Northern Arizona University

College of Education

Educational Leadership, M.Ed


PO Box 4084

Flagstaff, AZ 86001

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.Ed.-Educational Leadership

Format: Online

Program Description:

M.Ed. in Educational Leadership - School Leadership K-12 This emphasis is designed to help you prepare to serve in a leadership position at the K-12 level, which does not necessarily require state administrator certification. Such positions may include: teachers serving as a department chair of an academic unit leading curriculum initiatives working with school and community programs M.Ed. in Educational Leadership - Principal K-12 This emphasis is designed to prepare you to serve as a school principal at the K-12 level. The School Administration Principal K-12 emphasis requires 36 hours of coursework as follows: 6 hours of required foundations courses (including a research course) 27 hours of required leadership skills development courses 3 hours in an internship experience requiring 135 clock hours and a separate application process M.Ed. in Educational Leadership - Educational Foundations This emphasis is designed to prepare you to: teach education courses to undergraduates at the college level establish a foundational background to become a K-12 educational consultant administer a charter school pursue a doctorate degree and then teach at a higher institution in the Foundations area M.Ed. in Educational Leadership - Community College This emphasis is designed to prepare you to work at a community college as a faculty member or in another leadership role.


Program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. NAU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

International Student Requirements:

Please see our website for international applicant requirements.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 30

In State Tuition (per year): 9462 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 22452 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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