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Graduate Studies & Professional Development
8425 West McNichols Road
Detroit, MI 48221
Master of Arts in Educational Leadership
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.
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
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
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