The Master of Education with a concentration in Educational Leadership prepares educators who hold a valid teaching certificate to lead an educational institution, emphasizing the core knowledge and skills required to fully participate in educational governance at the school, district, and community level.
The curriculum is aligned with the national Professional Standards for Educational Leaders. Coursework in this program emphasizes four core areas of study: instructional leadership, school operations, and school leadership. The 30 credit hour program may be completed in as little as 18 - 24 months online.
Candidates must pass the required educational leadership certification examination for their respective state to gain eligibility for degree conferral
Our students find success as vice principals, principals, and administrators in school districts.
It is the responsibility of the student to contact the Department of Education for their state to verify that their state will accept the coursework from Saint Leo.