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35 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 Nottingham Malaysia
Semenyih, Malaysia

The MA in Education is a unique modular and flexible programme designed to reflect the needs of individuals or organisational cohorts. While each module has its own particular ... +

The MA in Education is a unique modular and flexible programme designed to reflect the needs of individuals or organisational cohorts. While each module has its own particular focus, all are concerned with investigating contemporary educational issues in the light of economic and social contexts, appropriate literature and the shared experience of course members. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Jun 2020
Campus
 
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
Campus
 
University of Roehampton London
London, United Kingdom

This postgraduate programme is designed to offer professionals the opportunity to engage in systematic and analytical enquiry into the theory and practice of leadership and ma ... +

This postgraduate programme is designed to offer professionals the opportunity to engage in systematic and analytical enquiry into the theory and practice of leadership and management in education. Students will use the knowledge and skills gained to improve their own practice, in leadership and management roles, across the whole range of educational institutions and related organisations. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development
New York, USA

Change the future of education policy with a career in leadership, politics, and advocacy. In this master of arts program, you'll explore educational politics and policy and t ... +

Change the future of education policy with a career in leadership, politics, and advocacy. In this master of arts program, you'll explore educational politics and policy and the role of educational organizations working with schools and communities, both nationally and internationally. Learn to lead cross-sector, create collaborative networks, and engage in research and policy analysis. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 4 semesters
English
Sep 2020
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
Jun 2020
Campus
 
Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester, United Kingdom

How do we understand the complexity of leadership in educational organisations? How do we develop ourselves as more reflective leaders and managers? How can we contribute to t ... +

How do we understand the complexity of leadership in educational organisations? How do we develop ourselves as more reflective leaders and managers? How can we contribute to the development of socially just educational systems? Our course is designed for people aspiring to, or currently in, leadership and management roles in educational settings. -
MA
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Queens University of Charlotte Online
Charlotte, USA

Queens University of Charlotte's 100% online M.A. in Educational Leadership strives to make it easy for you to step into K – 12 administrator roles with confidence.

Queens University of Charlotte's 100% online M.A. in Educational Leadership strives to make it easy for you to step into K – 12 administrator roles with confidence. -
MA
Part-time
22 months
English
Online
 
University of London
London, United Kingdom

If you're an educational professional looking to progress into management or an educational planning or development role, this is the ideal degree.

If you're an educational professional looking to progress into management or an educational planning or development role, this is the ideal degree. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 5 years
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Online
Winona, USA

The online Master of Arts in Educational Leadership from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota will help you become a leader or administrator in early childhood, K-12, higher e ... +

The online Master of Arts in Educational Leadership from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota will help you become a leader or administrator in early childhood, K-12, higher education, or a corporate training environment. -
MA
Full-time
English
Online
 
University of Leeds, Faculty of Education, Social Sciences, and Law
Leeds, United Kingdom

This specialist programme is suitable for educators such as teachers, school leaders, lecturers, inspectors, administrators and officials who want to gain an insight into educ ... +

This specialist programme is suitable for educators such as teachers, school leaders, lecturers, inspectors, administrators and officials who want to gain an insight into educational policy issues of current global significance and their implications for the effective leadership of educational institutions. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 
Royal Roads University
Victoria, Canada

The Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration and Leadership is a two-year, 33-credit program that provides graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to provid ... +

The Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration and Leadership is a two-year, 33-credit program that provides graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide effective leadership within complex and changing higher educational environments. This program is designed for higher education administrators and leaders looking to advance their understanding and application of systems thinking, leadership theory, higher education literature and research, critical thinking, strategic planning and leading meaningful change. -
MA
Online & Campus Combined
Part-time
2 years
English
16 Jun 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Lewis University Online
Romeoville, USA

Customize your online MA in Organizational Leadership degree with a concentration in Higher Education-Student Services. This interdisciplinary program combines a keen understa ... +

Customize your online MA in Organizational Leadership degree with a concentration in Higher Education-Student Services. This interdisciplinary program combines a keen understanding of human behavior with leadership techniques and progressive management. -
MA
Part-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
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 2021
15 Jan 2021
Campus
 
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
 

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