Master - Education: Educational Leadership

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The Master of Education program in Educational Leadership at Northcentral University focuses on you the means to strengthen your background in education, as well as introduce you to new techniques and knowledge to help you pursue careers in the field. Read on to find out more about this program today.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The online Master of Education program in Educational Leadership at Northcentral University is designed to give you a better look into this ever-changing field and the skills and knowledge required of today's leaders in education. Courses will cover a variety of subjects, ranging from foundations for graduate study to more specialized subjects, such as education for social change. During the program, you will have the opportunity to select from a number of electives, so as to focus on areas that suit your interests and abilities. You will be required to complete a capstone research project in order to graduate from this program.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you are interested in this program, you should already have a strong background in education as well as a talent for directing and leading others. You should have a desire to strengthen your abilities that could be useful in future job opportunities. Applicants to Northcentral University's online master's degree programs should already possess a bachelor's degree.

What Are the Course Requirements?

To graduate from this program, you must complete a total of 30 credit hours. You will be required to complete 15 credits from required foundational courses, 12 credits from specialized courses of your choice, and three credits from a research capstone course.

Courses for a Master of Education in Educational Leadership

Course CodeCourse Name
Required Foundational Courses
EDU5000 Foundations of Graduate Study
ED5022 Education Policy and Practices
ED5001 Contemporary Issues in Education
ED5034 School Community Relations
ED5023 Multicultural Relationships in Educational Organizations
Specialization Courses
ED5008-8 Teaching Diverse Students
ED5004-8 School Law
ED5011-8 Leading and Developing Human Capital
ED5012-8 Leadership in Educational Organizations
ED5013-8 School Finance
ED5014-8 School Organization
ED5015-8 School Safety
ED5016-8 Instructional Supervision and Leadership
ED5022-8 Educational Policies and Practices
ED5025-8 Education for Social Change
ED5031-8 Policy and Politics in the Administration of Education
ED5033-8 School-Based Leadership
ED5034-8 School Community Relations
ED5035-8Supervision of Curriculum
Signature Course
ED6002-8 Action Research Capstone

What Could I Do After Graduation?

Career Opportunities

After completing this program, you may be able to seek out a career choice that suits your abilities. You could be able to find work in a variety of work environments, working with teachers and students or with the materials used for education.

Career paths you could choose to pursue include, but are not limited to:

  • Teacher
  • Tutor
  • Educational Materials Designer
  • Education Administrator
  • School Principal
  • Public Relations