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Master of Arts in Educational Leadership and Administration


The Educational Leadership and Administration Program prepares educational leaders who foster a norm of ethical behavior, moral integrity, and social responsibility in an interdependent and rapidly changing world.

Leaders from many fields including K-12, higher education, and nonprofit organizations will benefit from this fast and flexible program. The Master of Arts in Educational Leadership and Administration is instructed by a talented faculty composed of scholar-practitioners who bring real-world experience and nationally recognized scholarship to the teaching and learning experience. The program emphasizes:

  • Applied theories of educational leadership
  • Mastery of practical skills required for effective leadership and administration
  • Competence in research methods necessary for understanding and assessing learning organizations

Fast Track Schedule

  • Designed to meet the needs of working professionals
  • Courses completed over an 11-month period
  • 16 weekends (Friday evenings and all day Saturdays, held bi-weekly)
  • Five-week summer session
  • Rigorous, practical, program requiring serious academic commitment¬†

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