Master of Education in Educational Leadership (MEd-EdL)
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Master of Education in Educational Leadership
Prepare to have a greater influence on the future of education with the 100% online Master of Education in Educational Leadership (MEd-EdL) degree program at National University. Through this comprehensive program, you will gain the skills and knowledge you need to take on a leadership role so you can have an impact on policy and more.
NU’s Master of Education in Educational Leadership program is an ideal option if you have a teaching background and want to prepare for leadership roles within education. The program is aligned with the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (PSEL), so you can be confident you will be prepared to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow as an educational leader.
Prepare to Lead and Make an Impact
Through our unique one-to-one learning model, you will have the personal attention you need to succeed. You will explore vital topics, including disciplinary theories, managing curricular resources, fundamental skills for administrative leadership and education policy for school leaders. The MEd-EdL program also covers school law and school finance.
Fit your studies into your busy schedule with a master’s program that’s offered fully online with access to online learning tools designed to support your growth. And with weekly start dates, you can start your studies when it works best for you.
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- Assistant principal
- Teaching faculty member
- Adjunct faculty member
- Academic advisor
- Student service manager or director
- Program coordinator
- K-12 schools (public and private)
- Colleges and universities (higher education)
- Federal and state education agencies
- Private sector (as an education consultant)
*Positions may require additional experience, training, and other factors beyond completing this degree program. Many roles may also require state licensure, and it is the student’s responsibility to ensure that all licensure requirements are met.
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As a graduate of National University’s Master of Education in Educational Leadership (MEd-EdL) program, you will be able to:
- Apply quality standards to enhance instructional rigor and instructional strategies fostering student learning and development and augment teacher professional development
- Select strategies to cultivate an inclusive and supporting learning environment to enhance accessibility, community collaboration, and student success
- Analyze the aspects of professional capacity and resource needs for a quality professional learning community promoting an effective and efficient learning environment for all teachers, staff, and students
- Synthesize current educational research and theory within educational evidence-based practice for ongoing school improvement
- Facilitate effective educational leadership vision and integrity through strategic planning involving data-driven decision-making and evidence-based practice
National University’s dedicated admissions team is here to help you throughout the admissions process. We accept and review applications year-round and, once you’re admitted, you can begin your studies as soon as the next week.
To apply to the Master of Education in Educational Leadership (MEd-EdL), you must have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally or nationally accredited academic institution or a qualifying international institution.
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