Master - Education: Educational Leadership

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The Master of Education in Educational Leadership at Northcentral University focuses on helping you strengthen your background in education, as well as introduces you to new techniques and knowledge to help you pursue leadership 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 in Educational Leadership at Northcentral University is designed to give you a better look into the ever-changing field of education administration 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 safety and education politics. Additional courses cover supervision and leadership techniques for educational leaders and education finance and laws. 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 10 courses, including a research capstone course.

Courses for a Master of Education in Educational Leadership

Course CodeCourse Name
EDU 5000 Foundations for Graduate Study in Education
ED 5012Leadership in Educational Organizations
EDL 5004 School Law
ED 5016Instructional Supervision and Leadership
ED 5044 Technology and a Vision for the Future
ED 5013 School Finance
ED 5015 School Safety
EDL 5033 School Based Leadership
ED 5031 Policy and Politics in the Administration of Education
ED 6500 MEd 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:

  • Education Administrator
  • School Principal
  • Lead Teacher
  • Preschool Administrator
  • Department Dean