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64 Master of Art Programs in Educational Leadership

People seek master’s degrees for many reasons. In the field of education, a master’s degree can aid one’s movement up the ladder in a school system. It can also increase a person’s salary. An MA can assist with these goals and prepare students for further study in a doctoral program. What is an MA in Educational Leadership? This is a degree that offers career growth to educ… Read more

People seek master’s degrees for many reasons. In the field of education, a master’s degree can aid one’s movement up the ladder in a school system. It can also increase a person’s salary. An MA can assist with these goals and prepare students for further study in a doctoral program.

What is an MA in Educational Leadership? This is a degree that offers career growth to educators. It can enable teachers and other educational professionals to become school administrators, such as principals or superintendents. There are degree schemes for primary, secondary and university education professionals. Typical course offerings include topics such as educational technology, public policy, conflict resolution and organizational theory. This degree is often obtained to meet state certification requirements for an administrative position.

Candidates for the MA in Educational Leadership learn many skills to bring with them into the workforce. Scholars learn management skills to build leadership abilities as well as organizational skills. In addition, they are taught technology skills that can be transferred to fields outside of education.

There is a large variance in costs among degree schemes in educational leadership, depending on the school and its location. If you study full-time, this degree program can often be completed in one to two years.

Those who have completed the MA in Educational Leadership are often able to teach at public and private schools. They are often recruited for administrative positions in school systems, universities and other educational institutions. Many principals have an MA in Educational Leadership, and often these individuals move up the ladder to district-wide positions in administration, such as instructional coordinators, supervisors, or directors. In higher learning institutions, individuals may work as registrars, college provosts or deans of students or faculty.

The MA in Educational Leadership is offered by many universities all around the world. Online programs are very popular for those who need freedom and flexibility. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Unicaf - Liverpool John Moores University
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Educational aims of the programme: Expand critical understanding in the area of Leadership in Education through learning based on critical engagement with current educational ... +

Educational aims of the programme: Expand critical understanding in the area of Leadership in Education through learning based on critical engagement with current educational theory, research, policy and practice; Develop critical educational practice through analysis of reflection on and engagement with this knowledge and understanding in their professional settings; Develop professionally and personally through learning programmes at Masters level; Conduct original research in their educational setting around an aspect of leadership in education; To provide the opportunity for students to achieve their full academic potential at level 7 through study, encouraging self-motivation, self-awareness and application of initiative; To develop students with leadership acumen for current and future educational contexts. -
MA
Part-time
3 years
English
Online
 
University of Helsinki
Helsinki, Finland

In the two-year Master’s Program in Changing Education, you get an understanding of education as a dynamic and transformable construct from the individual neural level to glob ... +

In the two-year Master’s Program in Changing Education, you get an understanding of education as a dynamic and transformable construct from the individual neural level to global policies. You also gain the knowledge and skills to analyze, develop, and influence the practices and structures of education systems, institutions, teaching, and pedagogical issues. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2022
Campus
 
Georgetown University - Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Washington, USA

The Master of Arts in Educational Transformation (MAET) equips professionals with the skills and insights needed to tackle tough problems in urban education and to promote the ... +

The Master of Arts in Educational Transformation (MAET) equips professionals with the skills and insights needed to tackle tough problems in urban education and to promote the kinds of transformations that will bring greater opportunity – and justice – to children. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus
 

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Unicaf University (ZM)
Lusaka, Zambia

The Unicaf University MA in Educational Leadership and Management provides learners with in-depth knowledge and fruitful experience towards the Management and Leadership strat ... +

The Unicaf University MA in Educational Leadership and Management provides learners with in-depth knowledge and fruitful experience towards the Management and Leadership strategies that can be adopted and implemented in any academic institute and organization. The program supplies anyone who wishes to be employed as an academic administrator, coordinator and director within public and private education. The curriculum is designed based on international and national standards and criteria. The learners obtain certain skills in evaluating a current problem, conducting research and come up with solutions. They are confident to develop academic instructions and involve the relevant stakeholders in decision-making in order to improve teaching and learning. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
University of Roehampton London
London, United Kingdom

Froebel College and Roehampton's School of Education are rooted in Froebelian principles that include a commitment to addressing people's well-being personally, in education, ... +

Froebel College and Roehampton's School of Education are rooted in Froebelian principles that include a commitment to addressing people's well-being personally, in education, and in their communities. It is an aim of this master's programme to strengthen students’ awareness of the social and communal influences that impact the ideas, frameworks and practices adopted by leaders and organisations within our communities. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2022
28 Sep 2022
Campus
 
University of Exeter Online
Exeter, United Kingdom

The online MA Education (Master of Arts in Education) is an innovative programme designed to equip you with the skills to succeed in a wide variety of educational contexts. It ... +

The online MA Education (Master of Arts in Education) is an innovative programme designed to equip you with the skills to succeed in a wide variety of educational contexts. It offers a rich curriculum examining theory, research, policy and practice in the field of education globally, and provides a unique student experience. -
MA
Part-time
24 months
English
09 Sep 2022
11 Aug 2022
Online
 
George Washington University - Graduate School of Education and Human Development Online
Washington, USA

GW's Master's in Educational Leadership and Administration is a 30-credit master's degree and can be completed in as little as 2 years. The program includes courses and field ... +

GW's Master's in Educational Leadership and Administration is a 30-credit master's degree and can be completed in as little as 2 years. The program includes courses and field experiences designed to meet administrative certification requirements in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, and other states that honor interstate compact agreements. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Online
 
Bath Spa University
Bath, United Kingdom

A Master's in Education Leadership and Management designed for those who aspire to become, or are currently working as, leaders in an educational organisation.

A Master's in Education Leadership and Management designed for those who aspire to become, or are currently working as, leaders in an educational organisation. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Aug 2022
Campus
 
University of Law Online Postgraduate
London, United Kingdom

The principal aims of this part-time online programme are to encourage professionals working in legal, business, further and higher education sectors to continue their profess ... +

The principal aims of this part-time online programme are to encourage professionals working in legal, business, further and higher education sectors to continue their professional development as Business Professionals working in Higher Education settings. Our emphasis is on providing a highly flexible and collaborative approach to enhancing the career of those working in support departments, such as registry, assessments, recruitment and more areas with the university infrastructure. This programme is conducted purely online with high-quality, experienced and dedicated supervision, which gives an opportunity for maximum flexibility whilst maintaining a critical creative approach to learning. -
MA
Part-time
24 months
English
May 2022
Online
 
The University of Manchester Middle East Centre
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

If you’re a teacher or an educator looking to move into a leadership role within an education organisation, this course is for you. It will give you vital knowledge and skills ... +

If you’re a teacher or an educator looking to move into a leadership role within an education organisation, this course is for you. It will give you vital knowledge and skills to take your career to the next level, empowering you to lead with confidence and have a real impact. -
MA
Part-time
2 years
English
Sep 2022
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
London School of Planning and Management
UK Online, United Kingdom

Become a clear, confident and comprehensive educational leader with our Masters in Education Management and Leadership pathway. Learn about professional development with strat ... +

Become a clear, confident and comprehensive educational leader with our Masters in Education Management and Leadership pathway. Learn about professional development with strategies to overcome challenges faced by leaders in education all over the world. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 18 months
English
Aug 2022
Online
 
Campbellsville University Online
Campbellsville, USA

Accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), the online Master of Arts in Educational Administration (Principal P-12) program from Campbells ... +

Accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), the online Master of Arts in Educational Administration (Principal P-12) program from Campbellsville University prepares individuals for roles as elementary, middle, and high school administrators. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Aug 2022
Online
 
NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development
New York, USA

Explore educational politics and policy, the role of educational organizations working with schools and communities, and research and policy analysis.

Explore educational politics and policy, the role of educational organizations working with schools and communities, and research and policy analysis. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 4 semesters
English
Oct 2022
Campus
 
The University of Manchester Worldwide China Centre
Shanghai, China +1 More

This MA in Educational Leadership in Practice will build your intellectual and practical confidence in all interactions; with teachers, parents, students, managers, board memb ... +

This MA in Educational Leadership in Practice will build your intellectual and practical confidence in all interactions; with teachers, parents, students, managers, board members and policymakers, to engage at a higher level and influence change. -
MA
Part-time
2 years
English
Feb 2023
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Lingnan University
Tuen Mun, Hong Kong

The Master of Arts in International Higher Education and Management is designed for those who want to seriously study international higher education, policy, and governance, a ... +

The Master of Arts in International Higher Education and Management is designed for those who want to seriously study international higher education, policy, and governance, as well as management and leadership issues in managing the contemporary university. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus