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Master of Arts in Educational Leadership

Master of Arts in Educational Leadership

  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
Educational Methodology, Policy, and Leadership focus on developing and implementing effective practices in education and social system settings. Programs provide educational leaders, policymakers, and researchers with the skills needed to design and implement strategies that improve practices in educational organizations. Graduates are qualified for a variety of positions such as education system administrators, principals and superintendents, instructors and researchers in higher education and nonprofit settings, specialists in intervention development, implementation, and evaluation, and researchers in evaluation, management, leadership, and educational policy. During the first term of graduate work, each student plans a program of study with the assistance of the student’s advisor. The master's degrees in educational leadership focus on four major areas of specialization. Students select one of these specializations when entering the degree program: Policy and Leadership: For those pursuing careers such as program coordinators or college advisors in central school administration, student support services, or staff and community relations Educational Technology and Virtual Schools: Builds theoretical knowledge and applied skills in uses of technology within schools and for leadership in technology-based programs and virtual schools. Reading Degree or Endorsement: For those who want to build a deep knowledge base in literacy development, assessment, and instruction, as well as implementation and leadership of data-driven literacy systems. Quantitative Research Methods in Education: Prepares those pursuing careers in educational research.