The Master of Education in Educational Leadership program is committed to serving the needs of schools throughout the nation by offering a curriculum that incorporates comprehensive leadership and management training, as well as strategies to plan for diversity, inclusion, and fairness in education.
The program prepares candidates to become leaders in schools through three main focuses: Special Education Leadership, Principal Leadership, and Non-Licensure.
Educational Leadership involves working with teachers, students, and the community to implement diversity, inclusion, and fairness into the teaching curriculum as it pertains to meeting common educational goals.
The online Master of Education in Educational Leadership 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.
Special Education Leadership: When you earn your Master in Educational Leadership degree online with a concentration in Special Education Leadership, you will focus on the legal and ethical roles and responsibilities of a professional within the field of special education.
Principal Leadership: A Principal Leadership concentration will give you the tools to be a successful principal within a school or school district.
Non-Licensure: Study Educational Leadership with or without an educational/professional background through our non-licensure track.
If you are an educator who has been looking to advance your career in the education field, move into education administration, special population education, become a principal, or simply to advance your classroom leadership, our Master’s in Educational Leadership degree is for you.
Our graduates are also eligible to take the Ohio Assessment for Educators licensure exam.
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“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 Masters in Educational Leadership can lead to a variety of rewarding careers, which includes:
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.
The University of Cincinnati is one of the first institutions to offer online courses. Innovation in education is at the forefront of what we do. We have expanded the convenience and quality of our online learning to online degree programs. Today, we offer nearly 100 degrees from undergraduate to doctoral programs.
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