Masters Programs in Educational Leadership

Compare 38 Masters Programs in Educational Leadership

Educational Leadership

A masters degree in educational leadership offers individuals from primary, secondary as well as those involved in higher education, human resource development and social work with an opportunity to advance their skills in educational organizations. The masters program is also ideal for people in management and in various leadership positions who would like to further their studies in related disciplines.

Students in the masters program acquire a deeper understanding of various theories in organizational behavior, educational leadership and change processes and how these three aspects impact educational institutions. The program helps the students familiarize themselves with a range of issues surrounding management and how the issues relate to developments in education, the society and the economy. The students develop skills in analysis of development policies and the various factors that affect the implementation of management policies in an educational context.

Graduates of the program also gain written and oral communication skills. These skills, backed with research skills obtained over the duration of the program enable the graduates to join the job market with an upper hand. Key information in relevant technologies as well as academic writing skills are also acquired while in the program. A masters program in educational leadership equips individuals with required skills to take up administrative positions in public and non-public educational institutions.

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Master of Education in Global Youth Development and Leadership

SIT Graduate Institute
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Brattleboro Washington DC

Earn a master’s in education in just one year. You’ll learn the hard skills you need to design and deliver an innovative, world-class youth program. Start in fall or spring—whatever works for your schedule—and get back out into the field after just 12 months. By the end of the program, you’ll be ready to step into competitive jobs. [+]

A degree designed around youth

Earn a master’s in education in just one year. You’ll learn the hard skills you need to design and deliver an innovative, world-class youth program.

Start in fall or spring—whatever works for your schedule—and get back out into the field after just 12 months. By the end of the program, you’ll be ready to step into competitive jobs.

Hands-on, experiential learning

A key component of the program is the practicum. This two- to three-month practicum will be completed in the summer following the completion of coursework for students starting in the fall or the summer between coursework semesters for students starting in the spring. This hands-on experience gives you an edge in the job market.... [-]


Master Of Education In Educational Administration

Grand Canyon University
Campus or Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 4 more

Grand Canyon University’s Master of Education in Educational Administration was created for those who are interested in pursuing a principal’s license and working in educational administration in the pre-K through 12 setting. [+]

Advanced Program For Principal Licensure Offered By: College of Education Overview Earn Your Master’s in Educational Administration Grand Canyon University’s Master of Education in Educational Administration was created for those who are interested in pursuing a principal’s license and working in educational administration in the pre-K through 12 setting. Offered through the College of Education, this masters in educational administration degree helps you learn professional and ethical practices as seen through the lens of a Christian worldview. In the masters degree in education administration online program, you participate in an internship along with practicum and field experiences. These opportunities provide you with practical application of the program’s learning objectives and competencies. It is through this practical application that you become well prepared to pursue educational administration positions after graduating. The Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) and Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) standards form the foundation of this regionally accredited and Arizona-approved program of study. To apply to this masters in educational administration degree program, you are required to provide documentation of two years of verified teaching experience. Degree Outcomes Learn the Skills to Sustain Positive PK-12 Schools Course subjects include administrative and leadership foundations, creating and sustaining positive school cultures, PK-12 legal issues, finance, curriculum development and professional development and empowerment of teachers. The practicum and internships provide practical application provide opportunities to observe and impact local schools and districts using leadership traits and theories to improve classrooms and beyond. What You Will Learn Gain Practical Internship Experience to... [-]

International Master Program of Educational Leadership and Management Development (ELMD)

National Chung Cheng University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Taiwan Chia Yi

The Master Program in Educational Leadership and Management Development (ELMD) run by the College of Education was established in 2012 as the first whole-English program in National Chung Cheng University (CCU), mainly contributed by the academic staff from the Graduate Institute of Education, the Department of Adult and Continuing Education and Center for Teacher Education. [+]

Masters in Educational Leadership. History The Master Program in Educational Leadership and Management Development (ELMD) run by the College of Education was established in 2012 as the first whole-English program in National Chung Cheng University (CCU), mainly contributed by the academic staff from the Graduate Institute of Education, the Department of Adult and Continuing Education and Center for Teacher Education. In September 2013, the academic year 2013/14, 4 overseas students began their study in ELMD as the 1st generation. Practically, the Program has the full support of the sectors of College of Education and of the Office of International Affairs, CCU. Beyond this, we also have harmonious and friendly cooperation relationships with the Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (Taiwan ICDF) and the Elite Study in Taiwan Office, enrolling talented students from different countries all around the world; at the same time, excellent Taiwanese students and Chinese students, both from Mainland China and other countries, are targeted as potential academic prospects. Missions To Promote High-Quality Pursuit of profound knowledge and to respond enthusiastically to the overwhelming global trends formed the solid basis for the establishment of the Program. Today, our message has not been more important. We are devoted wholeheartedly to building up a friendly network in which students are closely involved, in forms of deep concentration on their academic interests and studies, and at the same time of great enjoyment in living at CCU, Taiwan. Immersed in advanced skill training courses and well-organized intellectual lessons in terms of educational... [-]

Master In School Management: Business Pedagogy

Grupo Tiradentes
Campus Full time 18 months March 2018 Brazil Aracaju

The course qualifies professionals in education and related fields, in order to enable professionals to develop educational interventions, and to the process of humanization in school and non-school, such as businesses, hospitals and schools in order to spread a educational and social praxis based on the enhancement of the human factor. [+]

Differentials Course The course qualifies professionals in education and related fields, in order to enable professionals to develop educational interventions, and to the process of humanization in school and non-school, such as businesses, hospitals and schools in order to spread a educational and social praxis based on the enhancement of the human factor. Moreover, endows the business pedagogue knowledge, techniques and practices that will favor the enhancement of the human factor in school and non-school. In addition to enabling professionals to provide internal advice related to education and human development in organizations, preparing the business pedagogue to coordinate multidisciplinary teams in developing projects, highlighting educational ways to generate cultural changes in the workplace. General objective Enable professionals to develop educational interventions, and to the process of humanization in school and non-school, such as businesses, hospitals and schools, for the broadcasting of an educational and social praxis based on the enhancement of the human factor. Specific objectives Equipping the business pedagogue knowledge, techniques and practices that will favor the enhancement of the human factor in school and non-school; Empower education professionals to establish qualification and retraining programs; Enable professionals to provide internal advice related to education and human development in organizations; Prepare the business pedagogue to coordinate multidisciplinary teams in developing projects, highlighting educational ways to generate cultural changes in the workplace. TARGET AUDIENCE Teachers, administrators, educators, psychologists, social workers and other professionals related to the field of education, interested in teaching classes in higher education. METHODOLOGY The teaching methodology is... [-]

Master’s Degree in Education Leadership, Management and Emerging Technologies

Marconi International University - Miami
Campus or Online Full time Part time 18 months September 2018 USA Miami + 1 more

The Master in Education Leadership and Management program is designed for students who seek roles as leaders in the field of education, exposing them to innovative research and practice in the leadership, management and administration of educational institutions. [+]

The Master in Education Leadership and Management program is designed for students who seek roles as leaders in the field of education, exposing them to innovative research and practice in the leadership, management and administration of educational institutions. Taught by experienced practitioners and active researchers in the field, the Master integrates theory and practice to enable graduates to gain academic and practical skills in oral communication, problem solving, critical thinking and team building.

Program Objective

This Master program is intended for persons who wish to gain a comprehensive and contemporary understanding in one of the specialisms offered or in a number of disciplines that inform educational theory and practice. It seeks to equip those who aspire to positions of leadership in fields such as teaching, teacher education, health sciences education, educational management, educational guidance and counseling, special education, arts education, school violence and aggression, and educational research, with an ability to participate effectively in the advancement of knowledge, the formation of policy, the promotion of innovation, and the improvement of practice. The Master in Education Leadership and Management offers participants the opportunity to undertake a general study of the theory and practice of educational leadership and management analyzing them in light of current research and professional experience.... [-]


Master Of Education Sciences: Educational Leadership And Administration

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time Part time 3 semesters September 2018 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The purpose of the program is twofold. On the one hand, help the student to acquire deep knowledge in the field of specialization through (a) the monitoring of educational courses in an advanced level, (b) study the relevant literature, and (c) interaction with Faculty and other students. On the other, the program aims at fostering research skills through (a) the monitoring of specific quantitative and qualitative research courses, (b) small scale investigations in the various courses and / or drafting Master Thesis, and (c) participation in seminars / conferences research content. In general, the overall aim of the program is to help the student to become an independent thinker and scientist educator. [+]

Duration of study (years): 1.5 year Title of Studies: Educational Sciences and Management (MEd, 3 semesters) Level of Title of Study: Postgraduate (2nd Cycle of Studies) Language of instruction: Greek Study Mode: Full-time / Part-time Minimum Credits: 30 Minimum European Credit Units (ECTS): 90 Program Description Purpose The purpose of the program is twofold. On the one hand, help the student to acquire deep knowledge in the field of specialization through (a) the monitoring of educational courses in an advanced level, (b) study the relevant literature, and (c) interaction with Faculty and other students. On the other, the program aims at fostering research skills through (a) the monitoring of specific quantitative and qualitative research courses, (b) small scale investigations in the various courses and / or drafting Master Thesis, and (c) participation in seminars / conferences research content. In general, the overall aim of the program is to help the student to become an independent thinker and scientist educator. Goals To understand basic concepts, principles and models of educational leadership and administration. To perceive the school unit as an open system, which, on one hand, is in dialectical relationship with the wider environment in which it operates and, in turn, regulates rationalize its action for recovery of input it receives, on the arrangements for the procedures followed and to maximize its effectiveness. To understand the dynamics of the team and utilizing human resources in the school organization for conversion to a community of learners. Exercise in organization skills, management and... [-]

MSEd in Student Affairs Administration

University of Wisconsin La Crosse
Campus or Online Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 USA La Crosse + 1 more

Using a theory to practitioner model, the mission of the Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education master’s degree program is to prepare student affairs professionals with the competencies to work effectively within the complex political, economic, cultural, and social contexts of higher education... [+]

Masters in Educational Leadership. Degree Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.) in Student Affairs Administration (SAA) in Higher Education SAA Mission Using a theory to practitioner model, the mission of the Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education master’s degree program is to prepare student affairs professionals with the competencies to work effectively within the complex political, economic, cultural, and social contexts of higher education. Professional Compentencies The Student Affairs Administration (SAA) graduate program at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse has embraced the ACPA/NASPA Professional Competencies and has aligned the curriculum of the graduate program to ensure basic understanding in the competencies as part of the learning experience of our graduate students. About Student Affairs Student affairs is a critical aspect of the higher education experience. The work done by student affairs professionals helps students begin a lifetime journey of growth and self-exploration. Who We Are Student learning doesn’t just happen in a classroom. Opportunities for teaching and development exist everywhere and at all times on campus and it’s our job to seize these moments. And as student affairs professionals our job is to foster and promote these interactions. Encouraging an understanding and respect for diversity, a belief the worth of individuals, and supporting our students in their needs are just some of the core concepts of the profession. At NASPA, we understand the importance of this work and provide opportunities for our members to continue to expand their knowledge and skills. Careers in Student Affairs NASPA is an organization of... [-]

Master in Social Work with Youth and Children

Mykolas Romeris University
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2018 Lithuania Vilnius Latvia Riga + 2 more

The Master's Degree programme has been developed in conjunction with Latvia's Rīga Stradiņš University. Its implementation is based on the experience of education in social work in the EU. The goal of the [+]

(joint study programme with Riga Stradins University, Latvia) Why this study programme? The programme is based on three main basic blocks: theory (45 ECTS), practice (9 ECTS) and research work (36 ECTS). Theory study block consists of 2 main parts. Compulsory study subjects are to prepare specialists who are aware of Theoretical Models of Social Work, European social policy tendencies, able to plan, coordinate and implement innovations into the field of social service policy in accordance with modern youth socialization features, successfully organize social work with different youth groups. Multiple – choice study subjects is devoted to education of intercultural mediation competence that promotes dialog between different ethnic groups, enables to educate the society, especially youth, about other cultures. Block Research methods and Master's Thesis– help the graduates to justify methodologically their chosen research theme, form basic characteristics of Master's thesis, prepare particular research technique in order to emphasize the harmonization of methodological problems of purpose and research methodology. Semester in Riga Joint Master's study programme will be carried out in English language according to principles of intensive study programme, i.e. 2 weeks of intensive auditorial courses: I semester at Mykolas Romeris University + exam session; II semester - 10 days in Riga Stradins University + exam session; III semester - 5 days at Mykolas Romeris University + exam session and defense of Master's thesis. Lectures and workshops will be held face to face. Distance learning will be conducted continuously during the semester after intensive courses are finished: virtual lectures,... [-]

Masters of Education in Community Development and Action

Vanderbilt Peabody College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Nashville

The Masters of Education program in Community Development & Action is a two-year practitioner-focused degree in the HOD department, preparing students for professional leadership as change agents in local communities. [+]

Masters in Educational Leadership. The Masters of Education program in Community Development & Action is a two-year practitioner-focused degree in the HOD department, preparing students for professional leadership as change agents in local communities. The program combines theory, research, and practice to equip students with the tools to study, design, and sustain change in the context of organizations, communities, and policy that support positive human development. As a student of communities and human development, you are expected to make a strong commitment to your education by recognizing the intention behind program goals and making an effort to learn and grow beyond the minimum degree requirements. You are expected to commit to your best work and maintain your personal integrity as well as the integrity of the program. Coursework entails a minimum of 30 hours of required and elective classes in content areas. Course selection may vary according to career objectives of the student and recommendations made by his or her major advisor. Sample Program of Studies Fall 2014 Professional Seminar – Becoming a Change Agent* Community Inquiry* Community Development Theory* Spring 2015 Consulting Pre-Practicum* Community Intervention & Change Fall 2015 Theories of Inequality Program Evaluation Spring 2016 Community Organizing Global Dimensions of Community Development *Denotes required course A student may also choose to take an additional 6 hours and complete a concentration in an area of his or her choosing. Examples of areas of concentration include topics such as Leadership and Management, International Development, Education, Public Policy, Community Health and... [-]

Master of Education in Educational Administration and Leadership (M.Ed)

International University of the Caribbean
Campus Part time 2 years September 2018 Jamaica Kingston

The Masters in Educational Administration and Leadership is designed for educators who are seeking to be equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to become effective leaders /administrators in educational institutions. Graduates from this 2-year programme will be trained to provide leadership that is contextual, relevant and comparable to international standards... [+]

Master of Education in Educational Administration and Leadership (M.Ed) The Masters in Educational Administration and Leadership is designed for educators who are seeking to be equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to become effective leaders /administrators in educational institutions. Graduates from this 2-year programme will be trained to provide leadership that is contextual, relevant and comparable to international standards. The programme consists of academic course work, classroom seminars and tutorials, engagements with classmates and a major thesis. The modular courses are offered over an extended week, once per month (Fridays to Sundays), and tutorial on the Saturday after each module, where students will apply their new learnings. Applicants should possess an accredited Bachelor’s degree in Education. However, other applications will be considered. Core Courses Changing Paradigms in Education The Transformational Leader Professional Ethics Nurture of Peacemakers Educational Administration Performance Counselling Research Methods I, Research Methods II Spirituality and Social Change Strategic Management & Change The Teacher as a Professional Accounting & Financial Planning Organizational Development & Intervention Entry Requirements An undergraduate degree in a related field. Students without the requisite background may be required to do qualifying courses. Career Opportunities Principals/Vice Principals School administrators Teachers Lecturers Education Consultants Fees & Funding US$220 per credit US$660 per 3 credit cours [-]

Master of Education (MED/ALTA) Instructional Leadership

Alabama State University The Harold Lloyd Murphy Graduate School
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 USA Montgomery

The Instructional Leadership program will focus on leadership that develops candidates for the critical task of transforming school districts into cultures of excellence. To this end, candidates will be equipped with the appropriate knowledge, abilities and dispositions to facilitate organizational change. In keeping with our institutional academic goals, one of our missions is to develop candidates who will assist and lead school systems to eliminate the achievement gap, and to improve the lives of the economically and socially disadvantaged who have for too long been underserved educationally in this state and nation. Candidates will be expected to develop expertise in using data to drive improvement efforts, assessments, and to create and lead schools and school systems committed to student learning and achievement. [+]

Masters in Educational Leadership. The Instructional Leadership program will focus on leadership that develops candidates for the critical task of transforming school districts into cultures of excellence. To this end, candidates will be equipped with the appropriate knowledge, abilities and dispositions to facilitate organizational change. In keeping with our institutional academic goals, one of our missions is to develop candidates who will assist and lead school systems to eliminate the achievement gap, and to improve the lives of the economically and socially disadvantaged who have for too long been underserved educationally in this state and nation. Candidates will be expected to develop expertise in using data to drive improvement efforts, assessments, and to create and lead schools and school systems committed to student learning and achievement. Program Requirements The Educational Specialist Program in Instructional Leadership includes 30-33 credit hours with no fewer than 30 of the semester hours of course work being at the sixth-year level or above. Candidates will complete 21 credit hours of core courses, including technology, six credit hours of problem analysis, and a three-credit hour advisor elective. If candidates have not successfully taken a Survey of Special Education course, they will need to take SED 500 – the Exceptional Student. The 27 credit hours of core courses and problem-analysis project are as follows: ILP 674 Leadership in Instructional Technology ILP 680 Organizational Theory and Practice ILP 681 The Superintendency and School Organization Seminar ILP 682 School Business Management and Accountability ILP 683 Curriculum and Teaching for... [-]

MSEd Educational Psychology

College of Saint Rose
Campus Full time August 2018 USA Albany

If you aspire to motivate children in your classroom, make instruction more exciting, research instructional methods, or evaluate programs and lessons, a Saint Rose program in Educational Psychology can open these opportunities for you. [+]

If you aspire to motivate children in your classroom, make instruction more exciting, research instructional methods, or evaluate programs and lessons, a Saint Rose program in Educational Psychology can open these opportunities for you. Graduates leave this program with the ability to critique any instructional situation—teaching mathematical concepts in a typical classroom, leading adult workshops for the State Education Department, conducting parenting classes, grant writing, program evaluation, and others—and then develop strategies that will help create the optimal learning environment. Students choose from one of four schemes that lead to the degree: General Scheme: designed for students who seek a broad understanding of educational psychology and its application to diverse contexts Research Scheme: preferred by students—often aiming for their Ph.D. in Educational Psychology— who will be conducting empirical research in their careers School Psychology Scheme: open only to those who have been admitted into the Certificate of Advanced Study in School Psychology What Is Educational Psychology? Educational Psychology is a branch of psychology devoted to understanding the psychological issues associated with learning and motivation. Under this broad umbrella, the educational psychologists focus their research attention on the importance of human development, assessment, culture and technology. They look for the relationship between these issues and ways they may impact the learner. With this understanding, educational psychologists strive to create optimal environments where students can flourish academically, socially and personally. What Does an Educational Psychologist Do? Educational Psychologists work in a variety of settings. Many are classroom teachers who use their master’s... [-]

Master of Education in Educational Leadership (MEd)

William Paterson University of New Jersey
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Wayne

The MEd in educational leadership program, designed for teachers who aspire to leadership positions in schools, values democratic collaboration, diversity, equity, theory, critical inquiry, reflective practice, continuous improvement, student success, and ethical practice. The program strikes a balance between the competing tensions of management and leadership. Courses focus on the development of skills that enable aspiring principals to... [+]

Masters in Educational Leadership. Master of Education in Educational Leadership (MEd) The MEd in educational leadership program, designed for teachers who aspire to leadership positions in schools, values democratic collaboration, diversity, equity, theory, critical inquiry, reflective practice, continuous improvement, student success, and ethical practice. The program strikes a balance between the competing tensions of management and leadership. Courses focus on the development of skills that enable aspiring principals to understand how to manage schools successfully. At the conclusion of their studies, graduates embrace shared leadership, diversity, equity, reflective inquiry, and ethical values that support relationships in caring, nurturing learning environments for all students. They also bring meaning, value, and focus to their school communities, leading them far beyond the ordinary. This University graduate program prepares degree candidates to both lead and manage schools successfully. This is a two-year, 39-credit program. The course of study for the MEd in educational leadership incorporates: extended, weekend classes that meet twice a month during each semester two one-week summer courses. two years (300 hours) of field experience as candidates continue in their current job. national technology competencies embedded in each of its courses. opportunities to apply theory to practice through performance-based assessments in each course. Successful candidates receive a master of education degree and a supervisory endorsement. Upon completing the program and passing the Praxis in educational leadership, candidates are eligible for principal licensure by the New Jersey Department of Education. This two-year cohort model program is intended for candidates who have completed a... [-]

Master of Education in Leadership (MEEL)

American University of Ras al Khaimah
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 United Arab Emirates Ras Al Khaimah

Master of Education in Leadership (MEEL) [+]

Master of Education in Leadership (MEEL) Admissions Criteria Recognized Bachelor’s degree in the relevant field of study (i.e., Education, Business Administration, or Engineering) Minimum CGPA of 3.00 out of a 4.00 scale or its equivalent, students with a CGPA of 2.50 or above may be conditionally admitted English Proficiency Requirements Name of Exam Score IELTS 6.0 Band TOEFL – Paper based 550 TOEFL – Internet Based 79 Cambridge English Test – Advanced 52 Pearson’s Test of English – Academic 50-57 City & Guilds TESOL B2 NOTE: English exam exemptions might be granted to applicants who Speak English as their native language, grew up in a country where English was the official language and English was the language of instruction at their undergraduate institution or can provide a copy of the expired English test results submitted with the application to their English-medium undergraduate institution. [-]

Master of Learning and Teaching (MOLT)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Campus or Online Full time Part time 2 - 6 years February 2018 Australia Toowoomba Australia Online + 2 more

If you have a bachelor degree in any field other than education and want to become a school teacher, USQ’s Master of Learning and Teaching will get you there. This all new master’s level degree will equip you with an advanced and comprehensive understanding of education and thoroughly prepare you for your new career. [+]

Masters in Educational Leadership. Become a primary or secondary school teacher If you have a bachelor degree in any field other than education and want to become a school teacher, USQ’s Master of Learning and Teaching will get you there. This all new master’s level degree will equip you with an advanced and comprehensive understanding of education and thoroughly prepare you for your new career. Majors Primary Secondary Professional experience There are 60 days of supervised professional experience placements and 20 days of an unsupervised internship at a 50 per cent teaching load in a school or other approved educational context. You also have the opportunity to undertake some of your professional experience overseas. Professional accreditation Graduates of the Master of Learning and Teaching (Primary) are eligible to apply to the Queensland College of Teachers for teacher registration. In addition to completing all requirements for the degree, students need to pass the Personal Literacy and Numeracy Test (PLANTITE) prior to graduation. It's recommended that students pass the PLANTITE before the successful completion of 8 courses. Please register for the PLANTITE test through the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) wesite. Career outcomes As a graduate of the Master of Learning and Teaching you will be eligible for teacher registration. This presents many exciting opportunities of finding employment as a teacher throughout Queensland and the world. Entry Requirements 3-year bachelor degree or equivalent in a discipline other than education with a minimum GPA of 4.5 out of 7.0. applicants must show... [-]