Educational Administration and Leadership (M.S.)

The Educational Administration and Leadership Master of Science degree program is a comprehensive and student-centered program tailored to develop foundational skills in PK-12 school leadership. Candidates will develop disciplinary knowledge and skills based on the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (PSEL). In addition, candidates will receive an enhanced understanding of how effective school leaders take on today’s challenges in order to impact student achievement and success.

Upon completion of the Master of Science degree program, a graduate may choose to pursue a graduate certificate that leads to licensure in school administration for K-12 Principal, Special Education Administration or District Superintendent. Candidates may also pursue a Specialist degree or an Applied Doctoral (Ed.D.) program.

This is a highly flexible program designed for working professionals; online and in-person delivery allows for an accelerated option so that you can complete the program while ensuring you can meet your personal and professional obligations.

Program Highlights

  • Individual courses offered through a blend of on campus and online courses
  • Start fall, spring, or summer
  • Progress at your own pace
  • Connect and engage with your professors and colleagues
  • Faculty are accomplished professionals from the field
  • Our students and graduates have successfully launched and advanced their careers

Program Distinctions

Graduate Director

Dr. Frances Kayona

Student Organizations

Popular Careers

With a master's degree, you are eligible to take additional classes that will lead towards licensure in one of the following popular careers.
  • PK-12 Principal
  • Director of Special Education
  • Superintendent of Schools
  • Athletics Director
  • Community Education Director

Application Deadlines

U.S. Citizens International
Outside U.S.
Inside U.S.
Fall August 8 June 15 August 8
Spring January 1 October 15 January 1
Summer May 1 February 15 May 1

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