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PK-12 Educational Leadership

PK-12 Educational Leadership

The PK-12 Educational Leadership program offers Master's (M.S.Ed.) and Educational Specialist (Ed.S) degrees that prepare aspiring leaders for school and division-level administrative positions. The Ph.D. in Education with a concentration in Educational Leadership prepares educational leaders for professional positions in PK-12 schools, faculty positions in higher education, research positions, and state and national policy making.

M.S.Ed.

30 credits

Ed.S.

33 credits

Ph.D.

60 credits

M.S.Ed. and Ed.S. applicants may apply year round. Ph.D. cohorts start each summer.

The M.S.Ed. prepares individuals for leadership roles in schools and school divisions.

The Ed.S. is primarily designed for individuals who hold a master's degree in an area of education (aside from educational leadership) and do not have a license in administration supervision preK-12.

The Ph.D. prepares educational leaders for professional positions in the PK-12 schools, faculty positions in higher education, research positions, and state and national policy making for PK-12 schools.

The M.S.Ed. and Ed.S. programs lead to full Commonwealth of Virginia Licensure in Educational Administration and Supervision, Pre-K-12. Both programs are offered in a live, web-based format.

 
Classes are scheduled weekdays in the late afternoon and evening to accommodate the schedules of working professionals.

Transforming educators into tomorrow's school leaders.