The Master of Education in Educational Leadership degree is designed for individuals interested in educational administration in the PK-12 setting and social services settings for children, but who must postpone a school site-based administrative internship or choose not to seek a K-12 principal's license. Graduates of the master‛s in educational leadership program are prepared to become educational leaders in the home, church, private schools, and other settings not requiring a principal's license.
Those seeking a master‛s in educational leadership will study and explore topics such as: Educational administration foundation and framework, educational leadership, data-driven decisions for school improvement, legal issues in education, public school finance, supervision and instructional leadership, and curriculum development for school improvement. Other areas of emphasis include leadership styles and development as well as organizational culture and team leadership.
Geared toward individuals who are already licensed as teachers, this program does not lead to a principal‛s license but may lead to career advancement. To be admitted into this master‛s in educational leadership program, two years of teaching experience is strongly recommended. Students who complete this program and then desire to secure a principal's license will be required to complete the program requirements of the Master of Education in Educational Administration.
* Please refer to the Academic Catalog for more information. Program subject to change.