The Master of Educational Leadership program at the University of Cincinnati Online will provide you with real-world skills and knowledge to help you on your path to pursue an educational administrative or leadership role. This program prepares licensed educators to become strong leaders within educational organizations. With three main concentrations, choose the track that best fits your career goals. Concentrations for this program include Special Education Leadership, Principal Leadership, and General Administration & Policy.
The online Master of Education in Educational Leadership program is committed to serving the needs of schools throughout Ohio and the nation. Our program is ideal for licensed educators looking to further develop their knowledge and skills to enhance learning and to expand their earning potential through higher-level academic administration or leadership education roles.
What Will I Learn in an Online Master of Educational Leadership Program?
In this top-ranked program, you’ll:
• Discover the theories and practices of educational leadership and organizational behaviors in school systems.
• Gain hands-on experience through internships that will familiarize you with the roles and responsibilities of a principal.
• Examine current economic theories, sources of revenues, and trends in the fiscal structure and operations of public education.
If you are an employee or member of one of our partner organizations, you may be eligible for a tuition scholarship.
The faculty at UC are relevant, inspiring, supportive and connected.
“If I'm going to do something, I want to be the best that I can be at it. I didn’t need another degree in my life at age. What I wanted was to be good at my job and I wanted to make sure that I had the professional development that would set me up for success. This drive to be successful in educational leadership is what brought me to earn my Master’s of Education in Educational Leadership at UC Online.”
“I contacted a lot of schools about this program and ultimately decided on UC because of cost and proximity to where I lived. I also wanted a good school that everyone knows provides a great education. I'm happy with my choice. I chose online work because of the flexibility that comes with online classes. I am a mother and a teacher and had to fit in my classes when I had the time without taking time from my family. Every single professor communicated well with the students. They all replied in a timely manner and were open to using whatever means necessary. Using the discussion boards was a great way to communicate with other students and get to know them and their ideologies.
A Master’s in Educational Leadership can lead to a variety of rewarding careers, which include:
Programs can be completed full-time or part-time. Many programs are set up to be part-time, with most containing fewer than 10 credit hours in any given semester. We know you have a lot going on, so want to make sure that school can fit into your schedule. Note: There are some exceptions.
No. your degree will be conferred by the University of Cincinnati, which will also be reflected on your transcripts and degree.
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