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56 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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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
 
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 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
Campus
 

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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
 
Exeed College
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates +17 More

This dynamic and relevant programme will appeal to those interested in deepening their critical understanding and knowledge of educational issues and effective responses in lo ... +

This dynamic and relevant programme will appeal to those interested in deepening their critical understanding and knowledge of educational issues and effective responses in local, national and international contexts, and in their development as a leader in education at all levels. Students may be quite recent graduates and aspiring leaders, or an experienced educational leader – the content and specialised online learning approach is designed to provide a rich, stimulating and individualised learning experience. -
MA
Full-time
English
Jul 2021
Campus
Online
 
The University of Manchester Middle East Centre
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

At The University of Manchester, we believe educators are powerful influencers and have important voices in a rapidly globalising world. It is our intention to empower educati ... +

At The University of Manchester, we believe educators are powerful influencers and have important voices in a rapidly globalising world. It is our intention to empower educational leaders to face tough challenges in globalising educational spaces with compassion and competency. -
MA
Part-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
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
 
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 2021
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
Sep 2021
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
Campus
 
Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester, United Kingdom

Our MA Educational Leadership masters is a flexible course for anyone interested in critically exploring educational leadership. We offer a full-time, on-campus route and a pa ... +

Our MA Educational Leadership masters is a flexible course for anyone interested in critically exploring educational leadership. We offer a full-time, on-campus route and a part-time, blended learning route so you can study at a pace that suits you. Whether you are a current or aspiring leader in education or a related field, our course appeals to a variety of backgrounds and professions. You’ll be joining a diverse and thriving community of postgraduate students from the UK and across the world. Critically analyse the key approaches and debates in the field of educational leadership from the UK and global perspectives and develop your understanding of different leadership models. You will evaluate and learn to think with a range of theoretical frameworks to deepen your critical analysis of leadership. You’ll also use theory to examine and challenge your own beliefs and assumptions. This enables you to reframe how educational leadership is practised and contribute to new and innovative methods for the future. We aim to empower you to approach your own research with confidence. You’ll extend your understanding of research techniques to prepare you for completing your own dissertation. You’ll be supported by active researchers in our internationally renowned Educational and Social Research Institute (ESRI). We’ve designed this postgraduate course to allow you to specialise and focus on areas of education that interest you. You can specialise by choosing an option unit based on work by world-class researchers in the Faculty of Education. Your option units may include topics such as literacy and language, educational philosophy, learning in informal settings, or international perspectives in education. When you graduate, you’ll achieve a masters degree that highlights areas of your personal and professional interest. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
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
Sep 2021
Campus
 
The University of Manchester Worldwide China Centre
Shanghai, China +1 More

This course will equip you with the skills and knowledge that educators and other similar education practitioners require for a successful career in their educational organisa ... +

This course will equip you with the skills and knowledge that educators and other similar education practitioners require for a successful career in their educational organisations. It offers a balance between strategic focus, theoretical foundations and practical applications to apply directly into the workplace. -
MA
Part-time
24 months
English
Sep 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
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
24 months
English
Sep 2021
Online
 
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
Part-time
2 years
English
14 Jun 2021
14 May 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 

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