Marygrove College

Graduate Studies & Professional Development

Master of Arts in Educational Leadership

Address:

8425 West McNichols Road

Detroit, MI 48221

United States

Phone:

1-313-927-1240

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Educational Leadership

Format: Online

Program Description:

The online Master of Arts in Educational Leadership program is designed to prepare candidates with advanced knowledge and skills in leading and managing a school committed to the success of all students. This online educational leadership Master’s program focuses on preparing candidates to serve as the instructional leader in the school, ensuring both a supportive environment and rich learning experiences for students and adults. Candidates learn to effectively engage the systems within which schooling is embedded by understanding and applying principles of system theory in their planning, decision making, and change processes. They examine the relationships among social justice, school culture and student achievement and are challenged to work for a school vision and culture of high expectations and equitable opportunities for all students. Additionally, candidates for an online educational leadership Master’s degree gain foundational knowledge in organizational theory and educational research.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
K - 12 Administrator, Program Coordinator, Instructional Supervisor, Director, or Department Head

SPECIFIC MASTER OF ARTS IN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP PROGRAM INFORMATION
The online Master of Arts in Educational Leadership program is for those who have completed their undergraduate studies, hold a teaching certificate, and are interested in becoming a K-12 administrator. The program is offered online. Students who are currently principals are able to submit a professional portfolio to be reviewed for consideration of waiving Internship II (EDL 687).

MASTER OF ARTS IN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Submit a graduate application
  • Send official transcripts for the bachelor degree-awarding institution to Marygrove College: Office of Admissions
  • Have a minimum 3.0 grade point average
  • Create a Career Plan
  • Provide two letters of recommendation from individuals who can speak to the candidate’s leadership potential
  • Present an elementary or secondary teaching certificate

Accreditation:

Marygrove College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), an independent corporation that is one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. The Higher Learning Commission accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central region.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 30-33

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Loans are available regardless of need and credit history. Repayment and deferment options vary depending on type of loan. Students must file a FAFSA to be eligible. Veteran benefits may also be available. FAFSA Code: 002284.

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 0-999

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