weekend format for working professionals. Courses are scheduled on varying evenings and weekends with some summer courses scheduled in a one-week block.

Students build camaraderie with their cohort which fosters a learning community and valuable professional network after graduation.

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

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.