The George Washington University

Off-Campus Programs

Educational Leadership and Administration


413 John Carlyle Street

Virginia Beach, VA 23602

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Post-Masters Certificate in Educational Leadership and Administration; Offered in Alexandria, Newport News, Virginia Beach and Richmond, VA

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Arts in Education and Human Development (M.A. in Ed. & H.D.) in the field of Educational Leadership and Administration is designed for the working professional in the K-12 arena interested in various school-based and central office leadership positions, supervisory positions, and increased responsibility in teaching. The program is designed to prepare graduates for advanced levels of professional responsibility in diverse school communities and to increase their technical, conceptual, political, and leadership skills. The Education Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership and Administration is a post-Master's Degree that provides educational personnel at the elementary and secondary levels added expertise in the field of administration. This program can also provide educators with an opportunity to meet multi-state academic licensing requirements for principal, assistant principal, and/or instructional supervisory personnel. Candidates must have three years of teaching and/or administrative experience upon completion of the program. The Post-Master’s Certificate in Educational Leadership and Administration is designed for individuals with teaching credentials who currently hold a master’s degree from an accredited institution and are seeking licensure in administration for qualification as assistant principal, principal, or central office supervisor.


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

Facts & Figures

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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