Earn your degree in Educational Leadership

Mississippi College provides exceptional leadership education that places a greater emphasis on teaching and learning.
Our unique Master’s degree program in Educational Leadership preparation carefully selects cohort members each spring to begin a 15-month modular program consisting of 39 semester hours, which begin in the summer term. The faculty offers experienced and innovative perspectives and provides a series of modules focusing on six dimensions of leadership, including:

  • Personal/Interpretational
  • Instructional
  • Organizational
  • Resource
  • Political
  • Informational

Your course curriculum will be integrated with seminars, practicums, and internships, and culminate in formal internships during the last semester of preparation.

Mississippi College also offers the Doctor of Education Program in Educational Leadership for professionals in education who wish to assume leadership roles in K-12 settings. Students can enroll during the spring semester of each year and may enter with a Master’s degree, but must complete the specialist degree before beginning doctoral level courses.

Degree Options

Master of Education in Educational Leadership

As a student enrolled in our Educational Leadership Master’s degree program, your course curriculum will include Introduction to Administrator Preparation, Instructional Dimension of Leadership, Information Management Dimension of Leadership, Political Dimension of Leadership, and more.

Education Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership

As a student enrolled in our Education Specialist Degree Program in Educational Leadership, course curriculum includes Personnel Management, Leadership Dilemmas, Legal Structures and Legal Issues, Technology Trends in Curriculum and Instruction, Central Office Roles and Responsibilities, and more.

Doctorate in Educational Leadership

If you choose to earn a Doctorate in Education at Mississippi College, your course curriculum will cover Basics of School Finance and Fiscal Control of Schools, Roles and Functions of the Superintendency and School Board Relations, Comparative Philosophies of Education, Instructional Supervision, and more.

The MC Experience

If you’re a working adult with multiple responsibilities, Mississippi College can help make education more accessible to you. We understand that children, jobs, school activities and more can become overwhelming. Leadership programs offer educators the ability to utilize day courses during the summer and evening courses during the fall and spring semesters.

If you are searching for colleges in Mississippi or are interested in our educational leadership programs, contact Mississippi College today and speak with an admissions representative who is ready to answer your questions.

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