The George Washington University

Graduate School of Education and Human Development

MA in Education and Human Development in Educational Leadership and Administration


2121 I Street

Washington, DC 20052

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MA in Educational Leadership and Administration

Format: Online

Program Description:

The online Master’s in Educational Leadership Administration is designed for teachers and school administrators who want to advance into leadership positions. The program prepares you for advanced levels of professional responsibility in diverse educational communities and will increase your technical, conceptual, political, and leadership skills. Completion of the degree may prepare qualified candidates for administrator/principal licensure.

The program is accredited and recognized as a program of distinction by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). It is also nationally recognized by the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC).

Why GW’s online Master’s in Special Education?

  • Tradition of Excellence: For more than 30 years, GW’s program has created exceptional leaders in education.
  • Applied Coursework: Students expand their knowledge and skills by completing a series of real-world education leadership projects.
  • Practice-Based Instructors: Students learn from faculty members who are current in the field, share their real world experiences and provide uncommon insight on the field.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Eligibility Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: The Office of Student Financial Assistance offers financial aid in the form of Federal Stafford Loans and alternative loans to graduate students seeking to finance their graduate educations.

Locale: Large City

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